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  • October 31, 2019

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    Ridesharing Safety Tips

    As a college student, you’ve probably used Uber, Lyft, or some other ridesharing service. And even if you haven’t, you know someone who has. Ridesharing is a convenient, and typically inexpensive, way to get around. Whether you need a safe way to get home after a night out, or you just need a ride to the airport, this service is helpful to [...]
  • 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 23, 2018

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    8 Tips on How to Pack Efficiently

    Whether you are packing for a month-long road trip across the country, spring break to Mexico, or a weekend trip to Toronto, packing lightly has never been easy. Our team at Behind the Bricks has compiled some tips to ensure that you can fit everything in your suitcase (even if you don’t need it)! 1. Roll your clothes One of the simplest, yet [...]
  • 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 [...]