Lovers of all that is extreme are always aiming to add another badge of courage to their adventurous agendas. Skydivers specifically are seeking the highest, most beautiful and most memorable places to fly through the air and breathe in the surroundings. From the world’s best skies to the world’s best views, the four locales below are must-jumps.
It is truly a challenge to top a view of the Hawaiian Islands from 35,000 feet, especially when you get to jump from an energy-efficient plane. Stretch your adventuresome attitude with a surfing lesson, as well.
Float from the stratosphere to the land of pasta and pizza for only $135. To top it off, Italian skydiving staff members are known to be some of the friendliest people and most calming influences in the skydiving world.
Adventure junkies have been frequenting the home of the Kiwis for years to experience the epitome of outdoor risk-taking. Skydiving is no exception, and New Zealand’s history as an adventure capital ensures a safe journey from plane to Earth.
There aren’t many sights more beautiful than when you are gracing the skies above the Swiss Alps and floating to the charming countryside below. Once you land, treat yourself to some delectable chocolate, and if your energy has not been exhausted, hit the slopes.
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, boasts a new self-guided audio tour that takes guests on an auditory journey through the museum’s four floors. It also offers a deeper dive into some of the Mob’s events and personalities. At a running time of up to 85 minutes, more than 40 stops on the audio tour include stories narrated by museum volunteers with anecdotes from former Mob defense attorney and Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.
Travelers go on trips for various reasons: Some love to enjoy unique culinary experiences, while others want to explore new cultures and have authentic local experiences. Whatever the reason, vacations should have one thing in common — rest. In fact, healing and healthy ways to boost the immune system are trending topics now and Korean-style wellness is just what you need on future trips. At the 48 recommended wellness travel destinations in Korea, visitors can relax and recharge by enjoying different types of Korean therapy and participating in programs that seek healing in nature. Stay at home and visit Korea for a wellness vacation when it's safe to travel again.
Lawnstarter, an outdoor services provider, recently conducted a study on the best cities for living without a car for 2021. The company analyzed data of 20 key indicators, including walking routes, share of residents using public transportation and average sunshine across the 150 biggest cities in the United States.
If the winter months have you craving a snowy retreat surrounded by off-season island fun and warm fireplaces, The Bungalow at Greydon House should be on your list. An iconic stay in Nantucket, Massachusetts, The Bungalow offers a two-bedroom, three-bathroom retreat in the heart of historic downtown.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Imagine traveling the world and finding the love of your life at the same time. Does The Bachelor franchise come to mind? Due to the global pandemic, the show’s filming was put on hold and production had to get creative, filming at only one resort, instead of traveling the world, as in previous seasons. If you need your Bachelor nation fix, check out some resorts they’ve filmed in before, and book a stay for yourself.