Studying Abroad in London: A Stop in York

by Heather Robinette / Jul 11, 2017 /
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Here's the next article in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad! If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.

10 Ways to Save Money on Family Travel to Paris

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 11, 2017 /
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You've booked the flights, gotten the guidebooks, and are finalizing your budget for your trip to Paris. Now that reality has set in, it's a good idea to find ways to save money on Family Travel in Paris. Never fear! Although Paris can be expensive, there are definitely ways to cut costs without turning your journey into a cheapskate's dream.

11 Unusual Things to Do, Eat, and Explore in London

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 11, 2017 /
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If you’re headed to London, you’re probably overwhelmed with suggestions on places to eat, things to see, adventures to be had. But what if you wanted something a little bit differerent? Well, luckily London is full of surprises – interesting places to explore, hidden gourmet gems, and even a blockbuster or two.

8 Ways to Get Around Paris

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 11, 2017 /
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You're there! In Paris, exploring and eating and learning and just LOVING being there, soaking up the je ne sais quoi that is Paris.

8 ways to get around Paris

Did you know that there are more ways to get around Paris than the Metro or a cab? Take a look!

1. Walk (need I say more?). Bonus Paris points if you have a dog, or look great.

Artist of the Month: Spencer Reynolds

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 08, 2017 /
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It was an article about the best surf artists on instagram that led me to our artist of the month, Spencer Reynolds, and his partner, Stacey, who helped facilitate our interview (thanks, Stacey!). 

Foodie Finds: Best Place to Eat Near Sleeping Bear Dunes

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 06, 2017 /
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Sleeping Bear Dunes - voted the most beautiful place in the US! And it is definitely worth the title - we've written extensively about this gorgeous place, since it is almost in our own backyard.


9 Unusual Things to do in Ft. Lauderdale

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 06, 2017 /
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Say Ft. Lauderdale, and what you do think? Beaches, crazy parties, overdone fun? Maybe...but the town has worked hard to discourage the Spring Break mentality, and offers a wide range of things for visitors to explore. It's a great place to visit, full of interesting things to discover - and, of course, nature all around you.

How to Summer: 40 Tips for a Curious, Engaged Summer

by Stacey Ebert / Jul 05, 2017 /
At the age of seven, I started going to summer camp. From the moment school ended, I counted the hours until camp began. When my years of being a camper ended, I became a counselor, then a lifeguard, and then an aquatics director. Camp has been a part of my summer story since as long as I can remember. My family didn’t travel much in the summer. My sister and I both had varied camping experiences, while my brother chose to stay home for the summer. There are far more children who don’t go to camp than do.

40 years of Mexican Modern Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

by Rosie Carbo / Jun 29, 2017 /
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What were the social, political and cultural elements that shaped the unique, colorful artworks created by such famed Mexican artists as Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros? 

Travel from Paris: 20 Tips on Taking the TGV

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 29, 2017 /
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Ready to jet from Paris for the weekend – fast?! Take the TGV, which is a world-record speed holder train, heading from city to city at up to 200mph. Hubbed in Paris, the TGV (pronounced tay-jzay-vay) is a train system that is an economical way to explore Europe – all within a few hours travel time.