Revised Travel Grant Program Receives Mixed Reviews Among Students – Harvard Crimson

With last school year’s increase of $30,000 in funding for domestic student group travel, some club leaders say that travel grant funding levels are still insufficient, while others praise the increased focus on safety. In the spring of 2014, the College convened an Office of Student Life working group to discuss student group transportation safety […]

Here’s How Travel Will Make You Smarter – Huffington Post

Here’s How Travel Will Make You Smarter – Huffington Post

This post was originally published on Winederlusting.com. When we say travel makes you “smarter,” we don’t mean you’re all of a sudden going to become a genius. (If that happens, let us know in the comments.) But traveling will certainly make you more worldly, force you to think in different ways and help you to […]

Are you an Instagram-Facebook travel bore? – USA TODAY

Are you an Instagram-Facebook travel bore? – USA TODAY

I’m here and you’re not: Lakeland, Florida spring training, 2014.(Photo: Ellen Creager/Detroit Free Press) When my kids were teens we had a rule about how much they should pay attention to celebrities. “Think about them as much as they think about you,” I said. “MOM!” they would pout. But it worked. This is the same […]

Turkey, travel and terrorists: Five things to know – Los Angeles Times

Turkey, a growing travel destination in recent years, has been a repeat terrorist target in recent months. Before you book that Turkish trip – or cancel it — consider these five points. The U.S. State Department is increasingly nervous. On Feb. 4, the agency warned Americans against travel to southeastern Turkey because of “an increased […]

Traveling to mend a broken heart – CNN

Traveling to mend a broken heart – CNN

“I felt like I was living the life of a dog where I was always catering to someone else’s needs,” Mecklenburg said. The Hawaii trip allowed her to focus on herself until she understood what she wanted in life. “Traveling reminded me that it is OK do what I want,” Mecklenburg said. “It reminded me […]

Ex-Rockwell Automation worker accused of stealing $225,000 in travel scam … – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A former Rockwell Automation employee is accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company — including by creating a “sham company” to pocket money meant for business travel. Eduardo Africano, 49, created Omega World Inc. specifically to defraud Rockwell, repeatedly billing Rockwell for fictitious business travel expenses that were paid to […]

An Introvert’s Guide to Travel – Yahoo – Yahoo Travel

An Introvert’s Guide to Travel – Yahoo – Yahoo Travel

Am I saying don’t travel with an extrovert? No, I love mine and we have tons of fun together. He challenges me to get out there in ways I probably wouldn’t on my own. We meet different people and have interesting adventures. And I…well, I probably keep him from getting too out of hand. Plus, […]