The History of Shikoku Henro

The Shikoku pilgrimage is about 750 miles long (about 3 months), and it is meant to be a sacred journey for those who seek enlightenment or answers they can’t seem to find. The term “Henro” is the Japanese word for pilgrim. Two of my best friends, Alex and Grant, were telling me about this pilgrimage they are going…

5 Tips On Using Airbnb

Hello,  my favorite lil’ travelers. So, to my surprise, a lot of people give me a weird questioning look when I tell them I stayed at an Airbnb. “Airbnb? What’s that?” “Is it like a hotel?” “Why are you so cheap?”  In a nutshell, Airbnb is a site that allows users to rent out short-term…

Top 5 Apps For Travelers

Hello, my fellow travel buddies! I’ve missed you quite a bit. *virtual group hug* I’ve been away, traveling Europe as I said in my last post, but I’m back now! While I was abroad, my experiences inspired a lot of different ideas for this blog. For example, I found relief with some apps that made…

Planning My European Adventure!

On May 6th, I will be walking, more like strutting, my way down the stage at Alico Arena and saying “Sayonara” to my life as a college student! What an adventure it has been, but nothing like the adventure I’ve got coming up on May 11th. I’ll be backpacking through Europe with my best friend,…

5 Airlines You Should Fly Instead of United

Hello, fellow travel buddies. You had to know that this was coming. I’m assuming the majority of you have heard about the incident involving United Airlines and one of its passengers. I, along with the rest of the world, am outraged by this cruel and unjust treatment of a fellow traveler. Recently, TripAdvisor announced the winners of its first…

The Work Arctic Experience

Hello, my fellow traveler buddies! So, as many of you know, one of the beliefs that I’ve always held true is the idea that travel plays a huge part in developing yourself and figuring out who you are. Something about being out of your element and routine makes you realize what matters most to you….

5 Tips For Ballin’ On a Budget

Every student dreams of leaving his or her comfort zone and going out and experiencing the world. Unfortunately, we’re living off ramen and Dollar Tree because we are in college and broke as hell. All hope is not lost, however, my fellow world travelers. I’m going to give you five tips that I use whenever…

How To Get Quick Travel Funds

Everyone wants to travel when they’re in college. The allure of exploring foreign lands instead of the inside of a bland classroom with the same people everyday. It’s an amazing way to learn more about the world around you and about yourself. The main problem lies here: we’re all broke. Sure, some of us have…