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Day Tour: Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath

My first grand adventure in London wasn’t even in London. Instead, I visited Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath with Golden Tours. I found it slightly difficult to arrive at the coach station since I had practically zero previous experience in the city. Nonetheless, Londoners...

Why I Studied Abroad

Our interview was going well. I had quick answers to every question. Sol, the other exchange student from Argentina, and I were enjoying our time with the reporter; we easily bounced off each other, adding more details and anecdotes to our stories. I had an answer to every question…until...

Beginner’s Guide to New York City

New York City is famous for, well, everything — fashion, business, theatre, food, art, museums, and so much more. After six visits to the Big Apple, I still haven’t touched the surface. The possibilities are endless in this massive city. Uncovering everything in this intense city...

Photographic Proof St. Augustine is Amazing

Florida is home for me. Although I haven’t lived there for the majority of my life, it is forever in my blood. The Sunshine State’s perfect weather, white-sand beaches, palm trees, fountains, history, culture, wildlife, and entertainment will always warm my heart (#floridapun)...

The Problem with Tours & Hiking Mount Blanc

My original plan for this post was to write a guide to hiking Mount Blanc in France. This trek is frequently rated as a dream trail and one of the best hikes in the world, but I only learned this two years after my own experience on the trail. I was unaware of the magnitude of the hike. I...

Passport Secret: Receive a Free Expedited Passport

Staring in disbelief at my computer screen, I couldn’t comprehend what I read and reread. AIFS, my study abroad program provider, expected me to supply a passport copy to begin the visa process before the twelfth of October. It was the eleventh. Somehow I needed to get a new...