A Poetic Backstory to the Golden Gate Bridge

One of the most important parts of travel is learning the stories behind all these famous places we want to see. Travel becomes pretty empty if we don’t find a way to emotionally connect ourselves with wherever we’re going. For…

A Couple’s Post-Grad Travel Around Europe

In a way, Corinne and Segun’s travel around Europe after graduation last year was a poetic way to end the undergraduate chapters of their lives. After all, they met and became close friends in the beginning of their freshman year…

KYOTO

What to See in Kyoto: 10 Sights Not to Miss on Your First …

Wondering exactly what to see in Kyoto? Don’t miss these ten spots!  One weekend in May, my friend Lynsey and I got lucky with a 5 day weekend from our schools in Korea. So we decided to hop over to…

Elissa’s Solo Travel to Hong Kong

What exactly is it like to solo travel to Hong Kong? I thought I would ask my good friend, Elissa. If there is one person I met who defines wanderlust, it would be her. After growing up and graduating from a…

Chocolate con Churros

What do you think of when you think of Spanish food? Paella… tapas… When I first studied in Spain, I honestly had very few images of what kind of food I’d encounter. I knew I’d see a Mediterranean diet, but…

72 Hours in Paris, France

Early December 2012, I was able to spend 72 hours in Paris with some study abroad friends. It was my penultimate trip in Europe and a city I had been eager to see for years. Not to mention, we were in…