Winter Travel

Articles about traveling during the winter.

Pictures of the Week: Week of 1/4/16

Happy New Year, travelers. Whether you’re making grandiose plans to hit the gym, read more books or be an overall better person, we encourage it, but what about traveling more? In this set of Pictures of the Week, we aim to inspire you to reevaluate your travel resolutions. 1. @_alexisgutierrez_- Whatever this boat is, we … Read more

Winter Trip Packing Tips

  Growing up in Chicago and transplanting to Boston, winter isn’t anything new to me. However, I’ve learned from my warm-weather faring friends that being cold is an anomaly to some. When it’s hard enough to pack light during the summer, how the heck are you supposed to cram bulky winter clothes into your 29 … Read more

Your Guide to New Year’s Eve in London

Spending New Year’s Eve in another country is one of the most memorable ways you can ring in the coming year. The combination of unfamiliar traditions, crowds of locals mixed with visitors, and counting down the seconds to midnight sure beats another year spent in your high school friends’ parents’ basement. That being said, rarely … Read more

Break out your red underwear. It is time for New Year’s in Barcelona.

Called Nochevieja in Spanish or Cap d’Any in Catalan, Barcelona’s New Year’s celebrations are similar to many others being held in Europe’s best nightlife cities. The difference is that Barcelona’s late night culture makes the countdown to midnight the beginning of the party, not the end – plus, a few fun Spanish traditions make it … Read more

New Year’s Extravaganza – Amsterdam is Europe’s Epic Street Party

Amsterdam consistently ranks as one of the best places to usher in the New Year. The already laid back atmosphere of this chilled, friendly city gets even more relaxed as revelers take to the street for some serious merrymaking. For the Dutch, it’s about putting to bed the old year and celebrating the arrival of … Read more

The Perfect New Year’s Eve in Paris

Paris is variously known as the City of Love, the City of Light and the City of Fashion. No matter which Paris you claim as your own, the city is unparalleled in so many ways – its history, art, architecture, and cuisine are considered second to none. Paris:  Your New Year’s Destination Of course, Paris … Read more

4 Reasons To Travel For New Year’s

Using your winter break to do some traveling might not be your first idea but it’s definitely one of the best. Here are five reasons why doing one of our trips over New Year’s might be the perfect fit for you.

New Year’s Eve in Madrid: More than just popping the cava

Allison, a College Break Trip Consultant, spent two years of college living in Madrid. She’s a total expert on the city and gave us some insider tips and tricks to making the most of New Year’s Eve.

Beat the Mid-January Resolution Slump

What’s going on with your New Year’s Resolutions? It’s that time again. We’re halfway through January and almost everyone is heading back to school. In the midst of all the unpacking, catching up with friends, and readjusting to campus life, New Year’s Eve seems like a distant memory. It was only two short weeks ago … Read more

World’s biggest New Year’s in Berlin

This is prime time for signing up for New Year’s trips with EF College Break (they have extended hours this week to handle the rush). During this frenzy I’ve learned something I never knew about: of all the cities in the world, New Year’s in Berlin is particularly huge. From TV I know about Times … Read more