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Discovering Madrid: Siestas, Fiestas, and Discotecas!

When you think of Spain what comes to mind? This passionate Spanish culture, rich with flavor and tradition, never fails to present a good time for travelers. For Baylor study abroad student Rozlyn Veteto, Madrid, Spain meant siestas, fiestas, and discotecas. Read more about her Spanish getaway. After getting in pretty late on the first night, we made dinner in the apartment and hung out until class registration at 1am. It was nice to have a bit of chill time after a bunch of travel. In the morning, we woke up and met Erin’s friend Julianna. She is studying abroad in Madrid and offered … [Read more...]

9 Tips for Traveling with Pets

Ah pets. These furry friends enrich our lives with their loyalty, companionship, and all around fun antics. However, when it comes to travel—especially around the holidays—they can be a real inconvenience. There are plenty of things to consider when pet owners travel:  do the pets stay or go? Board or leave with friends? How will it affect your travel plans? Think Fido should  home, but aren’t comfortable boarding him, check out host options like Dogvacay. If you can’t leave home without your four-legged sidekick, consider these nine tips for traveling with pets before you hit the … [Read more...]

Escape the Ordinary: 3 Exciting New Tours for Your Group

Typical is boring. Go for the extraordinary with some of our latest tour offerings: Learn about international management through an interactive experience in London, Paris, and Prague. See the stunning beauty and rich history of Central Europe. Discover how energy-efficient design is changing the way the Dutch do architecture. Here are some of the latest we've been working on for you. Remember, these are samples—we don't do pre-packaged trips that force you to compromise on your travel experience. These serve to help you get an idea of what we can do. Contact us today, and we will … [Read more...]

Keep Calm and Gobble On

   Millennium Tours  wishes you a happy Thanksgiving—no matter where you're celebrating this holiday! Thanks for making us one of America's fastest-growing private companies in 2013!     Want the best tips for travel delivered to your inbox? … [Read more...]

Quick Tips for Holiday Travel

 Traveling during the this time of year can make or break your holiday experience. You're pressed for time during the hustle and bustle of the season, so we put together five simple and quick tips for you to remember during the week of holiday travel. Use your smartphone: There are plenty of apps to help plan, navigate, check in, and monitor your travel experiences without having to pull out your laptop or find a printer. Utilize the knowledge at your fingertips! Plan ahead: Arrange for pick-up or rental cars before your flight to save time when you reach your destination. Check-in … [Read more...]

Scotland: The One That Took Me By Surprise

For Baylor study abroad student, Rozlyn Veteto, Scotland came as a sweet surprise full of beauty, charm, and pop culture landmarks. Although getting to Edinburgh was long, once we made it to the city I instantly forgot about the trouble it took to get there. Every single building was old and exuded a feeling of twisted history. I loved it! A lot of cities end up looking and feeling pretty the same, but Edinburgh has a very unique look and vibe. Our friend Cameron had been there a day before us and had scouted out all the great places to see. On his wonderful tour, he took us to … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Save Money on Study Abroad

There are many myths when it comes to study abroad. Time, money, and credit are all factors that keep students from an academic semester or internship overseas. But did you know all the ways you can actually save money for study abroad? Check out our tips to save money before and during your trip overseas.   Get an International Student Identification Card: pay a one-time fee (about $10-25) for an ID card to get student discounts around the world. Save money on everything from smartphone apps and news subscriptions to hostels, restaurants, and attractions. The ISIC is accepted at … [Read more...]

Hallstatt and Füssen: the Worst Best Weekend of Study Abroad (Part Two)

This is part two of a two-part blog post by Baylor in Maastricht study abroad student Tim Phillips (read part one here). Tim shares his story of what it’s like when things don't go according to plan. Which, if you know anything about travel, is normally the case: expect the unexpected. Read about his adventures through Hallstatt, Austria, and Füssen, Germany. Enjoy the incredible photos, all shot by Tim. To Füssen! We woke up in the dark, begrudgingly left our apartment, and walked quickly to the warmth of the station. After a few train transfers, we were on the leg to take us to … [Read more...]

Hallstatt and Füssen: the Worst Best Weekend of Study Abroad. (Part One)

Baylor in Maastricht study abroad student Tim Phillips shares his story of what it's like when things don't go according to plan. Which, if you know anything about travel, is normally the case: expect the unexpected. Read about his adventures through Hallstatt, Austria, and enjoy the incredible photos, all shot by Tim. This weekend surprised us all. After seeing Vienna,we had to visit Austria again! I was excited to go back and see some of the more historic, mountain villages. We planned to take an overnight train Thursday night, arrive Friday morning to stay in Bad Ischl for the … [Read more...]

Student First, Traveler Second. Adventurer Always.

According to Baylor University, study abroad participants should be students first, travelers second. While student Rozlyn Veteto is trying to stick to the guidance of her school, she has realized no matter what, study abroad is always an adventure. Here are some more truths about study abroad discovered through Rozlyn's latest Amsterdam adventure. Rozlyn currently studies in the Baylor in Maastricht study abroad program.  You will be busy. Only one more week of class before finals! That’s why I chose to spend the weekend in Maastricht working on a couple papers that are due this week. … [Read more...]

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