If you love exploring the world around you, chances are you’ve thought about traveling for an extended period of time. There’s just one question: how are you going to afford it? Traveling can be pricey, but there are several ways you can make traveling for […]
Been longing to hit the open road? More people than ever are choosing to travel the country by road. According to the 2017-18 Portrait of American Travelers study, the number of Americans taking road trips annually is up 17 points to 39%, with the average trip […]
Breakups can be devastating. All of a sudden, the plans you had for your life together are gone. The activities you used to do as a couple are no longer any fun, and it seems like no one really understand what you’re going through.
It may not seem like it, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. In fact, there are plenty of things you can do to get more out of life after a breakup
It’s easy to fall into a rut when you’re in a relationship. All of a sudden, you no longer do the things you used to do when you were single, and you’re constantly saying no to new things. Now that you’re single again, it’s time to banish this behaviour. Now is the perfect time to experiment and find out what makes you happy. A surprising number of women are now learning to ride a motorbike, and benefiting from the freedom of the open road. If this sounds like you, you can find motorcycle helmets for sale online, along with motorcycle tires for sale.
There are plenty of other fun activities you can try as well. Sign up for that self defense class you’ve always wanted, and relieve some stress while learning how to throw a punch. Learn to ride an ATV, and find ATV tires for sale online. Get a group of friends together and plan that vacation to Cancun. Remember that life goes on, and you now have tons of free time to do all of the things you’ve been putting off.
Of course, this doesn’t mean sweeping all your feelings under the rug. Talk about your feelings with your friends and family members, and take the time to feel whatever you need to feel. If you feel like your feelings are getting overwhelming, consider cognitive behavioral therapy. This type of therapy can help you manage destructive and intense feelings after the end of a relationship.
It’s also helpful to challenge your negative thoughts as they occur. It’s easy for these thoughts to spiral into depression, and if this is happening you may want to talk to a therapist This will help you challenge negative predictions about your future, correct any distortions in your beliefs, and begin to heal so you can date again in the future.
Make an effort to get out of the house. You’re entitled to a few days of eating junk food and feeling sorry for yourself after a breakup, but it’s important to go out and have fun even when you don’t feel ready. Meet new people, go new places, and spend time with the people you love.
Traveling to your dream destination on borrowed money is often a bad idea but during emergencies, charging all your expenses on credit is a reasonable option. While no one wants to accrue debt in any situation, a CNBC report notes that over 60% of Americans are unprepared for […]
As remote working continues to grow in popularity, so does the idea of being a digital nomad. After all, why would you work from your home country when you could be spending your days working in exotic destinations around the world? All you need to […]
When you and your soul sisters are in the mood for old-fashioned Southern hospitality, head below the Mason-Dixon Line for some girl time and a fabulous adventure. Find culture, entertainment, shopping, and opportunities for relaxation around every corner. From the unexpected allure of vibrant nightlife to a golf resort tucked away in the pines, we have your next girls’ escape covered with the list below of four fun spots for a getaway in the South.
Destin, Florida: Unwind With a Yoga Retreat
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Imagine waking up in sunny Florida to relaxing sounds from the ocean, sipping a glass of wine, and connecting with new friends. All the ambiance and plenty of laughter are awaiting you when you join Mind & Body Complete for a four-day rejuvenating meditation and yoga retreat. Discover more energy and improve your body’s health and your mind’s wellness through a variety of programs and workshops geared toward finding acceptance, embracing joy, and building strength.
New Orleans, Louisiana: Host a Costumed Slumber Party
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Even if your journey south doesn’t land in February for the famed Mardi Gras, New Orleans is the ideal party-girl destination when you want to kick up your heels. Immerse yourself in the city’s pulsing vibe and enjoy liberal open-container laws for your bachelorette party or dance to traditional Southern jazz on Bourbon Street.
When you’re in New Orleans, you don’t need a reason to celebrate. Watch the festivities from your hotel balcony or put on your best masquerade and venture down to mingle with the crowd. If you’re looking for nightlife, stop in Louisiana and let your hair down.
