BY BUST Magazine
on Jul 13, 2015
This Unexpected Destination is a Cosmopolitan Community in Every Sense of the Word
Jersey City's official nickname is “The Golden Door,” but a more fitting one might be “the best of both worlds.” The second-largest city in New Jersey (watch your back, Newark!) is just eight minutes on the PATH train from Manhattan, but manages to feel totally unique from that big city across the river. Read More
BY Natasha Rodriguez
on May 11, 2015
Sunny days are finally here to stay and it’s the perfect time to start planning that vacation you've been wanting to take with your girlfriends for months. Here are some of our favorite places to visit—guaranteed to make for an epic summer girls adventure. (And sure, you could include the guys if you wanted too. But sometimes a lady trip is exactly what the doctor ordered!)
1. Mushroom Dome Cabin—Aptos, California
This cozy and ridiculously cute cabin located in Aptos, California accommodates three and is perfect for all nature lovers. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Mar 12, 2015
Have you ever dreamed of living and working in Paris or Prague, Milan or Munich? Well, now there’s a way to make it happen.
To entice new blood into their workforce, the European Union (EU) started introducing the “blue card” program in 2011. Like the American green card, it allows foreign nationals to secure employment in the EU (so you can make your favorite city your long-term residence). Plus, the blue card is recognized in all member countries within the EU (excluding the U.K. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Dec 23, 2014
Pack Like a Champ This Holiday Season
Travel can be a real pain, but being a skilled packer definitely simplifies things. As a hardcore globe-trekker, I’ve developed a knack for packing on the fly, tucking away essentials into my lightweight, durable suitcase during trips to East Africa, New Zealand, and in-between. Whether you’re hopping a train or stuffing yourself into a plane’s economy class, these tips will maximize your packing options when you’re heading home (or wherever) during the holidays: 210681. Read More
BY Nina K. Guzman
on Feb 05, 2014
That is not a typo. Yes you, YOU RIGH THERE, have a chance of winning a day on the set of the Masterpiece Classic hit, Downton Abbey.
Have you ever wondered what Lady Mary smells like (no, just me?) or how to set up a table for a proper British supper? By making a $10 donation, benefitting Be The Change Philippines relief, you and a friend will be one step closer to answering these unsolved mysteries.
The grand prize includes airfare and hotel for 2 and an entire day with the cast of Downton Abbey on set. Read More
It’s Wednesday; you need some spice in your day. Well, here it is. This adorable group of people figured out that New York City’s subway conductors have a tedious and somewhat pointless task: when they arrive in the station, they must point at a sign to prove they’re awake. Read More
Quick: name a famous inventor. Is it a man? Women continue to fight hard to gain recognition as inventors. Scientific fields and patenting usually favor the dudes, but women created a lot of things that make our modern lives easy and efficient. We were inspired by Mental Floss's list of inventions by ladies and wanted to share them (and add a few), so take a look at twenty five items to be thankful for, and give these women a big round of applause!
1. The First Computer
Grace Hopper, with the help of colleague Howard Aiken, constructed the first computer in 1944. Read More
My boyfriend and I recently took a leap of faith, quit our jobs, and took a much needed vacation from New York City across the border to Canada! We chose three cities and took our first train ride to Montreal. We spent most of our time there and then headed for a brief visit to Quebec City and Toronto.
We both invested in new cameras right before we left and were staying with seasoned photographer Mary Elam so we were all a bunch of photo-happy campers. We even created this short travel film of our adventures in Montreal. Read More
Who says you’re too old for sleep-away camp? The fun-filled getaway isn’t just for little kids, anymore. Founded in 2009 by self-proclaimed “adventurer” Angela Ritchie, Ace Camps are travel experiences for the creatively curious. Each journey features a different leader who is established in his or her field. Ranging from bloggers, artists, crafters, foodies, and writers, these talented creative-types conduct different workshops, lectures, and demonstrations. Each instructional event will help you learn, improve skills, and get inspired. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jun 13, 2012
By Sonja Patterson
Photographed by Aaron Spicer
You may have visited the District of Columbia’s many monuments and memorials, but the city has lots of sexy, unexpected spots that go beyond the usual historical suspects. At its heart, D.C. is all about the pursuit of happiness, and for many Washingtonians, that means setting aside policies and partying when work is done. Read More