No matter which way you lean, finding a way to be politically active is easier than you might think. Get involved in your local community or think globally and educate yourself on the bigger picture — either way, it’s better to be actively in the know.
First things first, learn about your local politics and where you stand. A few easy ways to get more educated on the subject of politics is to sit in on town hall meetings, city council meetings or get to know your local representative. Twitter users, start by following some experts in the field. Soon you will have a news feed of interesting, topical and important political information.
If you already know what side you’re on and what topics you’re passionate about, you can register to volunteer for political campaigns or even act on behalf of your political party. Democrats and Republicans each have their own link, but there’s also a whole list of political parties worth looking into.
By joining a campaign that interests you, you can actively participate in the political discussion and make sure your voice is heard.
Another opportunity to get involved, volunteer at a polling station. Get registered to vote and sign up to help through the Election Assistance Commission’s website.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
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.
As one of the more traveled islands in the South Pacific with an increasingly gay-friendly community and culture of its own, Tahiti is an easy option for your next getaway. You may already know all about the island’s beauty and attractions, but there are a couple specific destinations worth a visit.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.