I want to preface this post by saying I was super nervous to ski during the pandemic. It turned out to be a lovely time. It’s winter and there’s only one good thing that comes with that: ski (and snowboard) season. My awesome dad (also known as Rippin’ Russ while on the mountain) planned a… Continue reading What it’s really like to ski during the COVID-19 pandemic
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What is revenge travel and will you partake?
If there is one thing we learned during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s that Americans don’t like feeling trapped (i.e., protests against masks, flocking to bars as soon as they open and so on). America is still facing rising cases throughout the country and the uncertainty of when any sort of entertainment will return to “normal” is consequently… Continue reading What is revenge travel and will you partake?
What is “Adventure,” Really?
Hello, friends! Today I want to talk about a revelation I had about something I mentioned a few weeks back: adventure. What is adventure? According to Merriam-Webster, it’s an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks;an exciting or remarkable experience;an enterprise involving financial risk I want to focus on the first and second definitions. An… Continue reading What is “Adventure,” Really?
Americans Don’t Use Their Vacation Days, but They Should
Summer isn’t over yet and I’m already worrying about how I am going to occupy myself during winter and the slight seasonal depression that comes with it. My first thought is to escape to a warm island. Some people are busy planning their winter tropical getaways; however, many are not. They’re not going anywhere, even… Continue reading Americans Don’t Use Their Vacation Days, but They Should
Why People are Fabricating their Vacations
This is a friendly reminder to not compare yourself to others. We are all guilty of it to some degree, whether it’s about worrying how fast you graduate from college compared to your classmates, your income, where you live or even how quickly you can get married and have kids. A new concern being added… Continue reading Why People are Fabricating their Vacations
16 Travel Safety Tips You Should Know
Traveling can be an exciting escapade, but it’s not all fun and games. There should always be a concern for safety while traveling, regardless how comfortable you feel; You don’t want to be prepared only after you get scammed or robbed. Here are 16 safety tips that will keep you more protected during your adventures.… Continue reading 16 Travel Safety Tips You Should Know
The 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women and Why
It’s no news that women are continuously pushing their boundaries in work, social and personal settings. With a healthy and ever-growing base of female travel bloggers, it also seems that they are bulldozing through travel limits as well. A recent study by Allianz Global Assistance, though, shows that women still face many obstacles when it’s… Continue reading The 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women and Why
Most People Have Not Traveled Alone for Leisure; Here’s Why
Travel influencers and bloggers often make solo travel look picturesque, with scenic photos of their backs turned to the camera, sitting on a huge cliff overlooking a deep blue ocean and cloudless skies. However, to the general population, traveling solo might be a daunting task, according to a new survey by Allianz Global Assistance. Of… Continue reading Most People Have Not Traveled Alone for Leisure; Here’s Why
Study Finds Households Near National Parks are Healthier; Here are 5 U.S. National Parks to Visit
It’s springtime and finally acting like it in the tristate area. Spring is always an exciting time of year for students like myself—nicer weather allows us to spend some much needed time outside and also gives us a hint of the upcoming summer fun we plan to have. Speaking of outside time, a recent Science Advances study shows… Continue reading Study Finds Households Near National Parks are Healthier; Here are 5 U.S. National Parks to Visit
Americans Will Need an ETIAS for European Travel, Not a Visa
News broke recently that American citizens along with people from more than 60 countries will soon need a visa to enter Europe’s Schengen Zone, an area compromised of 26 countries. This, however, is a bit misleading. The new clearance is not a visa, but an approval through the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS).… Continue reading Americans Will Need an ETIAS for European Travel, Not a Visa