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Written by Megan Myslinski (Classic Travel Intern, Fall 2015). Wanderlust is defined as "a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about," a desire that compels wayfarers, cosmopolitans, and globetrotters to sojourn, traipse and gallivant to sights unseen all over the world. I know I’ve had this urge to explore since my tiny tot days… [Read More]

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Written by Julianne Lake (Classic Travel Intern, Summer 2015). I’m extremely lucky. From the time I was very little, in fact, as far back as I can remember, my parents have made it a priority to show us the world. There are five of us kids, so the natural first trip we went on was… [Read More]

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Written by Molly Goldsmith (Classic Travel Intern, Spring 2015). Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? You will certainly be satisfied with a trip to Israel. This 7,800 square mile country – about the size of New Jersey – is a center of political controversy, scientific advancement, and cultural significance. Israel is situated… [Read More]

Written by Molly Goldsmith (Classic Travel Intern, Spring 2015). Cuba is not a particularly dangerous island nation. Despite this fact, nearly all travel, trade, and business from the United States has been restricted for over 60 years. Human rights organizations and advocacy groups have maintained that the embargo causes detrimental effects to the Cuban economy… [Read More]

Written by Caroline Rysenga (Classic Travel Intern, Spring 2015). Travel filming is becoming more and more popular among globetrotters, and putting together a video of your excursions is a great way to remember your adventures and possibly show off all the interesting things you did to your friends and family. Not everyone has access to… [Read More]

Written by Ashley Kong (Classic Travel Intern, Fall 2014). Orlando has always been on the top of my dream travel list. The beautiful scenery, the warm weather, and the amazing fairy tale kingdom are all things that attract me to stay there again and again. From Michigan, Orlando is a great choice for your spring… [Read More]

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Written by Joy Yin (Classic Travel Intern, Summer 2014). My seven-day vacation in Cancun with my roommate during winter break is one of the most unforgettable vacations ever in my life. Everything that I can think of to make a vacation perfect, Cancun has it. There are amazing beaches, delicious food, and tons of activities… [Read More]

Written by Emily Janik (Classic Travel Intern, Fall 2013). Studying abroad was all that I could ask for and will be a favorite memory of mine from my college years. I experienced 6 countries in one month and I’m only twenty! Within 4 weeks, I traveled to France, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and Italy. I… [Read More]

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Written by Ashley Kong (Classic Travel Intern, Fall 2014). Magnificent natural landscape, enthusiastic local residents, traditional Chinese culture, characteristic local food- all your expectations for a trip can be realized in Northeast China. Similar to Michigan’s weather, the best period for travelling is from May till October. You could spend one week in the three… [Read More]

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Written by Julie vonFoerster (Classic Travel Intern, Fall 2014). When looking into taking a trip overseas, the first place that comes to mind might be Paris, London, or Barcelona. However great these popular cities may be, sometimes it might be nice to try something new. And that something new could be a trip to Israel… [Read More]

Written by Joy Yin (Classic Travel Intern, Summer 2014). The following are her ten favorite attractions and things to do in her hometown of Shanghai, China. 1. The Bund The Bund is a must go place when in Shanghai. It is the area which includes both riversides of the Huangpu River. It has iconic waterfront… [Read More]

Written by Eric Dobbrastine (Classic Travel Intern, Summer 2014). Born and raised in Grand Ledge, Michigan and having never left the United States, a study abroad trip to Ghana during the summer of 2007 was a signature experience influencing my deep desire to do something much more meaningful with my life. The wide-spread poverty, the… [Read More]

Written by Alyssa Onder (Classic Travel Intern, Fall 2012). When I got the opportunity to travel to Portland, Oregon to visit a friend, I was ecstatic. He was spending the summer studying at Portland State University and constantly raved about how amazing the city of Portland was. On a whim, I decided to buy a… [Read More]

Written by Tamara Todor-Nits (Classic Travel Intern, Summer 2012). I have lived for 18 years in the beautiful city of Brasov in Romania, before I came to study in Michigan. Growing up in Eastern Europe gives you a completely different perspective of your home, than most tourists have. Because of this, I decide to share… [Read More]