Tag: traveling

Transportation and Traveling from San Jose

One major difference for me has been adapting to transportation and learning what is best to use to get around. Therefore, here is a comprehensive guide on getting to wherever you need to go from San Jose! Useful Apps For short trips, using Uber or DiDi is the easiest way to get around. The prices ...

Not Ready to Leave

This was the longest I had been away from home. Surprisingly, I was only homesick for maybe one day,  but I think my days were so busy between meeting new people, taking classes, exploring new cities, trying new foods that I didn’t have time to think about what I was missing back on-campus. Maybe because ...

Navigating AirBnB

A mere ten years ago, AirBnB came onto the tourist scene, and it’s made quite a splash. It’s an easy way for people to make money, simply by renting out an extra room or a seasonal home. It’s also wildly convenient for travelers: flexible check-in times, the amenities of a home rather than just a ...

Traveling Alone

Traveling alone. Something I never saw myself doing. And yet while I was away in London I decided to travel to Paris for a weekend alone. I was never against the idea, but always enjoyed the company of other people so I really didn’t think I would like traveling by myself. Boy, was I wrong. ...

Heidelberg or Heaven?

Only a 15-minute train ride from Mannheim, there’s a ridiculously charming touristy town called Heidelberg. Because it wasn’t a hub of transportation or an industrial stronghold during the 1900s, (luckily) the U.S. Army didn’t feel as though it was remotely necessary to bomb it during the second World War. It is because of this that ...

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NINE | Red Dresses and Chocolate Waffles

We lucked out. For our dual city program, we had a gap between our last day in Berlin and our first day in London. Translation: that meant we had six free days. We intended to use it. 29.07.2016 In the past six days, my friend and I have seen swirling red dresses and consumed an ...