The ‘Sconset Bluff Walk in Photos

As I’ve written about previously, I have a penchant for exploring how the one percent lives without having to spend any money of my own. Public pathways like the Newport Cliff Walk and the lesser-known Sconset Bluff Walk are the perfect way to do this. Located on the island of Nantucket in the town of Siasconset, the Bluff…

A Day Trip to Salem

My boyfriend’s parents are visiting Boston and were kind enough to take my boyfriend and I on a day trip to Salem. I have lived in Boston for three years and have never been to Salem. It’s absolutely outrageous. Luckily, last Monday I was able to visit for the day and was finally able to…

Six Tips for Traveling Europe Cheap

Taking a European tour is a dream vacation for a lot of people. It’s also expensive, so many of those dreamers think they can’t afford it. Here a few tips to bring you closer to making that trip happen: 1. Remember the Exchange Rate In years past, the euro and pound have been quite a…

A Day Trip to Newport

Despite being a town known for its outrageous amounts of wealth, Newport is a place that offers visitors plenty of opportunities to experience that affluence without losing their own. I went to Newport without spending a penny. Sites like the Newport Harbor, the Cliff Walk and Ocean Avenue let people take in the glorious splendor of…

A Day Trip to Nahant

Despite being located on the ocean, there are few places (or at least not enough for me) to get to the open water from public transport in Boston. As I studied the coastline of Boston from Google Maps I came upon Nahant, a small mass of land jutting off from Lynn. I was fascinated. In…

Airports: The Gates to Our Countries

Whenever you enter a new country, the exciting process always starts with being in an international airport. As an international student in a foreign country, I’ve traveled between China and America countless times and I was lucky enough to transit in different airports every time I am traveling. Some people may find it annoying, but…

Self Discoveries at the Berlin Wall

I had always imagined that the Berlin Wall would be full of graffiti; however, to use such a term to describe the true art work that stood before me would have been an understatement. I could not help but become entranced by the beautiful illustrations as I moved from one mural to the next. Each…

A Weekend in New Orleans

By: Rebecca Szkutak Three nights in New Orleans, Louisiana made for one of the best weekends I’ve ever had. The weather was beautiful and the action was non-stop as we made our way to all of the important sites, both touristy and not. I was traveling with my good friend, Andrew, and my boyfriend, Kyle,…

Californication: Pacific Coast Highway

It’s quiet on the Pacific Coast Highway. The silence does not induce discomfort, however, like so many other sensory voids. It is Sunday, June 1st, five days into my weeklong tour of California. The Ford Escape Nathan and I have been driving for the duration of the road trip careens down this iconic highway. The…

Eva B

I went to  Montreal last week for four days but it wasn’t until the last day, an hour before my mom and I had to leave for the airport, that I found my favorite place in the city: Eva B, a mash up of a thrift shop, book store, and cafe. This is the outside…