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5 Things to Consider Before Volunteering Abroad
 

5 Things to Consider Before Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering abroad is a great way to immerse yourself in a different culture, while also working to improve some aspect of another country. It gives you a chance to see a destination beyond the tourist sites and often allows you experience a deeper connection with a place and its people. But...
How Do I Pay For Things Abroad?
 

How Do I Pay For Things Abroad?

One of the biggest worries that international travelers have is how to pay for things abroad. Different countries use different currencies, ATMs are not always available and some places don’t even accept bank cards *gasp!* On top of that, being a tourist often pegs you as a target for scams...
10 Things to Know Before Visiting the Statue of Liberty
 

10 Things to Know Before Visiting the Statue of Liberty

If you’re in New York City, you can’t miss out on seeing the iconic Statue of Liberty. A well-known symbol of freedom in the United States, a visit with Lady Liberty is a must for your NYC itinerary. Here are 10 things you should know before your visit to the Statue...
The Cool Globes of Battery Park
 

The Cool Globes of Battery Park

As a traveler, globes are probably one of my favorite things. Therefore, I was so excited to stumble upon this art installation in Battery Park during a recent trip to New York City. Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Global Planet is an art exhibit designed to raise awareness for...
10 Key Things to Know When Visiting The Top of the Rock
 

10 Key Things to Know When Visiting The Top of the Rock

The Top of the Rock experience is easily one of the top attractions in New York City. Standing at the top of the Rockefeller Center, 69 floors up, and looking out over the picturesque city is an incredible thing to witness. If you have tickets to The Top of the Rock,...
Top 7 Things To Do On Coney Island
 

Top 7 Things To Do On Coney Island

At the very southern end of Brooklyn, New York City sits a dreamland known as Coney Island. In the 1830-40’s, it quickly became a vacation mecca for people on the East Coast, due to its location and its development of several resorts. But perhaps the most interesting part of Coney Island’s history...
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