A pilgrimage is a journey undertaken in the hope of finding deeper meaning in oneself, others or a higher power. In centuries past, pilgrims have walked great distances fuelled by their faith, in search of some sort of spiritual connection. Travellers today are able to retrace the steps of previous pilgrims in countries around the globe – here are five to go on your bucket list.
A good technology device can assist with making life more convenient in addition to entertaining. This is why gadgets make such wonderful gifts for just about everyone and this includes moms.
Every day we are reminded of the environmental devastation taking place all around us. We are bombarded with statistics about rising levels of carbon dioxide, increasing global temperatures and the extinction of precious species.
The digital nomad lifestyle has become all the rage in recent years. People are leaving their office jobs and hitting the roads – working from laptops and enjoying the freedom of not needing to be in one place all day, every day. If this world is appealing to you, then there are a few gadgets that you really need to invest in to make life easier.
From its art museums, such as the Met and MoMA, to its lures such as the Bronx Zoo as well as Dyker Heights Holiday Lights, New York City is – without a doubt – the best city in the world. Its dining and drinking scenes, are unbeatable and boast incredible bars (Dante) as well as restaurants (Lilia).
Following the major technical evolution in 2020, we can only imagine what 2021 will have in store for us.
Microsoft’s Flight Simulator is all about putting you right inside the cockpit. But, while it’s always been about making you feel like the pilot, it was not available as a Virtual Reality experience until as recently as the 22nd of December 2020.
The Internet is no longer something that you browse on your PC to do research, online banking or to buy something from an eCommerce shop. Now, the Internet can be used to help you keep track of, and manage, other aspects of your daily life. For example, think about Alexa. If you fit sensors to your windows, which are linked to her, you can ask Alexa to check if these are closed when you’re not at home.
For millions of people around the world, the way they earn their incomes has been changed forever, but it has also opened a plethora of new opportunities to work and travel. Travelling across the globe has never been easier thanks to the low cost of airfare, but with access to modern high-speed internet, it’s also possible to work at the same time, which is what many people are doing. Known as digital nomads, these are professionals that have decided that they no longer want to be confined to an office setting, preferring to make their money while seeing what the world has to offer.
Travelling comes with a lot of obvious benefits, such as seeing new cultures, eating new foods, and meeting new people. But along with all of these, there are a myriad of health benefits that have been proven by science to improve people’s overall health. We live in a time where travelling is easier and cheaper than ever, and there are more than a few reasons we should all leave home every now and again to see something that we’ve never seen before.