Tag Archives: Travel

UWSP Adventure Club, Mobilized

Change has gripped the UWSP Adventure Club this semester, with more organization, trips and social media presence. Bailen Stewart is an active member and said the club is “going strong this year. We have already done three trips this year. This is the year to be in adventure club.” The goal of the Adventure Club is to subsidize travel expenses ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Bridget Donahue is a junior elementary education major. What, in your opinion, is the best mode of travel? Is it walking, biking, car, plane, train or something else? Biking. I just got a bike, and I’ve just started traveling by bike. It’s been very exciting, well, maybe not exciting, but new. What is your favorite place you’ve ever visited? What ... Read More »

Explore and Be Well with UWSP Adventure Tours

College is a key period in life, full of expanding horizons and a developing sense of freedom in a vast world. Often times, a little guidance can be of great aid. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Adventure Tours aims to provide just that, adventure, to students and the community. Founded 32 years ago, Adventure Tours has long been a facet ... Read More »

Stories of an American Scouser

Anyone who knows me – even somewhat well – has witnessed my pathetic ability to make decisions. Everything from choosing which scarf matches best with an ensemble to deciding between a latte or cappuccino always ends up being a long, arduous process. As we all know, college is full of those daunting life decisions. When they began presenting themselves to ... Read More »

A Class in the Caribbean: UWSP Offers Four-Week Trip to Cuba

Students and members of the community at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be traveling to Cuba for a four-week class this summer. Jennifer Collins, associate professor of political science, said the class offers three credits each in in political science and history. Collins will be one of two professors serving as a chaperone on the trip. Although Cuba maintains ... Read More »

From Tourist, to Traveler

As a kid, I remember listening feverishly to my dad tell stories of when he hitch hiked around the United States. After graduating high school at 17, he left home and went all the way from Indiana to California, thanks to the kindness of strangers. Well, most of them were kind. Regardless, when I heard his stories of broken down ... Read More »

From Tourist, To Traveler

After spending three nights and two short days in Ireland, I managed to meet two strangers whose talk of travel, time and money is still spinning in my head. The first was a 35-year-old Brazilian man who I sat next to on the bus from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher. He explained to me that in Brazil, each employee ... Read More »

From Tourist, To Traveller

We need to talk about something very dear to my heart. This topic can often be overlooked, but today we won’t miss what’s on everyone’s mind. Food. The culinary delights I’ve experienced in London will go down in my mind as some of the most impeccable meals I’ve ever had. Before I delve into explaining the importance of trying new food ... Read More »

From Tourist to Traveler

This past week, I spent my days exploring the ancient Roman baths, eating three-course meals three times a day and enjoying the deliciously-liberal city of Brighton. With a group of 19 women and one lonesome boy, we began a week-long entry tour filled with tours of cathedrals, castles and historical landmarks scattered across England. Bathe was the first stop on ... Read More »

Above 30,000 Feet

I have never felt simultaneously significant and insignificant at the same time. Before leaving Wednesday afternoon to head over to my co-worker Carly’s house, so it was a shorter drive Thursday morning to Chicago, I was told by media professor Chris Shofner that flying would change my perspective on life. He told me I would realize how small I was, ... Read More »