Share the Buzios Love

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Today’s photo was contributed by Andi Perullo of My Beautiful Adventures. She was in Buzios with her then-boyfriend on a romantic getaway.  Later that night he actually proposed to her!  So, not only was it the most magnificent sunset she’s ever seen, it was also the most magnificent night she’s ever experienced! If you’re interested […]

February 6, 2011 Continue reading…

What Greek life taught me about traveling

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  The university Greek system: it’s a polarizing subject. Some rave about the friendships, the fun and the future networking. Others complain about paying for fake friends and wasting time and money. I’m a proud Alpha Delta Pi. After my third knee surgery, I quit the lacrosse team and decided to try out Greek life–and despite […]

January 27, 2011 Continue reading…

Planning ahead for stress-free travel

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“He who fails to plan, plans to fail.” Not the most upbeat travel quote, right? But it’s true. It might not be as fun or carefree as just throwing your belongings into a bag and just going, but making responsible decisions before you leave will make travel a lot less stressful and that much more […]

January 13, 2011 Continue reading…

Songs that inspire me to travel

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My iPod is an eclectic mix, full of new country, hip-hop hits and indie sensations. Even though I enjoy putting the headphones away and soaking up another aspect of a culture through its sounds, I couldn’t live without a constant stream of familiar music as I watch the countryside speed by in the train or […]

January 10, 2011 Continue reading…

Paragliding: finding out why birds sing

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Growing up, I always erred on the side of caution, not unnecessary risk. I didn’t see the appeal of roller coasters, sky diving, driving too fast: what was the point of doing something that was not only going to scare you, but could potentially kill you? I’d rather keep my feet on the ground, my […]

January 6, 2011 Continue reading…

How to travel more in 2011

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Not everyone is lucky enough to grow up in a family that travels or supports the idea of travel. To many people, the idea of travel as a lifestyle or the concept of exploring the world is just too foreign to conceive. It’s easy to stay in a life that’s comfortable: never leaving your home […]

January 4, 2011 Continue reading…

An around-the-world address book

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When I was 4 years old, my mom agreed to host a French teenager for the summer through our local Chamber of Commerce. However, 18-year-old Sebastien wasn’t as keen as the rest of the students to visit California: he had recently fallen in love with a girl from home. Long story short, his insistence on […]

December 20, 2010 Continue reading…