Not entirely a hiking or mountaineering enthusiast here by any means but I do enjoy a good scenic hike that is averagely challenging and enjoyable for its sights and sounds with a group of similarly inclined folk. I have never planned a travel itinerary based on a hike but some of these suggestions here are definitely worth the consideration. I have visited Italy and climbed up to the top of the dome in Florence for hawk-eye views of the city’s red brick rooftops, and seen the top of Kilimanjaro from an airplane but nothing can compare to some of these options below!
If you're searching for a cruise that you can take this summer during the months of May, June or July, you're going to love these amazing options. I am a complete cruise virgin, never been on one and have been planning to for years now but never did experience it so I was researching a few options and looks like this year might just be the one I break out from that label! I’ve heard planning a cruise is not only simple but it's one of the best bang for buck travel deals so let’s see how I fare. Summer vacations are on everyone's mind and with the summer months are right around the corner so the time is now to start planning on finding a cruise that is perfect for your budget and your destination wants. Sharing with you a few that caught my attention…
Put down the Pinterest boards. Quit crowdsourcing your vacation on Facebook from your know-it-all friends of friends or relatives. Trust in the professional travel experts and take a vacation from doing it yourself! Recent data from American Society of Travel Advisors’ study shows that you will increase your happiness delegating the grunt work to the experts and save money to boot. I certainly don’t mind having my trip and the logistics planned by someone else every so often so I can truly take a vacation from it all!
With the first quarter of the year well past us, the initial pressure of beginning the New Year on the right foot is long gone and many are well settled into life’s routines, personally and professionally. But even everyday processes can be stressful and give cause for concern when it comes to our wellbeing. Certified International Health Coach Melissa Rosenstock shares more on how personal and professional wellbeing can be made a focus moving forward. With April being Stress Awareness Month, her comments on the topic are especially insightful...hope it gets you working on your overall health and wellness journey.
Observing World Heritage Day on April 18 is one celebration that happens in the US and internationally. Also known as the International Day of Monuments and Sites, it is on this one day of the year that the world comes together to shine the light on our cultural heritage and its importance to the human experience as well as the need to protect and preserve the sites that are a part of our heritage. Every year has a theme and this year’s is rural landscapes.
This day is all about celebrating cultures, communities, heritage and the beauty of the human population globally. It's a brief reminder of the importance of respecting and remembering cultures and finding ways to celebrate them and preserve them for the future. Especially with the recent burning of the Notre Dame in Paris, this day holds true significance. Here are a few things you can do to participate in and promote this day as well as partake of activities where you live.
Sharing a few products that I love. Some are affiliate links, some are not, some I was introduced to and some I happened to chance upon. Enjoy!