The beginning of the 2nd term can seem a very unhappy one at times, particularly in 2017. Christmas is over and summer seems so far away. There is however, one ray of hope in the not-too-distant-future that you probably forgot about amidst all the doom and gloom: the spring holiday break. This precious gap between the 2nd and 3rd term is designed for sheer bliss. Here are StudentUniverse’s top destinations on where to go for your Spring break in 2017.
That title is misleading. You all know how to ski on a student budget! You just need book onto the university Ski Trip, right? Think again. With its deceptively low prices, your university Ski Trip might seem like the cheapest option, however, when essentials such as ski hire and lift passes are sold as “add-ons” to that attractive original price, your budget can go out the window.
When you think of the U.S., you probably envision the flashy streets of New York or the famous Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, but trade the city life for a more rural (and cheaper) location and you’ll soon be fantasizing about the small-town vibes and relaxing lake life in Wisconsin. Don’t underestimate the activities and quality of life found in this Cheese and Beer State during the summer.
In 2016, Japan welcomed a record-breaking 24 million foreign tourists and with the arrival of both the Rugby World Cup and the Olympics in the coming years, these numbers are expected to climb. Here is a guide to the most popular tourist attractions and places to visit in Japan upon landing on the islands of Japan.
With buzzing cities, charming rural villages, engaging history and delicious cuisine, South East Asia has a host of holiday options to offer travellers and back packers who are looking for something special. Travel with us to the ancient Kingdoms of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, Bali and Malaysia and you can be guaranteed to experience a journey of a lifetime. You’ll find all kinds of activities listed below, including climbing iconic bridges, learning about indigenous culture, tasting the exquisite food of South East Asia, and getting up close to local wildlife.