A Morning in Colmar, France

I woke up early, with a sense of urgency in my bones. I looked at the clock and saw that it was 6:10.  I was feeling spontaneous, the dangerous kind of spontaneity where I get ahead of myself. I looked up the next train to Colmar, leaving Basel in 18 minutes or else I’d have to wait a few hours, and my flight from Switzerland was set to depart at 4pm later that day. It was now or never and there wasn’t a moment to waste!

Conquering the Italian Alps- Climbing the Dolomites

I clung to the metal rungs of the ladder, close to 10,000 feet off the ground, the village looking unrealistically small if I dared looked down. My muscles were worn out and my lungs had trouble expanding because of the elevation. As I focused on my breathing and my sheer will to get to the top, I thought, “How the hell did I get here?”

A Complete Guide to Santorini, Greece

Before you arrive to the most beautiful island under the sun, you’re going to want to know where to stay, how to get around, and what to do. With this guide you’ll have it all figured out and ready to go as soon as you arrive in Santorini, Greece.

Head in the Clouds

I have two feet on the ground But my head is in the clouds. Because that’s where I’ll be found, With my head in the clouds. I’ll be on my way to Paris and Rome, While I’m right there sitting silently. All of the places I can call home When I visit them so often…

Iceland: For the Hipster in All of Us

Iceland caters to budget travelers, backpackers, nature photographers, and explorers. But, mostly, Iceland is the perfect place for the hipster in all of us.

13 Truths of Going on Your Birthright Trip

If you’re a Jewish young adult, you’ve probably heard of or have already gone on your Birthright trip. This amazing experience is not just a free trip to Israel, but a journey in which one gets to reflect on their Jewish identity. Not only that, but you get to meet others in the Jewish community…

Lucid Dreaming as a Form of Travel?

“What an odd idea…” you might think as you read this title. For those that don’t know, lucid dreaming is a way to realize you’re dreaming and then control your dreams. The better you get at it, the more you can do. It’s like inception, minus a crazy plot inside a plot… inside a plot. So now…

Everything You Need to Know About German Christmas Markets

It’s that time of year again! When the Germans come alive and head to their local Christmas markets! Some background on my personal experience: I did study abroad in Germany  for Fall 2014. I did this in a small village town of Fulda, Germany. The town was always eerily silent, and as Americans we were often…