Archive for December 2015

Bucket List Budapest: A Guide to Thermal Baths

If you are looking for some fun, relaxation, and a way to (literally) soak up a bit of Hungarian culture, a trip to one of Budapest’s many thermal bathhouses is a must. Budapest is home to over 100 thermal springs, which have been used for their healing waters since Ancient Rome. While no operational Roman…

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29 Signs You Just Returned Home From Studying Abroad

Returning home from the semester of a lifetime can often be an even bigger adjustment than when you first set out on you adventure. Between unpacking, dealing with time differences, and sharing all your stories with friends and family, there are some thing all study abroad alumi can relate to. Here are the top 29 Signs…

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15 Stocking Stuffers For The Travel Addict In Your Life

This holiday season, get the travel addict in your life something they are sure to use! These low-cost gifts are perfect for your friends and family members who just can’t seem to stay in one place. If you yourself are the wanderer, pass this list along to friends or family to ensure you are prepared…

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Czech It Out: Prague Christmas Markets

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The weekend I arrived in Prague marked the first weekend of their Christmas markets, and I was more than excited to not only be able to explore this unique and historic city, but to see it filled with Christmas magic. Prague did not disappoint! One of my favorite…

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The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List For Ladies

Packing for a a few months or a semester abroad can be incredibly stressful. As soon as you begin to pack the “essentials” your large checked bag suddenly seems to shrink, and you begin to panic. Plus, how are you supposed to decide everything you want to wear months in advance? I’ve been there before…

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10 Times Florence Got You A Little Too Excited For Christmas

Just in case you were thinking Florence couldn’t get any more beautiful, over the past few weeks a transformation has been taking place. A little Christmas tree popping up here, the stringing of twinkling lights there, and voilà the city I know and love has suddenly transformed into an enchanting world of Christmas cheer. I spent the…

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6 Factors to Consider Before You Choose Where to Study Abroad

No matter where you study abroad, you are guaranteed to have a thrilling, life changing experience. However, not all study abroad locations are created equal. It is surprising how many students pick a study abroad location on a whim, or because their friend had a great time, only to later wish they had studied abroad…

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Florence Foodie: La Ménagère

Nestled in the center of historic Florence lies La Ménagère, a modern concept restaurant that feels like it was transported from a trendy urban neighborhood in London or San Francisco. Originally opened in 1896 as an iconic Florentine shop, La Ménagère was recently renovated into the unique space it is now. The industrial decor is created with…

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