Help the economy by taking more time away from work.
That is the message from the U.S. Travel Assn., the nation’s trade organization for the travel industry. A study commissioned by the group found that more than 40% of American workers who receive paid time off finish the year without using all of their allotted vacation time.
And I say co-sign this, not for capitalistic reasons like the US Travel Association, but because you earned it! Why waste it? And i’ll go a step further to say…use your vacation for a vacation! Not to sit at home and watch more TV, or to run errands…see the world…or even see the neighborhood over from you…but go somewhere at least.
Put these unforgettable getaways at the top of your list without breaking the bank. We calculated food and lodging costs, too!
This came from Grandparents.com, but don’t let that the deter you if you consider you’re self a young and adventurous traveler. This is a great list with even places I’ve been and can confirm.
Freighter ships offer passengers stops at unusual ports, plenty of quiet time and an unusual way to travel.
This might be added to the bucket list.
At the time of writing, Inside.co has 35 individual guides covering 17 cities – including New York City, San Francisco, London, Paris, Nairobi and Melbourne – and they’re all written for a typical 3-day visit, with points-of-interest mapped out too. While you can view a sample of each guide gratis, it will ultimately cost you ten of your Earth (US) dollars to gain full access to the locally-procured fountain of knowledge.
This is a great concept. If it gets a good number of contributions, it can make it easy for those local adventurers to plan their journey’s. Yelp should take a look at this and use all the reviews to map guides for people.