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Worldwide Chanukah Celebrations

On December 24th, Jews around the world will begin observing Chanukah, the Festival of Lights. For eight consecutive days, the Jewish community will light candles, eat traditional foods such as potato latkes...

An Adventurer’s Guide to 72 Hours in Victoria, B.C.

Even though Vancouver Island is not located in a tropical climate, it is frequently cited as a top 25-island destination. British Columbia’s capitol, Victoria, is likewise widely regarded as an exceptional...

Exploring Mumbai During Monsoon Season

When I booked my airplane ticket to Mumbai, India, I knew that I would be arriving during the monsoon season (mid June to mid September). While I've visited other regions of India in the summer, I was pretty...

Why You Should Consider Studying Abroad

Studying abroad during college is an exceptional opportunity. It’s a perfect time to stimulate your senses by exploring the world and a college student’s perspective will be changed forever by this...

Discovering Nagasaki, Japan: Temples, Parks, and More

Before traveling to Nagasaki, I had always connected this Japanese city with the catastrophic World War II atomic bombing. I was unaware that the city had more to offer than one of its main attractions —...

Five of My Favorite Outdoor Adventures in Costa Rica

When I first considered booking a trip to Costa Rica, I imagined a beach vacation with an excursion to a rainforest. Like many first-timers, I didn’t grasp the complexity of Costa Rica’s rich geographical...