Author: Morgan Murphy

One Day in London

  Cheerio! You’ve arrived in London, Europe’s biggest city. With so much room for activities, how can you see it all? Here are the highlights you can’t miss, and how to do it all in one day.   Kick your day off with a traditional Full English breakfast consisting of eggs, sausage, bacon, black pudding …

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One Day in Amsterdam

    The race is on. You have one day in Amsterdam, and here’s how you should spend it:     Grab a coffee and go. Book a canal cruise and explore by water on some of the 165 canals that intersect the city.   Tour the Anne Frank house and climb the stairs behind …

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Our Travelers: Carson Coffey on London, Paris & Rome

Finding the time and means to travel may seem daunting, but with a little research it isn’t impossible. I sat down with Carson Coffey, a solo traveler who recently went on Ultimate Break’s London, Paris and Rome trip this past December. We chatted about her first trip abroad, her favorite moments and what she has planned …

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Tips on Tipping: Europe

The topic of tipping is enough to stir up minor anxiety when traveling to a new place.  While it’s commonplace for those of us from the States, the rules change by country, situation and region – confused yet? Don’t be. To avoid an awkward faux pas abroad, give these tips on tipping a look. Basic moolah tips …

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Our Travelers: Mat & Rob Mantrip Through Thailand

  Sometimes, if you’re lucky enough, you end up as part of a dynamic duo: Batman and Robin; Sherlock Holmes and Watson; Rob and Mat. The first two probably ring a bell, but the final pair may be a head-scratcher. Rob and Mat are two post-grad travelers who took their first Ultimate Break trip to …

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Madrid: The Can’t-Miss Summer City

There’s something about a good, quality summer city. One that comes alive when the weather warms up and never leaves you bored; a city that gives the people what they want while still leaving them wanting more of its summertime charm all year round. Madrid is one of those cities. This landlocked capital has some …

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Our Travelers: George Attia on Thailand

At least once in everyone’s life, you have a moment of needing a break. A need to get away from the mundane, day-to-day and to do something for oneself. These periods of thinking about Numero Uno often lead self-discovery and appreciation for the world. EF Ultimate Break Traveler, George Attia, graduated from high school this …

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Pictures of the Week: Week of 2/29/16

Though spring seems to be upon us, we want more! We want more! Let’s relish in some warm weather pictures that are so summery you can almost taste it. This week, we’re taking you to the Far East where it’s summer all year round. Feast your eyes on Thailand!   1. @aimbo17- Summer lovin’ happened …

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Barcelona: Your Summer City Haven

  A bustling, colorful metropolis with a laid-back Spanish flare, Barcelona is the hot spot for summer travel. Regardless if you’re looking to rest on the beach all day and party all night or sightsee until you can’t see anymore, this place was made for you (yes, YOU!) and here’s why:   Beaches Ok, let’s …

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Oktoberfest in Photos

  Beer and schnitzel and lederhosen, oh my! Catch a glimpse of Munich’s biggest party of the year, Oktoberfest, as captured by our EF College Break travelers. Get there for yourself here.

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