Month: March 2014

Keeping you in the loop!: The Big Loop

Hello World! It’s your favorite tour guides’ favorite tour guide Sam Abramson checking in from The Northern Loop Spring Break (Can I get a “SPRING BREEEEEEAK!!!!” cheer?!). Not including the guides on the trip, we have 161 students rolling with us through four countries over 10 days so you know this is an exciting trip. Never a dull moment …

My time in Taiwan

Taiwan, which is not to be confused with Thailand, is like a college sweetheart who I often think about with fond memories. I spent a year abroad there when I was in college and it admittedly shaped me in numerous ways: language, culture, life, love and friends. Taiwan contributed to who I am today. The …

Heavenly travels: Carnevale

Heaven Quiban My dear friend, Sophie, and I traveled to Venice just in time for Carnevale. The mystical city of Venezia has a charm like no other that I’ve experienced so far. Although it is small, I definitely want to go back and explore again! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvFnhEJyR4E&w=560&h=315]

Keeping you in the loop!: Amsterdam

By Anna McAvinchey It is amazing how fast time is flying! We arrived into Amsterdam early morning on day five, which marked our halfway point of the trip. Amsterdam took our breath away. There are more canals in Amsterdam than in Venice and there are more bicycles in the city than there are permanent residents! The first thing …

Keeping you in the loop!: Berlin

By Anna McAvinchey On day three we were up bright and early after a fun night out in Prague to venture to Berlin, Germany. We got to Berlin mid – afternoon and everyone was ready to start exploring the city. We had the shortest stay here so the group did everything they could to make the most of it. …