4 Budget Hotel and Hostel Alternatives That Promote Local Culture Immersion

Staying somewhere other than a hotel or a hostel can be an adventure of its own. It can certainly give you a cultural experience that a hotel or hostel may not provide. It may also give you a kind of personal touch that other hotel-staying travelers won’t get. Let’s look at a few alternatives to typical hotel/hostel travel lodging. Continue Reading 4 Budget Hotel and Hostel Alternatives That Promote Local Culture Immersion

A Multi-Cultural Birthday Abroad

Different travelers have different preferences about how they experience the different cultures they encounter. Some travelers want to stay in luxury accommodations and experience the culture through exhibits, shopping, and delectable cuisine. Other travelers want to abide among the “common” people, eating their foods and experiencing their daily lives. While there are merits and drawbacks for each, one of my most treasured birthdays was spending the day among a Maori tribe of New Zealand. Continue Reading A Multi-Cultural Birthday Abroad

Free to Fly: Facing Your Phobias Through Travel

One of the exhilarating benefits of travel is that it can give you opportunities to stretch your limits and grow as a person, which you will never have by
staying home. One of those opportunities is the opportunity to face and overcome your fears. Continue Reading Free to Fly: Facing Your Phobias Through Travel