Massachusetts Daily Collegian

IPO making studying abroad for all students possible

By Kelsey Hebert

November 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Headlines, Scrolling Headlines, Travel

The International Programs Office, or IPO, at the University of Massachusetts aims to make students’ study abroad dreams realities. With its two divisions – the Education Abroad and the International Student and Scholar Services...

Miami on a Student Budget

By Jenny Rae

April 18, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Lifestyle, Travel

Escaping to the palm tree lined streets of Southern Florida can seem like a daunting and expensive task. Between transportation, food and accommodations, the expenses quickly add up. Unless, you do it right. Miami is one of the most ...

Spring Break on the cheap side

By Emily Brightman

March 15, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle, Travel

Not everyone has the financial means to go to an exotic location over spring break. Those of us with smaller piggy banks usually end up spending the week parked in front of our laptops with our eyes glued to an endless delu...

A 90-minute getaway to Cambridge

By Sabrina Amiri

March 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Travel

During the winter months, when the Pioneer Valley is bombarded by a barrage of tumultuous weather and activities are limited, people tend to hunker down and cabin fever can set in. Thankfully there is a cure for winter boredom, and it’s only a 90-minute drive east to one of Massachuset...

Landeck: When travel plans go out the window: lost in translation abroad

By Katie Landeck

October 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Travel

I now understand what it means to be an American traveler in a foreign country. It means often being the conversation-starter, and starting every conversation with "I'm sorry but I don't speak (insert language). Do you...

Ideas for Columbus Day voyages

By Emily Merlino

September 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Travel

Yes, summer is over and it’s time to hit the books. But come Columbus Day weekend, it’ll be time, once again, to hit the road. Many consider Columbus Day to be for tag sales and a trip home. The weekend should be seen as an excuse to pack up and get out of Amherst for a brief break from the daily grind. ...

Planning the perfect summer trip on low costs, and having the most fun

By Jeff Mitchell

April 10, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Travel

When it comes down to summer trips, many ideas are sparked only to fizzle out in a wave of overwhelming logistical considerations. Planning the ideal trip prompts one to address the plausibility of one’s dreams. Before you...

Mike’s Maze offers art…in a cornfield

By Lily Hicks

October 25, 2010

Filed under Travel

Some neighbors spend time together sitting on each others’ porches, talking late into the night. Some jog the sidewalks of their neighborhoods, exchanging the latest gossip in between breaths. Some neighbors don’t interact...

Road rules: How to survive long hours in confined spaces with your best of friends

By Kate MacDonald

March 12, 2010

Filed under Travel

It’s that time of the year again, when college students everywhere are done with midterms and aching to get out of their sleepy hometowns and off to warm beaches rife with scantily clad beachgoers. On a poor college kid’s budget, how are they supposed to afford this trip? Here’s an...