Have you ever seen a crash-landed UFO up close? Until five years ago, Taiwan had a reasonable facsimile thereof: a strange and spooky complex called the Sanzhi Pod Village.
Everyone deserves the chance to see the world and experience other cultures, including individuals who are living with physical or mental disabilities. While being disabled comes with its added challenges, it doesn’t have to mean resigning yourself to the life of a day-tripper.
If you only have one of something, that should be enough motivation to make you want to try and preserve it. Sadly, the human race doesn’t seem to feel that way about our planet, despite the fact that we only have one earth. Advocates have been preaching the message of ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ for decades now, but mankind continues to fill the oceans with plastic and pump the air full of greenhouse gases.
While some insist that America is hurtling towards becoming an idiocracy, in truth its citizens are smarter and better educated than ever before. Today, 59% of American adults are able to say they’ve completed some college education or more, while 1 in 3 boast a bachelor’s degree or higher.
While you might think that human sacrifices belong solely to the ancient world, several contemporary cases of ritual murders have occurred in modern times. Some may dismiss it as nothing more than “Satanic panic” but across the globe, ritualistic murders continue to crop up even in the 21st century. There are 15 countries where modern day human sacrifices are still known to occur.
Higher learning isn’t for everyone, but it does seem to be true that with education comes a better quality of life. Statistics show that educated people tend to earn more, live longer and happier lives, and have better overall health than their less educated counterparts.
So you’ve been to all the usual suspects, but you don’t want to go to visit some country just because you’ve never heard of it. You want to be absolutely that this place, this travel destination, is worth your precious money and even more precious vacation time.