Travel

Getting home safely as a woman still isn’t guaranteed

As a woman, getting home safe after a night out is often a major cause of concern.

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Tracing my roots back to my Grandfather’s childhood home in Scotland

Two years ago, in a small suburb outside of Glasgow, I had an evening I’ll never forget.Continue...

Heading home for Thanksgiving? Provost reminds students to travel safely

As Queen’s enters October with expectations of heavy travel in the month ahead, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green provided students with updated health and safety mandates for making safe Thanksgiving and fall break trips out of the city.Continue...

Putting perspective on a year without exchange

Spain in early autumn is supposed to be sunny and warm.Continue...

Giving a voice to Jewish culture in our communities

I’ve always been aware of anti-Semitism in my community.Continue...

What I learned from my time in Yonezawa, Japan

This winter break, I had the chance to live out my lifelong dream of visiting Japan, thanks to the Kakehashi Project , a youth exchange program run by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and the Asia Pacific Foundation.Continue...

Gap years fill the space left by traditional academic programs

“Wait, so you're going to be a first-year when everyone your age is in second year?”Continue...

Photo essay: North America in the eyes of an exchange student

When I arrived in Canada for fall semester, I never expected a series of adventures would follow meeting a wonderful travel buddy.Continue...

Reflections on a summer of adventure and growth

Last year, a friend reminded me that undergrad would likely be the only time in our lives when we get four-month summers. Having always wanted to travel, I decided it was time to take a leap and put my savings into action.Continue...

A serial commuter’s guide to summer podcasts

The unfortunate truth about summer is despite the post-exam rush of freedom, it can be incredibly boring once summer jobs begins—especially if you are one of many students who will be commuting daily.Continue...

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