Pinehurst, North Carolina: Experience a Luxury Golf Resort
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The South is a hotspot for luxury resorts, and Pinehurst is one of the best. Each destination is distinctive in its style, services, and amenities. Pinehurst’s nine world-renowned golf courses will test your skill, and this resort has more than spectacular golf.
The pine-scented air will restore your spirit while you tee up or unwind with a carriage ride or walking tour of the area. Discover gourmet Southern flavors at one of the resort’s fine dining establishments. Find tranquility at the spa with a vast menu of services from massage to whole-body cryotherapy.
Alpharetta, Georgia: Discover World-Class Shopping
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Poised near Georgia’s enchanting mountains, a shopping paradise awaits you only 22 miles north of Atlanta. Discover five distinct shopping districts such as North Point Mall which is home to almost 140 major retailers and department store greats such as Dillard’s and JCPenney. Experience trendy fashion at J.Crew and Anthropologie, or discover the antique shops and cafes dotted throughout the historic downtown. No matter where you decide to shop, a hotel within walking distance makes it easy to hit the upscale resellers at North on Main or plenty of other shops that offer affordable fashions and fun.
When you’re on the lookout for the ideal spot to explore with your best sidekicks, head south. Look beyond the usual destinations and enjoy these groovy Southern towns that made this list of favorite fun spots for a girls’ getaway.
In Greater Atlanta, Smyrna is a favorite area for its great restaurants and shopping. However, many visitors may not realize that Smyrna is also a great area to take part in all your favorite outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, biking, and golf. Truly versatile, […]
Traveling solo can be a little intimidating, I completely understand! You need to book the flights, plan where you’re going, where you’re going to stay, what you’ll do, how you’ll get between each destination and how you’ll navigate new places with new languages and everything […]
Before, most women travel to have more quality time for themselves and would often spend their vacation relaxing at the beach, going on a spa weekend, or joining sightseeing tours. But traveling trends have changed as new data reveals that more women are booking trips to seek adventure. The poll shows that 35% of women are booking exciting holidays such as hikes up Mt. Kilimanjaro or Serengeti safaris. While most women tend to travel as a group on an adventure trip, it’s possible to find thrills and new experiences even if you’re traveling on your own. By going off the beaten path and being open to experiencing new things, you can certainly have a more exciting and fulfilling holiday. Here’s how to find more adventure on your solo travels.
Consider a different way to get around
Adventurous travelers find different ways to explore the world. Think about renting a motorbike to zip around in Vietnam or driving across Europe. You can even try to hitchhike in some of the best countries for hitchhiking such as Cuba, Germany, and the Netherlands. To have an easier time getting around, consider putting your belongings in a sturdy yet fashionable backpack. Keep your things in a single bag for maximum mobility. If you choose to hitchhike, exercise caution and offer to pitch in on gas if you have the funds for it.
Eat like a local
Part of the fun of traveling is treating yourself to the local cuisine of whatever country you’re visiting. The best way to eat like a local is to go to the places where you can find street food. Eat jalebis, kebabs, puris, and bhaji in Mumbai, or feast on pad thai, khao pad, or tom yum noodles in the streets of Bangkok. Eating street food gives you access to some of the most delicious, authentic, and cheapest meals that you can ever have in your travels.
Spend at least one night sleeping under the stars
If you’ve always stayed in hotels or hostels, get out of your comfort zone and try sleeping under the stars for even just one night. Bring a tent, a warm and comfy sleeping bag, some food, and a portable stove, and you’re all set.
Go to places where there are lots of possibilities for adventure
If you want more excitement during your travels, visit the places where there are lots of possibilities for adventure. For instance, the Philippines has 7,107 islands that you can explore. Argentina is another paradise for adventurers as you can do anything from mountain biking to paragliding in the country. New Zealand, dubbed the world’s capital of extreme sports, is where you can participate in thrilling activities such as bungee jumping.
This year, make the most of your solo travels by finding more ways to have an adventure. You’re sure to have the best experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.