How to Not Look Like a Tourist…When You Will Always Be One

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Americans are easy to spot abroad. Our accents make us stand out – made famous by Hollywood films. Our dress is often deemed too casual – as usually people dress for comfort (such… Continue reading

THE TOP TEN PLACES THAT HAVE MADE GRANADA MY HOME

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Originally posted on ISA Study Abroad Student Blog:
Michelle Alderink is a student at Grand Valley State University¬† and an ISA Featured Blogger. Michelle is currently studying abroad with ISA in Granada, Spain.…

How do you vacation?

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Are you the traveler who likes to be pampered, enjoys relaxing cruises, and wants to sit on a remote island all to yourself to take in the sun? Or are you the adventurer… Continue reading

Here’s a Tip on Tipping Abroad

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In the United States of America, customers tip their servers 15-20% of the overall bill. However, this isn’t customary around the world.¬†International students at William Penn University, often leave little or no tip… Continue reading

Will you lose, gain or stay the same during your travel?

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Traveling can mean one of three things for your weight. 1. You will lose weight because either you don’t like any of the food so you don’t eat much or you are not… Continue reading

Travel as a Graduation Gift

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While traveling in South Africa, I met numerous young adults who were backpacking across the continent. I asked how they could afford to do something such as that and received a common response:… Continue reading

Cruising into the Headlines – and not in an entirely good way

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By now, most people have heard of the Carnival Cruise Triumph’s not so triumphant engine failure in the Gulf of Mexico. (If you haven’t heard the story, check out the Huffington Post’s article… Continue reading

What a budget impasse could mean for travelers

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The United States government is facing another budget issue – but this is one that will impact global travelers. Unless agreements can be made, automatic budget cuts will begin on March 1st, which… Continue reading

How healthy is your traveling?

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Sure, your airplane seat has that little paper over the headrest. But how often does it get changed? These are the type of questions that makes one feel tingly as one considers truly… Continue reading

DEALING WITH STRESS WHILE TRAVELING

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Originally posted on Travel Relapse:
You just missed your train, now what… Stress happens in our daily lives all the time, whether we are late for work and just missed the train or…