Category: For Fun

15 Ways to Entertain Yourself at the Airport

Travel is full of twists and turns to keep the adventure fresh. Sometimes, these twists turn right back to your terminal—delayed and cancelled flights are a reality that will change only when humans control the weather. Until that day, you may find yourself stuck at the airport with some time to kill. Fantastic! Try these: …

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Don’t Wait for Friends to Book! Here’s Why…

    Real friends don’t make friends wait to travel. We get it—life happens, people get busy and plans change, but that doesn’t mean you should hit the pause button on your travel dreams while waiting for your crew to commit. We give you permission to be a little selfish, and here’s why…   Lock …

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Top 10 Reasons to Travel in Fall

So long, sweet summer. The air is crisp, school is back in session and literally everything tastes like, smells like, looks like and feels like pumpkin. Regardless of your sentiments toward the season, autumn is the ultimate time to travel. Don’t believe us? Here are the top 10 reasons (in no particular order) why you …

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EF College Break Trips: You Never Know Who You’ll Meet

Some of the best parts of traveling are the unknowns. What you see, what you experience, the stories you’ll be able to tell your grandkids– it all creates that bubbly anticipation that sums up the joy of traveling. The best unknown, particularly for College Break travelers, revolves around the people you meet. Though destinations vary, timeframes are …

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Tour Director Feature: Tyson Monfredini

Part of what makes our EF College Break trips so great are our expert Tour Directors (TDs). They know the ins and outs of traveling and somehow always find the coolest off-the-beaten path spots, even in the most touristy of cities. Meet Tyson Monfredini, a pro EFCB Tour Director. Tyson originally hails from Illinois, but has …

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Vacations Are Important. Yes, Really.

The New York Times published an article about the science behind a topic that is near and dear to our hearts: vacation. Whether this word drums up nostalgic memories of piling into mom’s minivan (AKA the sibling seat-belted fist fight arena) or stirs excitement for a big future trip, vacations are important! Science says so. According …

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Our Travelers: Grayson Lilly

Meet Grayson Lilly: Veteran EF College Break Traveler. Over the last four years, Grayson has taken three amazing trips with us, so we decided to pick this guy’s brain on, well, why? And how? And just about anything he was willing to tell us. Read on for the inside scoop on Grayson’s travels. Traveler since 2011 …

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Pictures of the Week: Week of 8/17/15

And now for our next round of EF College Break’s Pictures of the Week! It was a tough decision, but here are just a few of our favorites: 1. @santiffana- This pool that makes us wish teleportation was a thing. ☀️?? #Mykonos #Greece #efcollegebreak #italyandgreece2015 A photo posted by Tiffany (@santiffana) on Aug 12, 2015 …

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Pictures of the Week: Week of 8/10/15

You came, you traveled, you used #efcollegebreak on your photos. We’ve loved seeing your adventures and will be selecting a few of our favorites each week to feature right here on the blog. Check back each week for the latest. 1. @sillyramax – This group bonding on the IAMsterdam sign. #Amsterdam #EFCollegeBreak #experience #great #life …

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