The 10 Finest Experiences in Kenya

Prepare to feel welcomed. The Kenyan people treated me and my cousin, Yael, like friends. From plugging us into their Wi-Fi hotspot to helping us get an Uber to connecting us with their favorite driver to sharing insider tips on haggling, we were surrounded by kindness. Artists, students, drivers, AirBnB entrepreneurs—the Kenyans we met were…

10 Benefits of Taking a Space Year When You’re Uncertain of...

You don’t have to completely give up your twenties to the working world. These years offer the time to explore passions you may have never known you had. You might have a business degree but don’t know if a corporate role is the right fit. Maybe you think you want to be a journalist instead.…

How to Travel as a Young, Dumb and Broke University Student

If you find yourself daydreaming about sandy beaches and warm weather while sitting in your 8:00 a.m. lecture, then you should consider finally making that dream a reality. While traveling and living on a budget don’t seem like they would go hand in hand, neither does school and a social life half the time. Like…

21 Places to Go To in Europe that Aren’t Fundamental

If you are lucky enough to travel, Western Europe provides awe-inspiring mountains, architecture and culture. Unfortunately, these qualities are typically explored in the popular Paris, London or Rome. Don’t get me wrong, Paris has gorgeous architecture, London has an amazing shopping scene and the Colosseum in Rome lives up to the hype. But everyone has…

Finding Myself 3,734 Miles Far From House

Lyon used to be just a dot on the map for me. Situated in the east of France and tantalizingly close to Switzerland, this city was my obsession over the summer and fall of 2017. I don’t know how many times I zoomed in on its name in Google Maps and watched rivers and streets appear as…

24 Things To Do in 24 Hours in San Jose

Lights, camera, action! San Jose known for, “Californian Cinema Culture”, only describes San Jose to a rare minimum. Due to technological advancements and of course culture, San Jose offers much more than imagined. Located in the center of Silicon Valley, the city has tons of things to do and places to explore. Check out 24…

A Love Letter to My Favorite City: Why You Ought To...

Looking for a city with a long, rich history and amazing museum scene? And you definitely don’t want to worry about communicating with citizens in a different language. Amsterdam has lots to offer. Admittedly, I have bias on the subject of where to study abroad. I studied abroad in Amsterdam for a semester and loved it.…

CM’s Guide to the International Researches Major

Always up to date on world news? Eager to participate on the world stage? Then you should definitely consider a major in International Studies. Engage with political theories, learn about weapons of mass destruction and their effect on international relations and understand how the world market functions in an increasingly global environment. International Studies can…

I Almost Guaranteed Myself Away in Da Lat City

At 17, I planned to continue school, study English and medicine, and stay far away from the dramas of dating. I definitely didn’t plan on almost getting engaged. In the summer of 2016, my family and I decided to go to Vietnam. It wasn’t my first time abroad, but traveling to Southeast Asia is expensive…

The best ways to End Up Being a Flight Attendant

When the plane cabin rumbles and you clutch your armrest a little tighter, where do you turn for that reassuring smile? Flight attendants, the secret heroes on airplanes everywhere, always know how to make you feel at ease. They multitask as caregivers, customer service professionals and security agents all at once. Gracious smiles accompany safety…

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