Young people today have a knack for traveling. I have a close friend from college who will soon successfully complete her 30 countries before 30 personal challenge.
Gone are the days from working in high-rise office tower blocks and working the tedious 9-5 grind. Nowadays, it’s all about grabbing your laptop, packing a bag and jetting off to places with greener grass, gorgeous sunny days and beautiful backdrops.
Throughout the history of our civilization, Europe has been one of the most important regions where big trades were made, serious wars were fought, empires changed from one to another and, eventually, many countries – some large, some unbelievably small – emerged for all the diverse nations to live in a relative peace creating Eastern Europe as we know it today.
On top of all of the typical holiday hustle and bustle that has just passed, cold and flu season hits and can take a toll on those who aren’t taking proper care of themselves, especially those who travel.
Traveling with friends always seems like a great idea, whether it’s a long weekend in London, a month-long road trip around the south island of New Zealand, or a two-week stint in Italy and Spain.
My husband Ryan and I recently celebrated our 4th year wedding anniversary this September and what better way to celebrate than to go on a romantic weekend getaway to the Niagara region?
One of the biggest perks of studying abroad in Florence was having a one week long fall break in October. Some of my friends went on a ten-day cruise to Greece while some traded Italian cappuccini and pizza for Parisians macarons and picnics in Champs de Mars.