Do Travel Boycotts Work The Way You Think

By: Jordan Butcher Do you think travel boycotts are good? Do they hurt or help the economy? Do they get your point across? The most recent case of a travel boycott has been in North Carolina when they passed their anti-LGBT law. Because of the recently passed anti-LGBT laws, NCAA’s March Madness pulled seven championship…

I Tried Three Different Language Learning Apps

By: Katie Robertson Traveling to foreign countries that speak a different language can be stressful; worrying about simple day-to-day actions because of a language barrier is one of the biggest stressors experienced when traveling abroad. I spent hours learning a language on three of the most popular language learning apps in the app store. Why?…

Save The Planet & Money While You Travel

By: Jordan Butcher Have you ever thought about traveling the world? What about saving the planet? What if you could do both? Last week, I was scrolling through Facebook and stumbled upon a video about a company called Earthwatch. Basically you can visit just about any country with a scientist (or a few) to help…

These Places Speak Surprising Languages

By: Katie Robertson   Planning on traveling to any of the following places? The language you’re brushing up on might be the wrong one! Welsh in Patagonia, Argentina -You might find it interesting that traveling to Patagonia on the southern tip of Argentina might mean studying Welsh. Near the beginning of the 1800’s, Welsh settlers…