Africa is a continent that’s known for its phenomenal safaris, rich natural resources, stunning beaches, lovely sunny weather, and a variety of cultures. Africa is the second largest continent in the world with 54 amazing countries all with their unique history, famous landmarks, and heritage.
After the past two years of on-off again travel, there’s a lot of pent up excitement to get travelling again. However when it comes to booking future plans, where to go? And what are the travel trends which have emerged since we last travelled? From responsible travel experiences to big bucket list adventures here are our top picks.
Travelling is one of the most exciting endeavours that a person can participate in, and there has been much research done on how travel can be beneficial for both the mind and the body. But any veteran traveller will attest to the fact that it can also be extremely stressful, especially if the traveller is going to multiple destination, involving many hours spent on a plane, in a car, or on a train.
Many people think that the most difficult part of going on holiday is selecting the destination and booking the accommodation. While this is an important part of it all, there is a lot more that goes into planning a holiday. In addition to location and budget, you also need to decide when you want to go and for how long, how you plan on getting there, and how to bring it all to ensure a hassle-free trip. And let’s not forget any COVID-19 requirements and restrictions.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The joy of a road trip is that you really get to explore things you wouldn’t normally. It’s about the journey as much as it is about the destination. You get to head out on the open road, go where you want to, take as much time as you need, and enjoy being in the moment.