Winter Blog Posts

A Quick Breakdown of the Winter Olympics

A Quick Breakdown of the Winter Olympics

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2015 in Travel

From the very first Winter Olympic Games in 1924 to now, the world has gathered around to compete in friendly rivalries over ice and snow. A lot of incredible moments have been imprinted in Olympic history through the years, and we can only imagine what’s in store for the 2014 Sochi Games this year. First... Read More ...

Dog Sledding in Sweden

Dog Sledding in Sweden

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on February 26, 2015 in Travel

Set yourself apart from the pack and sign up for a dog sledding trip to Sweden. Your inner adventurer will be fulfilled by mushing through an action-packed getaway in Sweden’s rugged Lapland region. Learn to “mush” with your own team of huskies through forests of pines. ... Read More ...

Rainy Day Activities in November

Rainy Day Activities in November

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on November 2, 2014 in Personal Wellness

November rain is a time of the year that’s hard to look forward to. The bright, flavorful leaves of Fall disappear. It can get dark, gloomy, or snowy if you are a lucky Northerner. Although rain may keep many inside during the month of November, there are many rainy day activities you can propose to your friends and family to keep you sane and entertained. ... Read More ...

Snowbird Travel Destinations

Snowbird Travel Destinations

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on July 29, 2014 in Travel

It can be difficult to stay motivated and upbeat during the dreary months of winter. Escaping the freezing temperatures is just one of the many reasons to visit one of these sunny winter travel destinations. Even if you don’t have immediate plans to travel, let your imagination take you on a journey to some of the sunniest winter vacation spots around the world.... Read More ...

Surviving the Holidays in the U.S. for International Students

Surviving the Holidays in the U.S. for International Students

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2014 in Study Abroad

The months before Christmas in the United States can be intimidating for someone not familiar with the colors, music, festivity, and shopping that surround this widely-celebrated holiday. While you might celebrate Christmas—or a different holiday—already, recognizing holidays in the U.S. begins as early as November and continues into January. You need to prepare for just... Read More ...

Cheap Skiing Deals

Cheap Skiing Deals

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Many people dread the onset of winter. Shorter days, frigid temperatures and frosty windshields can cause people to long for spring. Then there are those who relish winter and all that comes with it. For those people, winter means snow, and snow means hitting the slopes. Winter Sports enthusiast Robbie Williams recently shared with us... Read More ...

5 Holiday Financial Tips Santa Doesn’t Need, But You Do

5 Holiday Financial Tips Santa Doesn’t Need, But You Do

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Believe it or not, you and Santa have some things in common. Most are familiar with Santa’s big December trip that takes place on the eve of the 24th, but many of us regular folks pack up our suitcases and take off during December as well. Santa visits every child in the world—all in one... Read More ...

Guide to Events of the Winter Olympics

Guide to Events of the Winter Olympics

Posted by Allison Ammermuller on March 27, 2014 in Travel

There are tons of great events in Sochi at the XXII Winter Olympics. Here are a few events that you may want to watch out for. If you are looking for some great Olympic competition, then look no further than the 2014 ice events. Here is a little more information about the sports. For more... Read More ...

Where to Travel in December

Where to Travel in December

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on March 27, 2014 in Travel

For some people, snow can bring peace, happiness and joy. For others, it brings the opposite. If you have lived with snow your whole life, it may not even faze you going 40 mph down an icy road. If you ski, you look forward to a fresh layer of powder in the morning. But what... Read More ...

Where to Travel in February

Where to Travel in February

Posted by Jarred Juett on March 26, 2014 in Travel

The winter months provide great opportunities for you to travel all over the world. Because traditional summer vacation spots are not overly crowded, you can enjoy the beach with far fewer people. However, February is also a great time to go check out those places that get a lot of snow, sit by the fire,... Read More ...