Articles Tagged ‘students’

“Gap Years” are getting shorter and shorter, studies find

“Gap Years” are getting shorter and shorter, studies find May 13, 2011 | Europe, Travel News | Read More
The “gap year”, an institution in the UK, many parts of Europe, and other countries around the world, is the time typically taken by students between finishing school and entering university. The idea is to broaden the perspectives of young adults, although many use it as time to “let...

New Podcast Offers Tips On How to Keep Clean While Traveling

New Podcast Offers Tips On How to Keep Clean While Traveling November 1, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Offbeat, Travel Style, Travel Tips | Read More
Apparently just because you’ve made it into business school doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ve mastered the concept of good hygiene.  At Columbia School of Business, students were recently reprimanded for bad hygiene practices.  According to Gawker.com, Columbia students had to be reminded...

Changes in Cuba: Expanding Private Sector and Easing of US Travel Restrictions

Changes in Cuba: Expanding Private Sector and Easing of US Travel Restrictions October 1, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When I traveled around Cuba earlier this year, one of the big motivations was to see it before it fully opened up to tourism, and hence become another homogenized tourist destination. Whether or not I’m right in that belief is neither here nor there, but lately there have been indications of some...