For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
If you have an adventurous spirit and don’t mind a bit of mud, Pucón, Chile, is calling your name. Tucked away next to a serene lake and a scenic volcano, the town is a popular destination for adrenaline junkies and sports tourism. You’ll be overwhelmed by the number of tour operators and full-day adventure programs, including snow skiing and snowboarding, white water rafting, canyoning, kayaking, horseback riding, natural hot springs, ziplining and skydiving.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Waiheke Island is the most-populated and second-largest island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand. It’s the most accessible island in the Gulf, with regular passenger and ferry services for travelers. Many who visit New Zealand or Australia make it a point to stop here.