Vacations—they can stress you out more than whatever you’re taking a vacation from if you’re not careful. Handle them right, though, and you’ll chill out properly. One thing that helps is to go away for 10 days, and here’s why.
Exposure to contagions is almost inevitable, especially when you’re on the road. We cross paths with a lot of people, and we come into contact with a whole range of things. Pathogens are everywhere. However, there are simple and practical ways to minimize your risk of getting sick anywhere you go.
Tourists have a bad reputation, and, often, with good reason. There are a lot of terrible, overentitled people out there who ruin traveling for everyone else. Here’s how you can avoid being one of them.
Sleeping on vacation is overrated—if you prefer waking up to an invisible hand caressing your hair, we’ve got just the accommodations for you! These eerie estates, harrowing hotels, and shadowy inns are all sure to give you a probably-traumatic good time.
Traveling slowly is a special pleasure—and you should do it. Next time you have to drive long-distance, take an extra two days and go slowly through the backroads. Or take a train across the country instead of flying. Or best of all, spend a few weeks cycling or walking somewhere. The slower you go, the better.
Instagram paints a pretty picture of longterm travel, but it’s not accurate. I’ve spent the last four years traveling pretty much non-stop and, while it’s certainly great and I love doing it, there are serious downsides. It’s not for everyone.
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