How Studying Abroad Changed My Life

“Travel is little beds and cramped bathrooms. It’s old television sets and slow Internet connections. Travel is extraordinary conversations with ordinary people. It’s waiters, gas station attendants, and housekeepers becoming the most interesting people in the world. It’s churches that are compelling enough to enter. It’s McDonald’s being a luxury. It’s the realization that you…

A Pit Stop In Giza

Arriving just after 1 o’clock in the morning to Cairo, I was on cloud nine after seeing the Nile from miles above. Flying over one of the world’s most ancient cities, my 12 hour layover seemed like a perfect idea… until I landed & got off the plane.

Why the Kakslauttanen Arctic Igloos Are Not Just a Pinterest Phenomenon

Plastered across every Pinterest travel board and wanderlust’s bookmarked webpages are photos of glass igloos with Northern Lights painted above. Titled “The Most Unique Places in the World” and “101 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die,” the glass igloos in Finland’s Lapland have a lot to live up to. So is it worth it?