Travel Tips

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4 Ways to Prepare for the Winter Commute

The dreaded commute can be bad enough with ever-increasing traffic, but as we creep closer to winter, there’s also a lot to consider in regards to your personal safety over the colder period. According to a study developed by automotive company Ford, the average EU commute is 37.5 minutes per day, whereas the average commute in the UK is 54 minutes.

Your Guide to the London Tube

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Feb 13, 2017 / 0 comments

The ins and outs of getting around on the London Tube

Prior to studying abroad in London, I spoke with a friend about things I needed to know about London. The first thing he said was to get familiar with the tube. He also gave me a map so I could start studying. Before you leave for London, I would highly recommend getting familiar with the map. The tube will most likely be a part of your daily life. I’ve put together some information on the tube to help you get started! 

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Ten Drawbacks to Cruising

With the holidays behind us my attention is fully directed towards finding a March cruise. Topping the list of possibilities is Brazil, or maybe Chile.

The Ultimate College Packing List: Don’t Forget Your…

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Sep 09, 2016 / 0 comments

You’re excited to finally be heading off to university! But first, you’ve got to narrow down your roomful of belongings into a much smaller space that you’ll probably be sharing with someone. How do you decide what to take? What will you need? What can you buy while you’re there? Here is a packing list for heading off to university. I recommend that you customize it according to your interests (sports, music, etc.), and always remember – less is more. It's all got to fit in the car (or airplane) to get there!

Travel Tips: Cancun

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May 16, 2013 / 0 comments

If you’re like me, you love holidaying in exotic locations that are home to stunning coral sand beaches, clear blue skies, and waters that are more than warm enough to take a dip in - but don't want the unreasonable price tag that may be associated with such exotic destinations. I’m always looking for the beach.

One such place in the sun is Cancun, Mexico. It is Mexico’s largest tourist destination – for good reason. There’s something for everyone, whether you are traveling with a group, with your family, or by yourself.

Brookgreen Gardens: a gentle side of Myrtle Beach

by Janice Waugh /
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Apr 22, 2011 / 1 comments

Brookgreen Gardens is truly an oasis in Myrtle Beach. Most of the area is golf courses, malls, chain restaurants and mini-putts. But Brookgreen Gardens makes a stop in Myrtle Beach well worthwhile. It is magical.

Traveling to Patagonia: Top 10 Tips

by Janice Waugh /
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Mar 20, 2011 / 2 comments


Torres del Paine.

Solo travel.


10 Tips - and some great photos to inspire.