Tag Archives: 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,…

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…

Healthy Eating Travel Tips

For many of us, summer means a break from school, a chance to spend time with our friends and family, and maybe even a summer vacation. However, during the summer, making healthy food choices, especially while traveling can be challenging! Hydration can also be difficult….

Spain

An American In Spain

Traveling is such an amazing way to experience different cultures, and in the process, you begin to think of your own culture differently. For example, I consider myself a laid back person. I know Americans are often thought of as being uptight, and very work oriented, but I never saw myself that way… until…

Study Abroad

Studying Abroad

I recently spent 5 months in Spain studying at Suffolk University’s Madrid campus, and I can’t stop talking about it. Study abroad programs have become more prevalent in America, being offered and encouraged by many college/university programs (and through some high schools). These programs are…