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Transformative Travels: Exploring Kentucky

Kristina Rosen April 30, 2018

Can you imagine being on a reality television show and receiving school credit for it? Well, the College of Agriculture launched a course for you to do so.After taking students on multiple trips abroad,...

Gothic Quarter, Barcelona

Top Five Things I Miss About Spain

Catherine Heredia April 23, 2018

After studying abroad in Barcelona, I had to return to Spain! The next summer, I studied abroad in Sevilla, located in Spain’s southern region. After experiencing Catalonia and Andalusia, my next step...


Travel Photography for Everyone

Morgan Garrett April 16, 2018

One of my favorite things to do when I return home from a trip is to review all my photos and edit them. They serve as a chronological reminder of all the people I met, the experiences I had, the foods...

A Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Tour of Kentucky

Kristina Rosen April 9, 2018

What could be better than a tour of Kentucky based around food? If the tour was guided by Guy Fieri.If you haven’t seen Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives or you don’t know who Guy Fieri is, then you 1) don’t...


You Better Belize This Will Be Your Favorite Beach Vacation

Morgan Garrett April 2, 2018

Not many places boast Mayan temples, lush rainforests, white beaches, and legendary diving all in one place. The small country of Belize is a myriad of cultures, sights, languages, and foods. Since Belize...

8 Apps You Should Never Travel Without

Kristina Rosen March 26, 2018

With only a month left in the semester, summer is right around the corner. Save time and take the stress out of your summer travels with these eight apps that are a necessity for your next trip!Gas Buddy:...


From a Small Town, Cruising Through the Big City

Katherine Dale March 19, 2018

Yes, the title of this article is a Fifth Harmony song lyric. I haven’t found the appropriate picture to use it as a catchy caption on Instagram and I couldn’t let it go to waste. I am, in fact, from...


Why Turkey Should Be on Any History Buff’s Bucket List

Morgan Garrett March 12, 2018

Nestled between the Mediterranean and Black Sea is the beautiful and historical country of Turkey. The capital, Istanbul, is in the far west of the country and sits on the banks of the Bosporus Strait....


Tips and Tricks for a Safe and Fun Spring Break (And Some Packing Strategies Too!)

Morgan Garrett March 5, 2018

The snow is starting to melt, March Madness is around the corner, and its midterms. This can only mean one thing; spring break is here too! Universities around the country are gearing up not only to challenge...

Las casas colgadas

Day Trips From Madrid

Catherine Heredia February 26, 2018

If you ever find yourself wanting to escape the busy city center of Madrid in search of some fresh air, you are in luck since there are many charming pueblos (small towns) just outside of Spain’s capital.CuencaCuenca...

Spring break destinations that aren’t the beach

Kamilah Williams February 23, 2018

 As spring break is approaching, it is time to start thinking about where you’re going over break? Panama and Destin are great places to go, but with other universities being there at the same time,...


Keep Calm And Think Spring Break

Kristina Rosen February 19, 2018

We’re less than a month away from spring break and I’m determined to make the most of my week off from classes. I’m all for unique spring break trips and after spending my last two breaks abroad,...

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