Posts By Nicole Jenet

At the ripe young age of 18, Elizabeth Avery was fascinated by learning about other cultures. It was this fascination that inspired her to participate in a summer cultural exchange through her local YMCA for six weeks in the Caribbean. “It was six weeks in Trinidad and partially in Tobago. It was really a pre-cursor to the voluntourism of today,”…

More and more, people who love to travel are looking for ways to continue to see the world while giving back to the communities they’re traveling to. They’re looking for something more inspiring and rewarding than you’re run-of-the-mill vacation on a beach or sightseeing. One way travelers with the urge to give back during their travels can do so is…

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When you think of a cruise, you likely think of a massive ship complete with pools, many restaurants, and a variety of entertainment hopping from one tropical locale to another. But, when it comes to river cruising, it’s a much different picture. River cruises, a booming travel trend this year, have a boatload of differences from ocean cruises. River cruise…

Studying Abroad: More than College Partying Overseas

On Jessie Galioto-Grebe’s first day in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the Denver resident felt a litany of emotions – she got lost, was hungry, tired and jet lagged, not to mention a little overwhelmed. There may have even been some tears. But all of this preceded what would become a journey not just across the Pond, but one of personal growth…

Studying abroad is an incredible and once-in-a-lifetime experience. It’s the chance to travel to and live in a foreign country of your choosing to experience and learn from another culture by being immersed in it. In many cases, it opens you up to the possibility of traveling to other nearby cities and countries. However, since you will be in a…

The Middle East may seem off limits to some female travelers – there are vast cultural differences in attitudes toward women and women aren’t usually seen traveling alone in these countries. However, women don’t have to miss out on visiting these fascinating countries. You can still safely travel to the Middle East with some research, common sense and respect for…

great wall marathon

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or training for your very first marathon, finishing a 26.2-mile race is quite the feat. Instead of participating in your typical or ho-hum run with nothing to look at but other runners, how about getting distracted and seeing incredible sights in faraway marathons? Pick a race that exposes you to stunning scenery, iconic historical landmarks…

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