Monthly Archives: September 2014

Travel in 2024

Outer space, underwater suites, digital "travel buddies" and more await the future of travel, according to research professionals at Skyscanner.   Travel has come along way from the days of sitting at AAA planning out your mapped routes and hotel booking. We have the internet, and more importantly, we have hundreds of smartphone apps catered…
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Top 5 Wyoming Road Trips

To see some of the country's most beautiful scenery formed where the High Planes meet the Rocky Mountains, you better head to Wyoming. While best known for Yellowstone Park, this western state also boasts the Grand Tetons, the Bighorns, the Sierra Madre, Jackson Hole, the Winds, and much more. Here are five great road trip ideas…
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10 Quick Tips To Make You a Savvier Traveler

Ever realized middway through your trip that you forgot something hugely important, or just having a tough time keeping everything together while traveling? We have just the tips you need to instantly become a savvier traveler (doesn't that have a nice ring to it?)   1.Bring sandwich sized plastic bags to keep important things like…
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4 Ways To Save Money on Fall Travel

  Summer has come to a close and everyone is back at the office, having used up their vacation days on hectic summer trips with crowded tourists and speedy tours. Were you smart enough to save a few days for a fall getaway? If so, here are the four best vacations that won't break the…
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AST’s Social Media

  Hello Adventure Student Travel fans! Chances are you've already discovered all of our great content across various social media, but we wanted to give you an update just in case you're missing out! Here are all the platforms where you can find us.     Facebook - On our Facebook page, you'll find links to…
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5 Tips For Finding the Perfect Souvenir

[caption id="attachment_6430" align="alignleft" width="300"] via my-alternate-life.com[/caption] On your next trip, don't scramble at the last minute to find a cheesy key chain or baseball cap to bring back home -- take some time to find a souvenir that will truly be memorable for you! Here are a few good tips.   1. Don't Bring Back…
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Bike Sharing Changing the Way We Travel

If you've been to a big city in the past few years -- New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and beyond -- you may have noticed a change in the streets. Less cars, perhaps? With new bike-sharing programs popping up in cities throughout the United States, cities have been cleaner, greener, and less cluttered with…
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5 Activities You Never Knew You Could Do On A Cruise

Anyone who thinks of cruises imagines great food, delivered drinks, poolside lounging, and the occasional stop off on the coast to explore. Here's ten other activities many cruise lines are beginning to offer that give a much different outlook on traditional cruise style!   1. Indoor Skydiving. You heard that right! One cruise line has constructed…
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5 Buildings Every Architecture Lover Should Add To Their Bucket List

If you live for the art of building, the careful eye behind constructing, and the careful detail to adding beauty to everyday life, then you need to check out these incredible buildings.   La Sagrada Familia - Barcelona The construction of this building started in 1882, and never was finished by the time it's architect,…
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Bear Grylls Survival Academy

[caption id="attachment_6382" align="alignleft" width="300"] via pinstripemag.com[/caption] In Colorado, a 24-hour course for the ultimate survival training is available to who thinks they're tough enough.   At the Academy, students will learn the process of "self-rescue" -- how to stay alive if ever presented with a situation where the wilderness is your enemy. While Bear himself…
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