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3 Strategies to Fund Your Travel Adventures

We all have comfort zones. We like certain kinds of people, places, and things more than others. We have preferences for thousands of things, and our list of attachments and aversions define us. While comfort zones give us a sense of safety because they’re predictable, they also lock us into a narrow worldview and confine us to a constricted way of living in the world.   When you travel, you see, hear, smell, and feel many unique aspects of life. Over time, you develop a fresh perspective about the world and gain a deeper understanding of the human experience.  Travel stretches the boundaries of your comfort zone and you discover that the world is a far friendlier and more beautiful place than you had imagined. With a little creative thinking, you’ll uncover many ways to fund your travels.  Here are three suggestions on how to earn more money by traveling than…

Six Reasons to Travel With Kids

Ever since you moved to the area and decided to figure out how to adopt a child in California, you settled into the task of being an amazing and responsible parent to your young charges. While you indeed do need to be that type of parent, you don't want to give up who you were before you adopted either, and this goes for all parents out there.  Before you became a parent, you traveled constantly. You visited everywhere from Australia to Bangkok and a few other places in between. Now that you have kids, the traveling may have to be scaled back some, but it shouldn't stop altogether. Here are a few reasons why you should travel with the kids you love in tow.  To Show them How Huge the World Truly Is It's a known fact that children are more adaptable than adults are, so the sooner you expose…

5 Experiences to Avoid While Travelling

Many of us have a natural affinity toward exploring and adventure. We may satisfy this need by traveling. While we may think we want to experience everything this beautiful world has to offer, there are a couple of encounters that are better left unknown.  Here are four experiences you want to avoid while traveling: 1. Illness In case you've been living under a rock recently, there's a pandemic going on. It's important to be as careful as possible not to expose yourself to unnecessary germs. This precaution means you should wash your hands regularly, use hand sanitizer, wear masks, and practice social distancing. COVID-19 isn't the only illness to look out for, though. It would help if you researched your destination to learn about diseases in the area and any immunizations you may need. It would be best if you also look into what you would do in the case…

5 Pre-Existing Health Problems That Ruin Vacations (If Left Untreated)

Taking a vacation does not mean you can take a break from staying on top of your health problems. In fact, not monitoring critical health issues can mean an early end to your much-anticipated trip. So, which are the top health concerns you need to track even when on vacation? You will find them down below, with the reasons why they are so critical to monitor so that you can get the most satisfaction out of your vacation! 1. Thyroid problems Keeping thyroid medication on a timely schedule is imperative to keep symptoms under control while on vacation. Differences in time zones mean you may need to alter your "normal" dosing times to avoid issues such as irritability, fatigue, or changes in bowel function that can sap your desire to explore and enjoy new locals. Monitoring thyroid levels while traveling can be tricky. However, it may be necessary. Paying close…

What to Look for in Your Next Vacation Rental

If you are considering a getaway soon, one good idea is to look at vacation rentals. These are often cheaper than staying at a hotel or motel that may or may not be adequately cleaned. To help you decide what to rent, here's what to look for in your next vacation rental. The Location Are you planning to rent a vacation property to be close to certain tourist attractions, or are you just planning to spend a quiet couple of days in a place that isn't home? Either way, you are going to want to check out the exact location of the rentals that interest you. If your only goal is to get away, maybe what you need to look for is a place that is still close enough to a grocery store or restaurant to get food and necessities during your stay. If you are planning on visiting tourist…

Tips for Planning a Truly Memorable Romantic Getaway

It can be hard to find the time to keep the romance alive, but a little preparation - and a little inspiration - can help you create a moment that both of you will remember for the rest of your lives. They say that opposites attract, but even if you two come from different walks of life, it's important to find a destination that works for both of you. You can even turn the process of picking a destination into a bonding activity. Throw darts at a map and look into where it hits. Themed dinner nights and parties are a great way to get yourself hyped for your trip and also learn more about the cultures you could be exploring. If you are planning on going to a popular destination for travelers, keep in mind that you'll have to find a balance between availability and demand. A romantic getaway…

Ways to Stay Active and Fit when Traveling 

Whether you're in a gorgeous seaside town in Britain for vacation or staying in a hotel in the Florida Keys for business, it can be a chore to stay active and fit when you're traveling, especially if you travel quite a bit. Staying fit and active can be full of challenges, and many times it just seems easier to skip it for the day, or the next couple of days. Instead of doing that, read this blog on ways to stay active and fit that you're sure to enjoy.  Take Up Swimming Daily  Why not take out that slimming swimwear you picked up at the beginning of the summer and swim in the hotel pool daily while you're on your trip? Swimming burns calories, keeps you active, and is relaxing and relieves stress. It's a multitasking way to stay active and something that's fun to do if you love the…

Best Reasons to Visit San Diego

The city of San Diego, California is one of the great cities of the American west coast. In fact, it’s popularly known as “America’s Finest City” and for good reason. While San Diego can be a great place to live permanently, it is also a great place to visit. There are several reasons in particular why you should come and visit San Diego: Amazing Weather The main reason why people enjoy coming to San Diego is to take advantage of the great weather that is present all year long. Being located in Southern California, the winter months still provide residents with plenty of warm days. In the summer months, it tends to warm up further in the city, but the weather is much milder than you would find in other areas of the country. This is due to the proximity to the ocean, which helps to bring in cooler air…

Follow Your Passion Is Good Career Advice

According to a Gallup Poll, our planet has a broken workplace. Only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. That means 85% of full-time workers around the world hate their jobs. A billion people feel disengaged at work. In the United States, things are only slightly better--about 70% half American workers loathe their jobs.  But it doesn't have to be this way.  The way to do work that you love is to find your passion. Still, passion alone is not enough. You also have to choose a line of work other people value and will pay you to do.  While it’s possible to find your passion working for a corporation, the chances of finding the perfect workplace are highly unlikely.  Often, those who work on something they love become solopreneurs or build their own business.   Here are a few suggestions on how to make money from your passion:  Buy…

Being a Traveling Entrepreneur 

What can be more fulfilling than not only traveling for a living but getting paid to do it? Granted, there are ways to make money during your travels such as picking up work while you’re local, however, being your own boss or running your own business is a far cry different from picking up odd jobs. Where To Start Starting your own business can be both exciting and scary. You’ve already come to the conclusion that you're dissatisfied with your current work situation. It's reasonable to consider by starting your own business, you’ll find the happiness you didn’t experience working for someone else. The next thing you have to consider, is where do you start? To figure out what you want to do, you have to examine both your skills and passions. Do you have a skill that’s marketable and could be the solid foundation of a new business venture?…