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As many people start to self-isolate and hunker down at home to stop the spread of COVID-19, many travel plans have also had to be put on hold. Luckily, according to a psychological study in the journal Applied Research in Quality of Life about the connection between anticipation and happiness, just planning or anticipating your trip can make you happier than actually taking it. So rather than get caught up in all of the doom and gloom that is dominating

You don’t have to travel to the other part of the world to find the perfect mountain bike trail. Sometimes, though, experiencing an exotic destination by mountain bike is the perfect way to discover a new place, while enjoying your passion. So, what makes a mountain bike adventure trip so special?  The benefits are different for everyone but here’s a taste of the adventure to show you what it’s like if you’ve never tried. 4 Main reasons to Mountain Bike overseas 1. Ride

In North America’s ‘work-first, play second’ culture, travel is typically seen more as a luxury than as a habit.  If fact, many American workers often decline to take earned time off because they are afraid of falling behind at work or being seen as not dedicated.  It’s no surprise then that this type of lifestyle often leads to more stress and less fulfilling lives, even outside of the office.  If the many known benefits of travel aren’t enough to help

Just because you’ve settled down and have a family in tow doesn’t mean your travel days are over. In fact, having your family along for the adventure may actually mean a more valuable and meaningful travel experience - for both you and your children! Family memories last a lifetime "Family travels are valued by children, both in the moment and for long afterward in their memory," according to psychologist Oliver James. Travel experiences become “happiness anchors” for children, who then use the

Don't you love discovering new places and possibilities for your next travel experience.  We came across this video from a country that doesn't always come to mind first when most people think of a holiday destination but this video just might inspire you to consider Tunisia for an upcoming getaway. Winner of the UNWTO Tourism Video Competition for Africa in 2015, this video by Discover Tunisia is sure to make you curious about this country that borders the Mediterranean Sea and Sahara

It's no secret that Alaska has some of the most stunning scenery in the world but it's not the easiest place to get to, let alone get around once you're there.  That's why many people choose an Alaskan cruise experience. With many of the most fascinating viewpoints accessible only by sea, it's an obvious way to experience this incredible landscape and wildlife. We've rounded up a list of the world's leading cruise lines that travel to Alaska to give you a

Taking a world cruise is an opportunity that seems like it's reserved for the rich and famous or exceptionally wealthy. While those demographics often do make up a good proportion of the guests on these cruises, they aren't out of reach if you've saved up some money and want to hit as many locations as possible in one extended vacation.  If you've planned to invest six months to a year in some extensive travelling and want to do it in

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