Archive for: travel

 

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...

 
 

UT Student Brings Theater to Refugee Camps

More than six years ago, a large crowd formed a circle inside a Syrian refugee camp, creating a mock stage. Bart Pitchford, a U.S. soldier, stood in the midst of...

 
 

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,...

 
 

Sketches of Spain (and Beyond)

As told to Chris O’Connell. All illustrations by Melissa Reese. A group of Flying Longhorns recently cruised around the Western Mediterranean aboard the Marina,...

 
 

Lenin, Lennon, and Comăneci

A journey down the Danube River In the early 1970s, in order to complete the Iron Gate Dams and harness the awesome power of the Danube River for hydroelectricity,...

 
 

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 2

Pat Cook, BA ’73, Life Member, roamed the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu last month with the Flying Longhorns. In Part 1, Cook reflected on the wondrous...

 
 

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 1

Pat Cook, BA ’73, Life Member, roamed the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu last month with the Flying Longhorns. In this first of a two-part travelogue, Cook...

 
 
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