Travel Inspiration

Photo Friday: Make the Monkeys Fly in San Francisco

January 24, 2014

During a mid-December trip to San Francisco, as I was walking along the waterfront Embarcadero between the Ferry Terminal and Pier 23, I was drawn to this strange metal installation with hanging monkeys. Of course, I had to check it out. As I got closer, I saw people pounding on the drums at the base […]

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“Travel teaches you, and the more you learn from traveling, the easier it gets…” A Travel Chat with a VentureTime Travel Intern

October 26, 2013

Traveler Interview:  Hannah Watkins Hannah Watkins is a senior Communication student at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. Although she is only 21, her immense love of travel has led her to 12 different countries across the globe—Scotland, Canada, Italy, France, England, and Austria—to name a few. Traveling has been an important part of Hannah’s life […]

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11 Fun Facts to Know About the Cook Islands

October 21, 2013

The Cook Islands, comprised of 15 small islands located in the South Pacific, are an ideal vacation spot for travelers who like remote, exotic destinations. More than 100,000 tourists visit annually — most frequently via the island of Rarotonga–the most populated of the islands, as well as home to the international airport and cruise port. […]

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“There are so many beautiful countries and cultures in the world, why not explore them?” A Travel Chat with a Communications Student

October 10, 2013

Traveler Interview: Maggie Collett Collett  in Salzburg, Austria, where she completed four months of school. Originally from Wardsville, a small farming town in Missouri, Maggie Collett, chose Winfield, Kansas as her “home away from home” at Southwestern College. However, for Collett, Winfield just was not far enough. In the spring of 2013, Maggie decided to […]

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