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City Guide: Tennessee’s Biggest Cities

In the heart of Dixieland, you’ll find Tennessee, a state that boasts sweet people, great food and gorgeous scenery. Tennessee offers both an urban and a country flair, and a…

Best Things To Eat While in Karpathos, Greece.

My trip to Karpathos, the second larges of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece was a very different experience than my normal visits. I usually spend my summers in Greece, but…

5 Reasons Morocco Should Be Your Next Trip

Last April I had the opportunity to travel through Morocco. Throughout my trip I visited Casablanca, Marrakech, Ouarzazate, and the Sahara Desert. We scaled the Atlas Mountains by teetering bus…

Natotela Umunandi – Travelling Somewhere Truly Foreign

When looking to study abroad, look beyond the typical destinations. Natotela umunandi means “Thank you, friend” in Bemba, the language of northeast Zambia. I learned this phrase in a futile…

A Mini Guide To Hanoi City

Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam was recently ranked the 2nd in “top 25 destinations in Asia” by Tripadvisor. My lovely hometown packs in its tiny size thousands of years…

Supercharge Your Weekend in Shanghai, China

Have the Time of Your Life in the Biggest City in the World After backpacking through China, I had two nights to spend in my final destination: Shanghai. The entire…

What To Do With 1 Week In São Paulo, Brazil

This past May of 2019 I got to spend a week in São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city. The trip was part of an MBA course I was taking, called “Doing…

How To Get The Most Out of 5 Days In Marrakech

1. Learn some Arabic or French! While many people in Marrakech know English, it wouldn’t kill you to learn a little before you go. Americans don’t have the greatest reputations abroad…

10 Reasons Why Asia Should Be Your Next Adventure

Do you have an itch for adventure? Do you want to go boldly where fewer tourists have gone before? Is Europe too expensive? Do you really love seafood? I have…

Expectations for a first time trip to China.

Fear and anticipation for my first trip to Shanghai, Beijing and Xi’an. This weekend, I will be embarking on my very first solo trip – and to China, no less!…

5 Mouth Watering Places to Eat in Cape Town for Vegetarians

Authentic and meat-free South African options in Cape Town If you didn’t gain weight after your trip to South Africa, then you didn’t eat at the right places. The food is full…

Top 5 Less Obvious Things to do in Cape Town

Five things you will love to do in Cape Town (that aren’t a safari) for any lover of local life, adrenaline junkie or adventurous world traveler! Many students and travelers come…

Top 10 Things to do in Bali

Scuba diving: This was by far my favorite activity during my time in Bali. Whether you’re certified or have never dived before, the scuba instructors are accommodating to all levels.…

Planes Trains and Automobiles: How to Travel through SE Asia

I spent three of the best months in South East Asia this past summer studying and traveling through Thailand, Cambodia and Bali. Needless to say, I became very comfortable getting…

Was China How I Expected?

A Follow-up to My Expectations for a First-Time trip to China A few weeks ago, I returned from my first solo trip to Beijing, Datong, Xi’an and Shanghai. It was…
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