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  • December 2, 2019

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    Guide to Packing for Winter Break

    There’s only one more week of classes left and before you know it you’ll be done with finals and heading home for a much needed break. Before you can hit the road, you’ve got to pack up. But how do you know what you’ll need? Behind the Bricks has got you covered. Here’s some tips that’ll make packing a breeze. You Don’t Need Everything As long [...]
  • January 22, 2019

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    10 Ways to NOT Look Like a Tourist

    When it comes to traveling, the last thing you want to do is stick out like a sore thumb. While traveling, especially internationally, tourists are often targets for pickpocketing, overcharging, and much more. Don’t allow yourself to fall into these tourist traps! Here are some tips on how to avoid looking like a tourist: 1. Learn some basics [...]
  • December 4, 2018

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    How To: Travel Solo

    When planning winter break, weekend road trips, or even day trips, we tend to ask our friends if they’d be interested in joining. While traveling with your close friends will result in memories that will strengthen your friendships, this doesn’t mean that traveling with other people is the only option. If your friends are unable to travel with [...]
  • October 9, 2018

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    How to Stay Fresh on the Road

    After completing a cross-country road trip this past summer, I can tell you first hand the one thing that I underestimated was the lack of showering. Not going to lie, my hair was probably the best it’s ever been because all the natural oils and “science”. However, it got to a point where I couldn’t stand it and I just needed to feel clean [...]
  • October 2, 2018

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    11 Ways to Travel with the Budget of a College Student

    You're young and broke. Don't worry, we get it. College is filled with ramen noodle dinners, student loans, and chasing down any free food there is on campus. What people tend to forget is that it is also filled with the beauty of time (not during the actual semester, of course). From breaks, to summers, to long weekends, don't waste this [...]