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Steamboat, Colorado: Good Eats

Well Steamboat, you have been good to me. Three days of nearly perfect weather, great snow coverage and beautiful times have come and gone, but the memories live on (thanks to my new Steamboat apparel…kidding). The only thing I have left to do is talk about the food. You know I can’t go on a… Continue reading Steamboat, Colorado: Good Eats

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Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Hot Springs

One thing that makes Steamboat Springs so special is its name. Legend has it that French trappers were in the woods and heard a gurgling sound that sounded like a steamboat. It turned out to be natural springs, and hence, the two words were combined to create Steamboat Springs. I got to experience the hot… Continue reading Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Hot Springs

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Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Cowboys and Giants

It’s the second day of skiing and I can now confidently say that Steamboat is my favorite skiing destination. Not only were we surprised with a bunch of hot air balloons right out of our apartment balcony last night and a DJ to drive the energy of the crowd, today we were treated to country… Continue reading Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Cowboys and Giants

travel tips

10 Travel Gifts on Amazon Right Now

It’s time to travel to Amazon to find a present for your jet-setter friend. If you’re pressed for time, let this guide save you some valuable minutes, so all you need to do is click, approve and buy. Travel wallet Store all your travel necessities while keeping them safe with the RFID blocking technology in… Continue reading 10 Travel Gifts on Amazon Right Now

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25 Travel-Themed Gifts Below $25

The holidays are here, and so is shopping time. If you have a frequent traveler in your life, you might want to think about giving them a gift they can really use. Here are 25 travel-themed presents that won’t break the bank.  LifeStraw This gadget is a game changer. The slim, light-weight “straw” removes 99.99%… Continue reading 25 Travel-Themed Gifts Below $25

Outside Perspectives

Definitely a Treat: American Student Discovers U.K. Celebrates Halloween

By: Alexa Hoffman For anyone wondering, yes—London does celebrate Halloween. It’s a bit weird how I found out. I had first realized because I started seeing decorations in a lot of the main shopping stores. For instance, there’s a store called Flying Tiger which is basically the U.K. version of 5 Below, and they had… Continue reading Definitely a Treat: American Student Discovers U.K. Celebrates Halloween

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A Student Discovers Nightlife, Hostels and Community in Belgium

By: Rachel Bowman While I had liked to think of myself as well traveled before my study abroad trip, I had only left the country a few times and mostly had traveled within the states. Coming to Amsterdam is the most traveling I had ever done, and actually planning a trip to another country from… Continue reading A Student Discovers Nightlife, Hostels and Community in Belgium

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Back to Rome: Italy and Spain 2016

Have you been on a trip that was so perfect it feels like a distant dream? Or had an experience that makes you want to claw through time and space to get back to it? That is exactly how I feel about my study abroad trip in Rome during July of 2016. The trip took… Continue reading Back to Rome: Italy and Spain 2016

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Back to Rome: Ibiza Night 3

Sarah, Chrissy, Lauren, Mitch and I had some time to use before heading to the first nightlife area of the night, a beachside bar called Bora Bora. Naturally, we decided to shop around the strip and buy some good ‘ole touristy things. I ended up getting a shot glass in which to put my sea… Continue reading Back to Rome: Ibiza Night 3

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Back to Rome: Ibiza Day 2

Saturday morning brought a bit of rain, but after breakfast, it cleared right up. We ate at the same place as the day prior, and I had the same meal: eggs, bacon, toast and beans. We swiftly moved from breakfast to to the bus stop in order to make the 10:15 bus to Ibiza Town,… Continue reading Back to Rome: Ibiza Day 2