If you search the hashtag #vanlife on any social media, you’ll see there’s a group of people who choose to get rid of everything they have and live constantly in a van. It’s kind of the ultimate freedom as they’re able to take their home to any location they wish.
The next time you’re contemplating a weekend away, check out some of these amazing options on Airbnb that go beyond a simple house or apartment. You can stay in a Medieval castle, take a beach vacation in a house shaped like a giant seashell, or bunk down in a legit clock tower. Bonus, they’re more affordable than the average hotel room.
There are some staples everyone includes in their packing to-do list people can’t leave home without when heading on vacation. However, there are also other techy travel items that should be consider while packing up for vacation to ensure it is as fun and stress-free as possible.
New Zealand is a relatively new country. It was only settled by Polynesians around 1300 CE, and became a British colony in 1841. It’s located 1500 kilometers east of Australia and has a population of roughly 4.7 million. The country is famous for its incredible natural beauties, which is in part due to the intense volcanic activity in the region.
When it comes to customer satisfaction, many airlines today can only hope to accomplish what would have been considered the bare minimum 20 years ago. With the advent of cheaper flights and increased accessibility worldwide, we’re seeing a new era of airline customer service, focused solely on getting the largest amount of people crammed into an airplane as possible, with no thought given to comfort.
India is the second most populous country in the world and the seventh largest by area. It was home to the Indus Valley Civilization, which was part of the Old World. Due to previous ruling empires, India is a cosmopolitan mix of ethnicities and religions. It’s now one of the fastest growing economies, but it’s still struggling with poverty, corruption, and pollution.
It’s true that nowadays you can get by with English pretty much everywhere. But as soon as you venture into the countryside of a developing country, you might struggle to have interesting conversations. Learning a new language can help you explore a country in a more meaningful way as you can truly get to know people and understand the nuances of the culture.