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Studying whilst travelling: 5 top tips for juggling it all

Lexa Pennington's picture

You’ve caught the travel bug and you’re itching to start exploring all the hidden gems and wonders of the world.

But according to your guidance counsellor and parents, that means you’re going to have to give up on your dreams of going to uni, right?

The good news is, they’re totally wrong.

12 Top Tips for Booking a Cheap Flight

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

My travel motto? The more you save, the more you can travel. But where to start, when looking for options for budget travel? Whether you’re headed to Paris or somewhere closer to home (I am always looking to visit my brother in Seattle), the more you save, the more you can travel. (Sense an echo here? Ask my family. They hear it all the time!)

But there is SO much to search and do to find the prices you can afford.

Pomaire: Clay, Horses, and Pottery

by Stephane Alexandre / Feb 18, 2017 /
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Pomaire is a small town west of Santiago that specializes in clay and pottery. It is one of the smallest towns we visited in Santiago, but it is packed with great sights to see and things to do! We arrived early in Pomaire after about an hour drive outside of the city. I looked around at the deep burgundy red dirt and immediately understood why the town was famous for its impressive clay and pottery. I grew up in a countryside town, so I felt right at home.

Will Travel For Food: Broccoli, Tarantulas, and Paella

Lars Wagoner's picture

Food is wonderful. It tastes great, there are an almost infinite number of options, and it keeps you alive.

Will Travel For Food: Broccoli, Tarantulas, and Paella

Quit Your Job & Travel The World

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Are you interested in quitting your job and traveling the world, but aren't quite sure where to start? I've got the book for you! The aptly named Quit Your Job & Travel The World, by Anjali Sareen, covers all the topics you'll need - and more.

Things to consider when traveling with a young child

Lexa Pennington's picture

Children bring many changes to your life. You have much less time for yourself, but you have the joy of teaching and learning from a young life. You may get less sleep, but you get to tuck in a tiny, growing person every night. You may not get to play Frisbee golf with your buddies, but you get to coach your child in Little League.

2017 is the year of B&B getaways

Want to be a gazillionaire? Go on vacation, says Catharine Hamm, Travel Editor at the LA Times. In her article entitled Will 2017 will be the year of magical travel?, Hamm points out that the ideas for Instagram and Dropbox both came to the founders when they were on vacation.

A Storyteller's Guide to Travel and Photography

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Do you love to take photos when you travel? Do you wonder about how to take great photos - both in terms of technique and how to tell a story? It's hard to find advice from an expert (unlike travel guides, right?) that combine photography and storytelling. Enter David Noyes, and his excellent new book, The Photographing Tourist: A Storyteller's Guide to Travel and Photography. 

6 Tips to Make your Visit to the USA Better

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

You’ve got a travel bug to see the USA – welcome! There is plenty to think about when visiting the US – visas, money, accommodations, weather, culture, and more.

Here are 6 of our best tips to make your visit better. 

6 Tips to Make your Visit to the USA Better

Five Tips for Visiting Machu Picchu

Stephane Alexandre's picture

Machu Picchu had been on my Travel Bucket List for a few months. When I finally got the news that I would be studying abroad in Chile (a country that shares a border with Peru), I immediately asked to work extra shifts to pay for the trip there! (I am glad I did because it was not cheap.) The first week of orientation, while we had some time to discuss and plan future trips, everyone in our group unanimously wanted to go to MP. The following weeks were pages in a photo album.

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