Although there are plenty of things to do in Rochester on the weekends, sometimes it is nice to plan a weekend getaway. Whether you want to take a break from school, work, get off campus, or bond with a group of friends, here are some perfect weekend getaways for you to try out! Buffalo, New … Continue reading Best Weekend Getaway Spots
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. … Continue reading 10 Ways to NOT Look Like a Tourist
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 … Continue reading How To: Travel Solo
When it comes to traveling, I bet we can all agree that long flights are the absolute worst! As college students, most of us tend to travel in economy, not first-class. Your legs get cramped into tiny seats, there’s nowhere for you to comfortably rest your head, and if you have claustrophobia, just forget it. … Continue reading How to Survive a Long-Haul Flight
Lost suitcases, and waiting forever at the luggage carousel for your bag are some of the not-so-glamorous parts of traveling. Suitcases and duffles get lost while traveling more often than you’d think, so it’s extremely important to be prepared if you find yourself in this situation. Check out our list of what to pack in … Continue reading What to Pack in your Carry-On
Hostels get a really (unfair) bad rep; people wonder if they’re safe, if they’re clean, if they’re worth the savings - the list goes on. If I’m being honest, I’ve had a couple less-than-stellar experiences myself, and I’ve never hesitated to share these stories in past blog posts. However, these experiences are not the rule; … Continue reading So, What are Hostels Really Like?
Within this past year, I’ve traveled to fourteen countries in four months and lived in my car in the Western United States for about ten weeks. I picked up a few useful traveling tricks along the way and am constantly receiving texts, snapchats, and DMs from friends asking me questions about my travels, as well … Continue reading The 7 Questions I’m Asked Most About Traveling