Category: Inspiration

Why Saving for Travel is ALWAYS Worth It

Is it really worth the extra time, effort, and finances to travel? You can probably guess the answer, but there are more reasons than you think… They say… Travel while you’re old enough for independence, but young enough for adventure. They say go, before bills, mortgages, and all the other things that Monopoly made us believe …

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9 Ways to Travel Smarter

You’ve waited long enough for this moment, and your trip is finally here! You may feel a mixture of excitement, nerves, anticipation, hopefulness and everything in between. You’re giving yourself one of the richest gifts in the world: Travel. Here are our tips to help you have an amazing trip: 1. Travel is a state …

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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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Top 3: European Day Trips

Escape to the Legendary Oxford Campus What? See the English countryside en route to Oxford’s picturesque campus, the centuries-old alma mater of Nobel Peace Prize winners, writers, actors and government officials. After a tour from a local guide, have some free time to explore, grab lunch at the Covered Market, go punting on the River …

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Gelato: A Love Story

Traveling is one of my favorite things; and while, yes, I travel for the eye-opening experiences, the memories, the incredible art & history and the all-around fun of adventure, I, most of all, travel for the food. It won’t be hard to imagine that Italy is my favorite country for all of these things, but …

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Prepping for Thailand: Morgan’s Tips

This Sunday will mark my first journey to Asia. I’m departing on the EF College Break Thailand & The Islands trip, and could not be more excited (although I’m missing Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl). I’ve been to Europe several times and found myself ready to try something new while escaping the Boston winter. …

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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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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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