1 min readThe management and staff of USIT would like to pay tribute to our original founder by running the Gordon Colleary Memorial Scholarship in his name for a second year. In 1959, Gordon helped establish ‘Union of Students in Ireland Travel Bureau’, or as it now known USIT. Two years later the first student … Continue reading The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017
8 min read26 days – 14 cities – 10,247km. What a journey it’s been! And so our grad visa blogger, Thomas Burke, has finished in Santa Monica and heads onward to Austin and New Orleans. If you missed the last leg of his journey you can read it here. Leaving The Beach Behind For Austin, Texas … Continue reading East to West Coast By Rail: Austin – New Orleans – New York
Seattle to Los Angeles – Coast Starlight – Departure at 9.35am on 28th Feb. Total journey time approx. 36 hours.
5 min readAnd so our grad visa blogger, Thomas Burke, has finished in Seattle and heads onward to LA. If you missed the last leg of his journey you can read it here. After rainy Seattle, I was ready for some sun! When I was planning the trip, I was going to stay in Los Angeles … Continue reading Seattle to Los Angeles – Coast Starlight – Departure at 9.35am on 28th Feb. Total journey time approx. 36 hours.
Chicago to San Francisco – Southwest Chief Route: Departure at 3pm on 17th Feb. Total journey time approx. 60 hours.
5 min readAnd so our grad-visa blogger, Tom, continues his journey on to San Fran. If you missed the last leg of his trip you can read it here. The train The train had two floors and I got a great seat at the front of a carriage with more space than the last time. This was … Continue reading Chicago to San Francisco – Southwest Chief Route: Departure at 3pm on 17th Feb. Total journey time approx. 60 hours.
6 min readTraveling America for the summer can be an unbelievable experience and the more you know before going and the more you do over there, the more enjoyable it will be. To help all the music and fest lovers heading over this summer we have complied a list of our top 10 gigs and … Continue reading Our Top 10 Concerts And Festivals In America This Summer
6 min readThe goodbye’s have been made, the train tickets booked, the last leg of Tom’s unforgettable year on his US Grad Visa is coming to an end…but not until his epic 4,000km US adventure! If you missed Part One, read it here. New York to Chicago – Lake Shore Route: Departure at 3.40pm on … Continue reading USA East To West Coast: Chasing The Great Lakes From NY To Chicago [Part Two]
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