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11 Days in Costa Rica! A Brilliant, Breathless Adventure

For as long I can remember visiting Costa Rica has been at the very top of my travel Bucket List. Lush jungles, brilliant beasts, tropical beaches and adrenaline at every turn. It always seemed like a dream destination for a nature lover seeking a thrill. I was about to find out whether I was right… … Continue reading 11 Days in Costa Rica! A Brilliant, Breathless Adventure

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J1 Employer Spotlight: WooHoo restaurant New Jersey

Posted 15 days ago in J1

Think New Jersey and regrettably, you’ll instantly think of the abomination that was Jersey Shore, who’s cast and creators should frankly be taken to Geneva and put on trail for crimes against humanity! Get Snooki, Pauly D and JWow out of your head right now! The fake tan and GTL ‘banter’ still haunts our dreams… … Continue reading J1 Employer Spotlight: WooHoo restaurant New Jersey

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Chicago to San Francisco – Southwest Chief Route: Departure at 3pm on 17th Feb. Total journey time approx. 60 hours.

And so our grad-visa blogger, Tom, continues his journey on to San Fran. If you missed the last leg of his trip you can read it here. The train The train had two floors and I got a great seat at the front of a carriage with more space than the last time. This was the leg … Continue reading Chicago to San Francisco – Southwest Chief Route: Departure at 3pm on 17th Feb. Total journey time approx. 60 hours.

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Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Go To Greece This Summer

Greece is a beautiful country with thousands of glorious islands and cities to chose from, each as beautiful as the next.  With party towns, amazing culture and history, welcoming, kind hearted people, sun, sea and sand it’s saft to say Greece has everything you are looking for. 1.Climate For the majority of the year Greece … Continue reading Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Go To Greece This Summer

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USA East To West Coast: Tom’s Epic Adventure After A Year in New York! [Part One]

A few month’s back, we caught up with Irish Travel Blogger and US Grad Visa participant, Tom Burke on his first seven months living and working in New York City. Unfortunately for him, all good things must come to an end. Having said that, what better possible way to end a life-changing 18 months in the … Continue reading USA East To West Coast: Tom’s Epic Adventure After A Year in New York! [Part One]

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Utah Skiier’s Miracle Escape From 150ft Cliff Fall Captured On A GoPro

How’s your luck? I think this guy may have just used up all of his in one go! This is crazy… Devin Stratton was out on the slopes of Wasatch Range in Utah last week, when a wrong turn put him in a lot of danger – and his GoPro captured it all. The below clip shows, … Continue reading Utah Skiier’s Miracle Escape From 150ft Cliff Fall Captured On A GoPro

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Our Ultimate Guide To Iceland: The Most Unforgettable Short Break You’ll Ever Have

I have a confession to make. I’ve plodded through 26 years on this planet, largely living less than 3 hours away from a mystical and wild island called Iceland. I only went to visit it for the first time last week. I’m genuinely ashamed of that. Good things come to those who wait I guess. Before … Continue reading Our Ultimate Guide To Iceland: The Most Unforgettable Short Break You’ll Ever Have

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Meet The Camps: The Not So Secret Delights Of Hidden Valley Camp, Maine

Last week we introduced you to Kamp Kohut and it’s huge adjoining lake. Next up is Hidden Valley Camp, again in the beautiful state of Maine. Where Are They? Located an hour and a half Northeast of Kamp Kohut and accessible via Portland or Boston. What Are The Main Activities You’ll Lead? At 350 acres, Hidden … Continue reading Meet The Camps: The Not So Secret Delights Of Hidden Valley Camp, Maine

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Which J1er Are You? Introducing Ross, The Fun-Loving Disaster…

Posted 4 months ago in J1

Let’s cut to the chase, we’ve been helping Irish students spend an unforgettable summer in The States for over 50 years. In that time, you would be genuinely amazed how often we see the same J1’ers come through our doors…

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Travel Quiz of the Year: Prove Yourself A Nomad And Win €25 Vouchers!

UPDATE: Congrats to Niamh, Aislinn, Rachel & Ben who’ve all won a USIT Voucher worth €25! Welcome to our Quiz of the Year! Below you’ll find 10 travel questions, all specifically related to the last 12 months.

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