Travel Blog Posts

Amusement Parks Around the World

Amusement Parks Around the World

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on May 27, 2014 in Travel

The clicking of a rollercoaster as it climbs its way to the top of a towering hill. The delighted screams of children and adults alike as they fly through inverted loops and whip around tight turns. The jolly music streaming from arcade games and fun houses. The sweet smell of cotton candy and caramel corn... Read More ...

Four Awesome Moments in Olympic History

Four Awesome Moments in Olympic History

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on May 27, 2014 in Travel

Since 1896, the world has seen some pretty awesome moments during the Olympic Games. As countries all over the world gather for friendly competition and rivalry, we all spend a couple weeks, every two years, to celebrate the true athletic greatness that exists around the world. There have been some incredible moments and accomplishments that... Read More ...

Significance and Passing of the Olympic Torch

Significance and Passing of the Olympic Torch

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on May 27, 2014 in Travel

The significance of the Olympic Torch goes back in history to the ancient Olympic Games in Olympia, Greece. According to the old myth, a flame was ignited by the sun and kept burning until the closing of the Olympic Games.... Read More ...

Best Parisian Food and Where to Find It

Best Parisian Food and Where to Find It

Posted by Allison Ammermuller on May 9, 2014 in Travel

If you ever get the chance to go to Paris I’m sure you’ll fall in love with the “City of Lights” the second you step onto the sidewalks and are flooded with the delectable smells of French cuisine. That is, if your nose isn’t filled with cigarette smoke first. Let’s be real, you only have a limited amount of time in the city, should you decide to go. So, unless you are moving there and have a lifetime to try every dish in the city, you are going to have to prioritize your meals.... Read More ...

How to Prepare for a Himalayan Base Hike

How to Prepare for a Himalayan Base Hike

Posted by Allison Ammermuller on May 9, 2014 in Travel

Your trip is booked and you’ve bragged to just about everyone you know about your plans to make the hike up to the Annapurna Base Camp. You’re well-informed about where to get the best equipment and you’re anxiously awaiting your journey. However, you must remember that the most valuable equipment... Read More ...

How Your Diet Can Kill Your Backpacking Trip

How Your Diet Can Kill Your Backpacking Trip

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on May 9, 2014 in Travel

You’re preparing for the trip of a lifetime – backpacking in a third-world country for several weeks. As you plan the logistics of your adventure travel, your friends keep suggesting that you should get travel medical insurance.... Read More ...

Volcanoes, Glaciers, and Caves, Oh My!

Volcanoes, Glaciers, and Caves, Oh My!

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on May 9, 2014 in Travel

What’s your ideal travel destination? For some, discovering all your home country has to offer is more than enough. Others are content to visit theme parks every opportunity they get. Those who love the outdoors have no shortage of choices. Hiking, rock climbing, skiing – the list goes on and on.... Read More ...