The Perks of Long-Distance Friendships

…AND HOW TO KEEP THEM ALIVE Hint: it involves traveling. Yup, you guessed it. As it often happens, the four years I spent pursuing my undergrad degree were some of the best of my life. By the end of my very first week in college I had already met four of my lifelong best friends […]

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Cheers to coming home! (An Alumni Guide to a Weekend Down Nostalgia Lane)

Location: Gainesville, Florida.Travel date: November 4-November 6, 2011. Last weekend was my alma mater’s – the University of Florida (Go Gators!) – annual homecoming festivities, with my gator boys playing Tennessee’s Vanderbilt University. As a devout Gator fan (through the good times and the bad times) and all-things-Gainesville enthusiast, myself and my group of...

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