If you're traveling to China in the fall - this one's for you! There's this thing called the Mid Autumn Festival in China and it's going to affect your plans (you'll thank us later!).
Having a way to track where you've been in the world is one of the best parts of traveling! Okay, maybe that's an exaggeration, but having something to go look back on is great because you'll get to relive your trip every time you look at it (and it's a great way to brag about all the cool countries you've been to). Just to give you an idea, here are some of our favorite ways to track our world travels - and they're totally affordable, too!
One thing people worry about when planning a trip abroad is not having a phone that works -- no calls, text, or data available on the spot. When you're used to having a mini computer to rely on at all times, it can be really weird to not have that access anymore. Don't worry though, I got tips for surviving it!
We’re big, big fans of Shanghai for a lot of reasons, but is it bad if these restaurants beat out places like The Bund?
I don't know about you, but every time there is a little change in the weather my skin freaks out a little bit. Between getting dry when the colder weather comes or getting oily with the warmer weather; I can never find good store bought mask that helps with everything. So, I turned to DIY masks!
Traveling in China may seem a little bit daunting (especially if you don’t know Chinese) but the metro in the sprawling city of Shanghai makes it easy.
You're hiking The Great Wall of China when you pull out your phone to take the perfect selfie-- unfortunately, it slips out of your hands and falls to the pavement breaking the screen and camera ... now what? Here's what to do if your phone breaks, is lost, or stolen while you're traveling abroad.
There are so many gadgets out there that claim they will "make traveling easier". While some of these things are so helpful, there are many that are just a waste of space and not worth the price tag!
When you're preparing for a semester abroad there are so many things that cross your mind that you forget about simple things like your hair! You may not think it's a big deal if your hair isn't looking it's best, but when you look back at all of your pictures where your hair is tucked in a messy bun again and again you might wish you had at least one day where you tried (a little). Lucky for you, there are things you can do to prepare yourself for a semester without your favorite hair dresser!