Travel Tips

The Perfect J1 Day In…Chicago

Posted 6 days ago in J1

5 min readAnother week, another perfect J1 day. I am very excited about this one. Having ticked a Perfect Day off our list in San Francisco and Boston it’s time to hit the midwest for a city which exploded in popularity last year. It might have had a little something to do with a certain … Continue reading The Perfect J1 Day In…Chicago

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I Never Expected On Day One Of Camp USA That I’d Be Spending The Next Six Summers Here

6 min readYou’ve probably heard this a dozen times, once you experience a Camp USA summer for yourself it’s difficult to imagine spending those glorious 3/4 months any other way. WARNING: Camp USA is highly addictive, we’ve got proof. Take it away @popeshealy… My experience of camp, from my first summer, to now in anticipation … Continue reading I Never Expected On Day One Of Camp USA That I’d Be Spending The Next Six Summers Here

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James in China: Challenging The Stereotype And Being Blown Away By The Great Wall

Posted 14 days ago in Asia

7 min readAs the most populated country in the world, it’s practically impossible to think you understand or ‘know’ China without visiting it for yourself. For our global wanderer James, it’s was never a country at the top of his list (unlike Iceland, Kenya and the Middle East) but when opportunity knocks to experience somewhere … Continue reading James in China: Challenging The Stereotype And Being Blown Away By The Great Wall

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[QUIZ] : How Camp Are You? (For Camp USA!!)

0 min readThinking about heading to camp this summer or been there before? Take this quiz and see how camp you really are! Camp USA isn’t just a summer away, it’s a lifestyle! We’re hiring! Applications are now open for Camp USA 2018. For info, head to www.campusa.ie, email us at info@usit.ie or call us … Continue reading [QUIZ] : How Camp Are You? (For Camp USA!!)

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Whistling By: Niamh On Her Dream Start To Life In Canada – ” I live here. Its crazy to think about”.

4 min readIt’s fair to say that 2018 is going to be a massive year for Irish emigrants leaving this little island behind for a while and swapping it for the world’s second-largest nation – Canada. A strong economy, high standard of living, a liberal forward-thinking government and arguably the most spectacular scenery anywhere in … Continue reading Whistling By: Niamh On Her Dream Start To Life In Canada – ” I live here. Its crazy to think about”.

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The Perfect J1 Day In…Boston

4 min readIt’s that time of the year when college campus conversations will revolve around three things: Pulling another all-nighter to get that assignment in, how mega Christmas is going to be and where the hell am I going to go on my summer J1?

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10 Natural Wonders Around The Globe That Are Criminally Underappreciated

Posted a month ago in Asia

1 min readWho’s in charge of the ‘Wonders of the World’ list anyway? We have a real bee in our bonnet that having seven official “Wonders of the World” is a crime against some stunning places deserving of a spot. Frankly, we’re not having it. Between us, we’ve seen hundreds of genuinely astonishing, awe-inspiring places … Continue reading 10 Natural Wonders Around The Globe That Are Criminally Underappreciated

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QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

0 min readIt’s a brave statement, but I’m calling it now. If anyone gets 20/20 in this quiz it will have been because of a fluke, or you’re the most well travelled person in Ireland…but mainly still a fluke! Anything over twelve should be considered a very decent effort. Oh, and just to keep you … Continue reading QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

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The Must See Places of Chile That Should Be on Your Bucket List

6 min readIce-covered mountains, frothing rivers, endless coastlines, and the vast and the driest desert –that’s what Chile is all about. Chile is a hell of a grand attraction for adventure junkies on Earth. Foodies will have fresh fruit, grilled meats, seafood, and wine here in Chile. For the culturephiles, there are theatres, music, and … Continue reading The Must See Places of Chile That Should Be on Your Bucket List

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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