Category Archives : Travel Tips


Packing Cube Review: Eagle Creek Packing Cubes

Last year, my friend, colleague, and study abroad co-leader Michelle B. introduced me to packing cubes, which have completely changed the way I pack and travel. Now my suitcase is leaner and more organized than ever–and there’s no going back! After a bit of online research, I chose two kinds of packing cubes, both from […]

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Travel Cards

Choosing the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card: Chase Sapphire vs. BarclayCard

Last year, I spent a lot of time researching travel rewards credit cards as we prepared for our trip to China. Though my airfare was covered by the study abroad program I was leading, we knew we would have a lot of travel-related expenses to cover (Jesse’s airfare, our lodging and travel costs after the […]