Every year the United Nations publishes the World Happiness Report, analysing data from the previous three years to compile a list of the happiest countries in the world. This year the report is slightly different – only data gathered in 2020 has been used, to create a list of the happiest countries in the world during the Coronavirus pandemic. For the fourth year in a row, Finland has been named the happiest country in the world.
The United States of America is a North American country with a third-largest area in the world. The country is divided into 50 states, all full of incredible adventures, attractions, staple landmarks, and different foods to try!
Here in Europe, jetting off for a long weekend holiday in another country was a common occurrence pre-pandemic. With a whole continent on our doorstep, we took advantage of cheap flights and short travel distances to enjoy fleeting trips that flew by. We could jet off across the English Channel or hop on a train and be in a different country in less than an hour, border hopping to our heart’s content. As we move into the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, will weekends away ever resume?
Whether you are cycling to work each day, enjoy it as a leisurely activity or enjoy taking a road trip with your bike, you must ensure you are fully protected. As you will more than likely share the road with other vehicles, safety should be your number one priority no matter what you do. All too often, cyclists can focus on getting to the destination rather than what they might encounter on the way.
Travelling alone or even with a friend or partner can be daunting for women – especially if they are visiting a place that is completely different to home. With recent reports showing that 71% of women in the U.K have experienced sexual harassment in public places (report by the APPG for UN Women) it’s important to consider how you will feel safe when travelling. Here are a few things I consider every time I travel.
For a lot of different people, an ultimate personal dream is to be able to travel a lot and see and experience the world. If you are going to travel for a while, you may find that you have some financial challenges and stressors to figure out. Fortunately, there continue to be many great ways that you can make some extra money while you are also traveling.
People talk a lot about travel being ‘life changing’, but what does that actually mean? We’ve pulled together a list of six travel experiences that really will change the way you live your life, altering your perspective on the world.