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Planning a summer trip to Iceland

Planning a summer trip to Iceland

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

October 14, 2019

How to pack for the chilly temperatures of Iceland's summer.

Five must places to visit in Kyoto

Five must places to visit in Kyoto

Ying Hua, Contributor

October 7, 2019

Appreciate the historical and modern fusion of Kyoto, Japan.

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

September 13, 2019

A guide on how to navigate the campus on and off using the app.

Kyoto Hanami: The blooming cherry blossoms of Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto Hanami: The blooming cherry blossoms of Kyoto, Japan

Justin Risley, Photographer

April 28, 2019

The precious, short-lived bloom of the sakura attracts admirers from across the globe.

Three music festivals you need on your bucket list

Three music festivals you need on your bucket list

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

March 30, 2019

Scattered around the country are hidden gems of weekend getaways at prices you can afford and destinations that are beyond worth the road trip.

How to pack for spring break

How to pack for spring break

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

March 7, 2019

Here are some tips for those preparing to travel this spring break – happy packing!

A day in Madrid

A day in Madrid

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

February 13, 2019

Whether you're studying abroad or simply traveling, add these things to you to-do list when you go to Madrid.

Colors of India

Colors of India

Isha Mahajan, Contributor

February 6, 2019

India is a vibrant country. Here is the significance behind some of its colorful hues.

Mumbai: a city of dreamers

Mumbai: a city of dreamers

Isha Mahajan, Contributor

January 25, 2019

A UMass student shares her impression of Mumbai, India after completing a summer internship.

Portland, Maine: A winter wonderland

Portland, Maine: A winter wonderland

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

December 16, 2018

"The way life should be," Maine's state motto, extends to the wonderful weekend escape Portland has waiting for you.

A Brazilian Christmas

A Brazilian Christmas

Gabby Campos, Contributor

December 16, 2018

A white Christmas may be nice, but a tropical Brazilian Natal is filled with vibrant traditions that can be celebrated anywhere.

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