Wit and Wishes

Travel

This section contains a mix of lengthy travel anecdotes, quick memories, and travel insights to help transport you to each city (or country) that you read about.

Painted Ladies and Streetcars and Bridges, Oh My! (San Francisco, Part 3)

Happy Thursday everyone! It may not be Friday, but at least we can start the countdown – right? Now without further ado, let’s talk about the part of this trip that (some of) you may have been waiting for…the city of San Francisco! Dim Sum and (the real) Fisherman’s Wharf On our first day in …

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Jens Johnsson

Monterey Bay: Seafood, Sailing, and Dali! (San Francisco Recap Part 2)

Hello everyone, happy Thursday once again! We all know why we’re here, so let’s dive right in: Where we last left off, my parents and I had a semi-disastrous journey to Monterey, California, but made up for it by having a lovely first day. On our second day, we explored Monterey a bit more before …

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A Rocky Start Leads to a Great First Day (San Francisco Recap Part 1)

Hello everyone! I’d like to wish you all a happy Friday with Part 1 of the San Francisco recap.So first of all, I must admit: I think I liked San Francisco (and the general Northern California ~vibe~) better than Los Angeles! Even though Los Angeles would be the better of the two to pursue one …

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Tim Trad

Lost – and then found – in the Mojave Desert (Las Vegas & Los Angeles Recap, Part 2)

Today’s post is going to be a bit of a shorter recap since, as I type this, I have a flight to San Francisco this evening. It’s crazy how quickly time flies! For Part 2 of the Vegas and L.A. recap, I’m going to dive into our mini road trip across the desert to arrive …

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Daniil Vnoutchkov

Vegas in 36 Hours: Take a Nap, Then Party! (Las Vegas & Los Angeles Recap, Part 1)

Hi everyone! Tonight, I’ll be talking about my time in Las Vegas, which ended up boiling down to one jam-packed day of doing “everything”. We were way too jet-lagged on the first day, so we spent a lot of it napping…oops. But, allow me to elaborate. This trip was one that I took with my …

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Cashino NDT

Riding through London At Night: Rent a Bike and Throw Caution to the Wind!

Hello again! This week, I want to take you all back to a night London during my semester abroad. Besides experiencing what the city has to offer in amazing historical sites, cuisine, and fine arts, one of my favorite moments in London was actually when I explored it at 2 in the morning with my …

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Chen Hu

The “Typical Millennial” Mindset and What Our Parents Don’t See

If you’re anywhere between the approximate ages of 22 to 37, you’ve probably been labeled a “Millennial” at least once in your life. Especially as soon as you do something that ventures outside of what the previous generations consider to be the “norm”. Forget about if they know what’s going on in your head, or …

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Maksim Kholodnitskiy

Eurail, Derailed: The Peril of Not Reading Carefully

Happy Thursday everyone! It’s nearly the weekend, and I’m sure that we’re all starting the countdown. For this week’s travel story, I’ll be taking you back to another mishap that occurred during my trip that I planned with Christine. Christine is an old friend of mine who was studying abroad in London at the same time that I …

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Overnight in an Airport: A Cautionary Tale about Having a Backup Plan

Hey everyone, I’m back with another travel story from my semester abroad. Let’s dive right in! This time, we’re going back to when I had to sleep in an airport overnight on the way to Copenhagen, Denmark; got zero rest because my lovely companions didn’t take a turn watching our stuff so I could sleep; …

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