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.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
Netflix has always been stingy when it comes to content. License agreements prevent it from showing its entire catalogue here in the United States. That just means you get new options when you travel overseas. Check out these great shows next time you’re out of the country.
Apple is one of the most popular brands in the world, coming out with high-end products year after year. One of its popular items is the Apple Watch, now on its fifth generation. You can get the watch in Space Black, Gold, Silver and Space Gray. You can also purchase it in two different sizes.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
People need a “chance to get some well-needed rest, relaxation and fresh air.” This is a sentiment we all likely share, as does the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union. The EC included that phrase when it released its plan to help reopen Europe following the COVID-19 global pandemic. While most EU borders remain closed to international travel until at least mid-June, the EC’s plan starts with inter-Europe travel, and are non-binding recommendations and guidelines. European countries still have the final decision, so travelers are advised to check the restrictions of the countries they plan to visit. According to the EC, “blanket restrictions of free movement are replaced by targeted measures.”