After 20 years of traveling with his dad, travel writer Rick Steves, exploring Europe independently and studying abroad during college, Andy is now pursuing his passion by helping students learn more about foreign cultures. His company, Weekend Student Adventures, allows students to dive into a culture, scrape their knees a bit, and make lifelong memories while visiting the most popular destination in Europe. Visit www.wsaeurope.com to learn more about his weekend student adventures!
In another life, I think I’d be an anthropologist. I love people watching. And I always find myself trying to figure out why one culture has no qualms about J-walking while while if you did the same thing in Seattle, you’d get slammed with a $60 infraction. While traveling, you’re always the one who doesn’t belong,(…)
On my run this morning I went out along the bay to one of Dublin’s lighthouses. It was a beautiful, sunny day—the type you wouldn’t normally associate with this city during this time of year. On my way back I came across a mother and her three young children. One—sippy bottle in-hand—threw out her arms(…)
Picking a Weekend It isn’t s simple as you’d initially think. Sure, you can book a trip blindly, but remember that unique cultural celebrations happen across the continent year round. It’s important to be aware of these special dates and make your timing decision based on catching the holiday, or conversely, avoiding the additional headache(…)