Are you ready to celebrate “The World’s Greatest College Weekend?” Whether you’re a student or simply a tourist, the Indiana University Little 500 is one of the largest collegiate sporting events in the country and a must for travelers. The annual race brings together cyclists for a rousing 200 laps of highly competitive speed racing on two wheels.
But it’s the party surrounding the race that’s the real draw. The week leading up to the Little 500 is essentially a weeklong party, with bars and streets filled to the brim with students, townies and locals. A host of events are held throughout the week both downtown and on campus, many of which feature musical acts, dancing and, of course, tons of beer.
Modeled after the Indianapolis 500, but with bicycles, the weekend features both a men and women’s race, along with a few others just for fun. Many of the participants hail from the local fraternities and sororities, though the townie team, known as The Cutters, tend to be the local favorite. The race isn’t just about bragging rights either; each year they raise money for local charities and have even broken $1 million quite a few years in a row.
Whether you’re interested in exploring the beautiful town of Bloomington, Indiana, or simply need a reason to cut loose, nothing embodies the party atmosphere of college quite like the Little 500.
The internet is teeming with countless listicles that advise you on what to pack for your next vacation, especially when it comes to products to help you stay safe and healthy while miles away from home. But there are some medical products you might not really need, despite the overflow of suggestions.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
While the snow continued to fall at a steady clip, my taxi pulled up outside Hotel Bonaventure Montréal. A quick departure from my cab and a few steps later, I was taken in by the distinctive style of the entrance corridor. A quick elevator ride to the lobby is necessary because Hotel Bonaventure Montréal sits on the final two floors of a 17-story business and professional complex. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Montréal, and even connects to the city’s underground concourse.
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The Danakil Depression has been described as hell on Earth. Considered the hottest place on the planet, the nightmare conditions of the Depression led to some incredibly fascinating formations. If you can withstand the climate, it offers a unique adventure few have ever seen.