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Lauren Juliff

Updated Articles and Resources

By Lauren Juliff

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • When is Spring Break in California? Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When is spring break in California? You want to know when spring break in California is because you (1) want be on a California beach when the action is hottest, or (2) want to avoid it like the pl...
    • Passport Rules and Current Passport News Created: Thursday, March 01, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Current passports rules for US citizens are a bit confusing right now -- get the passport rules and passport news, understand what's happening with passports, who needs passports, whether you need ...
    • Before You Go Backpacking in Europe Created: Friday, May 19, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Want to go backpacking in Europe? Welcome to a great backpacking Europe FAQ, designed to answer key questions before you go backpacking in Europe -- what to pack, where to go, backpacking Europe bu...
    • When is Spring Break? Dates for 2015 Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      We've compiled a list of 2015 Spring Break dates for every college and university in the USA. Find out when yours is and plan your spring vacation!
    • Women's Muslim Dress - Women Traveler's Dress in Islamic Countries Created: Thursday, June 30, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Women traveler's dress in Muslim countries -- words of wisdom for women travelers from other women regarding dress in Islamic countries and women's Muslim clothing for travelers."
    • Top Sydney Hostels - List of the Best Sydney Backpackers Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Travelers' picks for top Sydney hostels, and writers' favorite Sydney hostels, plus writer and backpacker-taken photos. Get a list of the top ten Sydney hostels from backpackers who've stayed and p...
    • Before You Try Blogging for Money While Traveling Created: Sunday, September 02, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      How to pay for travel is the eternal question for student travelers and backpackers. A job that travels with you, like blogging for money, is a solution whose time has come. Let's look into all the...
    • Motion Sickness Prevention and Cure Tips Created: Friday, April 01, 2005 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Motion sickness puts a real cramp in your travel style. If you're at sea or traveling by car, bus or train, you'll need motion sickness prevention tips and long term remedy ideas. If you're flying,...
    • Top Free Things to Do in Paris - Student Travel Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Find the free things to do in Paris that won't cost you a Euro, like visiting a famous grave, the Paris Plage, in a list of top free things to do in Paris meant just for student travelers.
    • Student Guide to London Travel Created: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      London Travel - student guide to London travel, and beginner's guide to London travel for student travelers, with in-depth first time and expert London travel tips.
    • Rail Passes - Discount European Youth Rail Passes from Rail Europe and Railpass Created: Saturday, January 07, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Under 26? You're eligible for European rail passes at a student discount. Check out the best of what's on offer in rail passes from Rail Europe & Railpass." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • When is Spring Break in Texas 2013? Created: Sunday, March 04, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      When is spring break in Texas? You want to know when spring break in Texas is because you (1) want be on South Padre Island when the action is hottest, or (2) want to avoid it like the plague, or (...
    • Travel Myth - Hostels Will Have Bed Bugs Created: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Bed bugs are simply not a travel scourge for student travelers and backpackers. Bed bugs don't carry disease and hostels don't harbor bed bugs. Let's lay some bed bug myths to rest and learn about ...
    • Staying Connected Internationally Created: Thursday, November 04, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Keep in touch while you travel internationally using state of the art technology or simple e-mail. Find the solution for your student travel communication needs here: cell phones, sat phones, GSM p...
    • How can I rush passports? How can I get one in a hurry? Created: Saturday, February 25, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Getting a passport after you apply can take anywhere from one day to ten weeks. Getting it in four weeks or less is usually considered a rush. You don't need to pay an expediting service to rush a ...
    • Top Spring Break Hot Spots for 2012 Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Where's the action for spring break 2012? Get the skinny with this list of top spring break destinations! Cancun still dominates, but economical travel stays key this year, meaning US beaches climb...
    • Top Student Travel and Backpacker Gift Ideas Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Got a student traveler or backpacker on your gift list? Check out these travel gift ideas that may spark your imagination.
    • Greyhound Bus Student Travel Discounts Created: Monday, June 06, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Get Greyhound bus student travel and shipping discounts and a Student Advantage Card that gives you global deals on your favorite stuff." itemprop="description" Monday, May 30, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Backpack reviews from real backpackers and professionals. Big brands like Kelty and North Face, along with some lesser-known brands, plus tips and advice." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • Student Airfare Finders and Student Travel Agencies Created: Monday, November 15, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Student airfare - looking for discount student airfare on the internet? Cheap student airfares websites are here. Some are true student travel agencies; others simply offer ways to find discount st...
    • How to Get Cheaper BoltBus Tickets Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The Boltbus is one of the best ways to explore the US, and you can also find tickets for cheap. Here are some tips for saving money on Boltbus.
    • How to Get A Passport in the USA Created: Saturday, November 13, 2004 Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014
      You want to start traveling! Great! First question: "How do I get a passport?" Believe it or not, it's an easy document to get. Learn how to get a passport and what you'll need to complete a US pas...
    • Should You Book Your Hostels in Advance? Created: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      One of the most frequently asked questions by new travelers is whether they should be booking their accommodation in advance. We take a look at the benefits and downsides of doing so.
    • When is Spring Break? Created: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014
      When is spring break? See the chart "When is Spring Break 2012" below for spring break 2012 dates and number of humans detail. Find out when individual colleges will be storming the beachheads so y...
    • How to Avoid (or Cure) Jet Lag When Traveling Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Jet lag is a necessary evil for long-haul flights and can ruin your first few days in a new destination. Here's how to prevent jet lag from ruining your holiday.
    • What Are The Trains Like in Eastern Europe? Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Traveling by train in Eastern Europe offers a different experience to doing so in Western Europe. The trains are cheaper, slower and more exciting.
    • Why You Should Use a VPN While Traveling Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      It is vital that you travel with a VPN in order to protect your data when connecting to unsecured networks. There are plenty of other advantages, too.
    • Should You Carry a Hammock While Traveling? Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Traveling with a hammock can save you money on accommodation, allow you to camp as you travel and offer comfort. Are there any disadvantages?
    • Which Shoes Are Best for Backpacking? Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Deciding how many pairs of shoes to take on your trip can be tough. We run through the different options and help you choose which is right for you.
    • Saving for Travel: Selling Your Possessions Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      One of the easiest ways to build up your travel savings is to sell your unwanted possessions. We review the best sites and the simplest way to do so.
    • 5 Essential Travel Items You'd Never Think to Pack Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      The five items that have proved to be the most useful while I've been traveling -- they definitely weren't what I expected them to be when I first left!
    • Why You Should Pack a Sarong in Your Backpack Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      A sarong is one of the most versatile items you can take traveling with you -- you can use it to cover up, help you sleep, provide privacy and even use one as a towel!

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