Why you Should Vacation in Groups

Originally posted on COLLEGE MATE:
As cultures around the world adopt more individualistic values, even travel has become a solo activity. For the seasoned traveler with a steady income or great buildup of savings, this might make perfect sense. But for most college students, and others with a limited income, traveling in groups provides a wealth…

5 Roles of a Good Passenger on a Great Roadtrip

Originally posted on COLLEGE MATE:
Summer is finally here! It’s time to bring out the swimsuits, passports, video games, and camping gear. And for millions of college students around the world, it’s time to prepare for your summer road-trip. Whether you have a long drive back home with a car full of clothes and books, or…

5 Tips for Spring Breakers on a Shoe-String Budget

Originally posted on COLLEGE MATE:
A spring break trip out of town is the ultimate getaway for most college students. Summer has its perks, as does Christmas vacation, but nothing screams fun like the madness that goes on on spring break. The beaches and clubs are packed and you can count on Saint Patty celebrations…

10 Things you Probably didn’t Know about Jamaica

Originally posted on Alexis Chateau:
In Homesick on my Honeymoon, I shared that few people ever believe me when I state my nationality. My mother-in-law often jokes that maybe if I put on a real Jamaican accent, people would take my claim more seriously. One person also had the audacity to tell me I’m a tad too…

5 Great Things you Can only Enjoy in Jamaica

Originally posted on Alexis Chateau:
This summer will make it one year since I’ve been away from my tiny island – the longest I’ve ever spent away in my entire life. In that time, I’ve come to realise that Jamaica might not be the land of opportunity for all, but there are still many unbeatable…