We spend the majority of our lives working, so it’s no wonder that the amount of work and what type of work we partake in greatly shapes our levels of happiness. Work-life balance, among many other facets, is a strong predictor of one’s happiness. Looking at data from the happiest countries on Earth, we begin… Continue reading Happiest Places to Live in the World – What’s The Secret?
Amsterdam. You’ve likely had the urge to visit, and for good reason. The distinctive city in the Netherlands has the perfect combination of art, history and entertainment. It’s the triple threat. With remarkable canals, narrow buildings, cycling paths and remnants of the Golden Age, it will have you saying Amster(dayum)! This is a city overflowing… Continue reading How to Spend 2 Days in Amsterdam
Like all aspects of life, there are pros and cons to everything, and there is no exception when it comes to travel. With that being said, there is much more of an emphasis on the pros of travelling rather than the cons. Although we lack conversation about the negative aspects to the things we love,… Continue reading Travel: Pros and Cons – By ABnormal (Abby Arend)
Travel has the capacity to reward someone in several ways. These may range from trivial moments such as admiring a Moroccan sunset or over-indulging in pastizzis in Malta, to larger life-changing experiences like tutoring a refugee and helping them conquer obstacles ahead. On the other hand, travel also brings about moments of frustrations and difficulties.… Continue reading Travel: The Pros and Cons – Depicted From One Traveler to Another
You just found yourself beginning an adventure of a lifetime: you’re backpacking across Europe. I’m excited for you, and I’m sure you are excited too. At some point you're asking yourself, what should I bring? Certainly you’ll be hitting up several instagramable locations, so you want to look better than your Sunday sweats. You also… Continue reading Backpack Across Europe: What to Pack
Many people say studying abroad was one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. However, when you ask, "why?", the answer isn't about the traditional way we think about studying. People talk about what they experienced, new activities they tried, and landscapes they saw for the very first time. While abroad, studying takes other… Continue reading Studying Abroad: 4 Biggest Mistakes
Every time I’ve visited Utah I feel like I’m in a scene of, “The Hills Have Eyes,” and I’m about to get slashed, or even burned to death by the scorching heat. However, any one who has spent any time there will tell you Utah is its own unique adventure paradise. This state is actually… Continue reading 2 Must-See National Parks in Utah