Travel

 

Wall to Wall: Finding Majesty in the Intricacies of Egypt’s Past and Present

On my first day in Cairo, jetlagged and disoriented, I boarded a bus with 27 other intrepid Flying Longhorns and was shuttled off through the dusty, bustling streets...

 
 

Small Wonder: Tiny Iceland’s Vast Majesty

The Strokkur geyser erupts every four to eight minutes. In between, it’s a brooding, bubbling hot-pot surrounded by a ring of gray steam and a flimsy looking...

 
 

Finding Clarity on the Balkan Peninsula

One balmy September morning, I sat in the Austin airport breathing shallowly, gripped by apprehension. I was about to traverse the Atlantic to meet 18 Flying Longhorns...

 
 

Flying Longhorns Take the Road Less Traveled in Italy

At Villa Zuccari, a boutique hotel located on land owned by the Zuccari family since the 15th century, in the town of Montefalco, smack in the center of Italy,...

 
 

Not a Standard Love Story

Two Longhorns went all the way to Europe to find each other. When Drew, BBA ’08, Life Member, and Christine Bagot, BS ’08, tell people that starting a business...

 
 

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Beware the Bucket List

Forget “25 Places to See Before You Die.” The real rewards of travel cannot be Instagrammed. I am at a cocktail party. I may also be losing my mind. One woman,...

 
 

Sound Cloud

Finding the perfect soundtrack to Western Europe As I got ready for my flight to Brussels in late April, mere weeks after its airport’s reopening in the wake...

 
 

Circle of Life

This March, the Flying Longhorns jetted to Southern Africa to explore its rich history, culture, and nature. They visited Nelson Mandela’s prison cell, traveled...

 
 

Island Hopping

  “There’s a reason people dream of vacationing in the Caribbean—it’s the perfect place to forget your troubles.” This January, the Flying Longhorns...

 
 

Alpine Life

The Flying Longhorns relish in the leisurely pace of Switzerland and Italy. The Swiss village of St. Moritz, tucked into the southeastern corner of the country,...

 
 
 
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