Travel Hacking, traditionally, means to pay no, or as little, money as possible for amazing travel experiences. Travel hacking to me means creating the best possible vacation. That might mean avoiding crowds, unique experiences, or just doing exactly what you want to do (and not what some article tells you to do). These travel hacks for happy travelers should serve as a template, a guideline. Incorporate these travel hacks into your travel routine one at a time or all at once, right away or over time. No one formula fits all persons or situations.
Certainly some people prefer to work rather than take time off—but for those who really want to get away from the office, here are some no-tech destinations in the United States to get away and enjoy a digital detox trip. Or, if you are a manager, these are primo places for corporate unplugged retreat team building boondoggles.
My wife and I recently visited Budapest, at the end of a river cruise for four days. It was nice to remain in one spot for a few days and experience these Budapest sights. These are certainly not everything we saw, nor everything Budapest has to offer, nor the “best” Budapest sights.
Six weeks ago today marked my last day of a technical writer contract. It was a voluntary decision after I stretched six months of work (and pay) into 9-1/2 months because of extended trips. I wanted to call my current transition into a lengthy period of travel, and hopefully travel-related income-producing projects, my Boomer Gap Year. Google, however, shows less than […]
Do you have any road trip habits? I do. One of my summer traditions is a massive road trip. Certainly you have seen at least one road trip movie. Do you recall seeing any snow? Many road trips are just a means to arrive at a destination. Those road trips are not meant to be fun. Just […]