Category Archives: Vacation and Travel

Ditching Homesickness

As recent grads are feverishly packing to move into their new college dorms, a common fear that unites them all is impending homesickness. Homesickness, or culture shock, is something nothing can prepare you for. The reason is that it’s almost impossible to pinpoint one thing…

Making the Most of your Summer

As the school year winds down, one thing is on everybody’s mind: SUMMER. While summer is a time for relaxation , it’s also a great opportunity to do something valuable for yourself. There’s a perfect balance to strike here–let’s explore some options. This first idea…

Overcoming My Fears

Overlooking the fog that covered the peaks of the most diverse and green mountains, it hit me that I was in Costa Rica. I found myself in a lodge full of unfamiliar faces that would share the next 3 weeks immersing in Costa Rica’s culture,…

Adopt a Healthy Habit

Summer is a great time for all things fun, whether it’s heading to the beach with friends or exploring a new museum. It’s also a great time to adopt some health habits that will help keep you healthy and safe this summer. Drink Water It…

Into the Wilderness

Imagine nothing beyond the sight of decaying evergreen with overgrown grass and trees around you with the feeling of mud and rotting plants on your clothing. This was my life for two weeks-camping, canoeing, hiking, and portaging (the struggle of carrying a 70 pound canoe…

From Lemon Groves to Butcher Shops

The wheels of our luggage rolled across the smooth, polished floors of the airport. In July of this past summer, my dream of traveling the world with my friends became a reality. After winning the Glocal Challenge last year, an innovative project for students at…