There is a time between graduation and the “real world,” which many people feel is their last chance of freedom. Whether you have a job lined up or not, take advantage of the three months you have by traveling, as you may not find a better opportunity.
Think of this as one last hurrah or the study abroad trip you never had. Yes, most post-grads may be broke as they just bought the most expensive piece of paper in their life, but you don’t need to fly first class or stay in a 5-star hotel. Travel with a few friends and you will have the time of your life, after all you just spent the last 12 years in school.
Here are some of the best destinations to travel post-grad.
Backpack through Brazil, cross through the Amazon rain orest in Manaus and stand at the top of the Sugarloaf Mountain for unforgettable views of Rio de Janeiro.
While flights may be expensive, you can really save once you’re there. Immerse yourself in a completely new culture, try new foods and meet new people. Explore ornate Buddha temples in Bangkok or the beaches of Ko Samui.
Spend time in London and enjoy visiting tourist sights such as Big Ben and Abbey Road. Stop by Buckingham Palace — maybe you’ll be lucky enough to be in the graces of a real-life Queen. From London, travel to nearby cities like Paris, Barcelona, Milan or perhaps enjoy a waffle in Belgium. Create your own Euro trip.
If you can’t travel across the country, stay in the United States. Spend some graduation money on bottle service or bet an extra $5 in Blackjack.
Someone wise once said, traveling is the only thing you can buy that will make you richer.
Start your day in Brooklyn with breakfast at a cozy, hidden spot — The Little Sweet Cafe. The French-inspired eatery serves sweet and savory crêpes, along with a tantalizing and seemingly endless array of pastries. Top your breakfast off with either fresh coffee or a mimosa and grab the lone table next to the window to people watch. Your breakfast will be less than $15.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Major metropolises like New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and London are notoriously expensive destinations for a vacation, but a few formerly pricey locations are suddenly more affordable to visit in 2019. According to data from travel search engine Hipmunk, here are the top five international cities that now cater to travelers of all budgets.
So you have a layover at Vancouver International Airport. If you only have a few hours, don’t head all the way into the city; stay in Richmond (where the airport happens to be located) and have a great layover. All you have to do is take the Canada Line from the airport, with service every few minutes, and it takes you straight to central Richmond.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.