A Guide to Flying RyanAir (And Other Budget Airlines)

If you find a cheap flight in Europe, chances are it’s with RyanAir. RyanAir is wildly notorious for their numerous fees and strict rules. More than one carry on? A teensy bit over weight/size limit? Didn’t print your boarding pass? Forget about getting on the plane without forking over a lot of cash. So why do people consistently fly with them? Simple- …

How to Survive Iceland’s Ring Road Trip: Broke Student Edition

In late March of 2016, I set off to Reykjavík with five other people from my study abroad program. After a month of haphazard planning, we managed to scrape together the most unforgettable experience of my life so far. I will post many more articles focusing on the various places we visited but here is an overview …

Sacred Pools | Yucatán, Mexico

Usually synonymous with the Yucatán Peninsula, cenotes are sinkholes that create natural pools filled with rainwater and freshwater (or saltwater occasionally, depending on underground water sources) creating convenient swimming areas. They come in many different forms and range from the open-aired to underground caves. There are around 7,000 cenotes found across the Peninsula. Cenotes held …