5 Bucket List Things to Do in Iceland in the Winter

Iceland has become a popular destination for summer travel, but many are still weary of traveling to Iceland in the winter for fear of harsh weather conditions. This is an understandable concern, but there are also many benefits to traveling in the off-season. There are plenty of activities to do in Iceland in the winter, and Read More …

Snorkeling Silfra With Scuba Iceland: Floating Between the North American and Eurasian Tectonic Plates

One of the most unique and memorable experiences of my life was snorkeling Silfra earlier this month. Silfra is a freshwater fissure located in Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. The fissure was created as a result of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates breaking apart, and the water in the fissure is one of Read More …

Stay in Style: Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre

As soon as I walked into Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre, I immediately felt at home. The rustic, cozy ambience reminded me of my own home back in Chicago, and the simple and clean Scandinavian design made me reimagine how my own apartment would look with these neat pieces. I’ve had the privilege of staying Read More …

6 Best Restaurants and Bars in Toronto 2017

Having lived in Toronto from 2010-2015 and visiting frequently since, I have seen its increase in popularity as one of the hottest up and coming cities in North America for tourists, and especially young people, to visit and even to relocate. As the city has increased in popularity, its food and drink scene has also spiked, Read More …

A Female Traveler’s Guide to Having a Positive Couchsurfing Experience

One big reason I’ve been able to travel so much as a broke college student is because of Couchsurfing. It has kept my travel costs low by reducing my accommodation costs to nothing. It has also been a great way for me to meet new people and make new friends from all over the world, many of Read More …

Our Favorite Resources for Cheap Student Travel

Travel is one of the most enriching and rewarding experiences for a student. It is oftentimes the best form of education as it equips the student with knowledge and experiences that are not taught in lecture halls and classrooms. It opens up students’ minds to different cultures and people and broadens their awareness and knowledge Read More …

How I Traveled to NYC for a Weekend with $20 USD

This is perhaps one of our most highly requested posts yet. I had mentioned in an earlier post that I would frequently travel to New York City (NYC) from Boston with $20 USD or less, including all transportation, accommodation, and food, and received an influx of messages asking how it is possible to spend so Read More …