Author Archives: Steven Hartman

There are 2 articles by Steven Hartman published on this site.


Do you know of any high school or college students considering a gap year? Chances are you might, since gap year participation increased from an estimated 8,000 students in 2013 to a whopping 40,000 estimated students for 2016. Leading the pack is First Daughter Malia Obama, who is taking a gap year before heading to Harvard in fall 2017. The increase in gap year interest is actually being called the “Malia Effect”.

Gap years are gaining popularity for high school graduates and undergraduate students interested in exploring the world before heading off to receive a higher education. Read the rest of this entry »

London, Now… NOW!

Now is the time to visit London! Due to the recent vote for Brexit, the London pound has fallen, which means the dollar will be strong in a city known for being expensive.

What does it mean when the pound loses its value? Does it make much of a difference, or are you simply saving pennies? By comparing a few of London and the UK’s attractions, you’ll be able to show your clients the potential benefits of taking that much-desired vacation to London now. Read the rest of this entry »