It’s no secret travel is expensive and real life has this unpleasant habit of getting in the way of our travel aspirations. But if you’re like me and refuse to let these minor details derail your dreams, virtual reality travel might be right up your alley.
While it will never take the place of the real thing, virtual travel is gaining increasing popularity as technology is catching up with the demand for new and exciting experiences.
Companies like Armchair Travel Company spent decades developing and perfecting the technology to allow the curious, the disabled or those who just can’t afford to travel to exotic locations the opportunity to experience a first-person glimpse into destinations like the Taj Mahal and Westminster Abbey from a kiosk or even their home computer.
These days the technology has advanced to the point where anyone can purchase their own VR equipment from companies like HTC Vive (https://www.vive.com/us/), hook up to the VR headset and hand controls and step right into a virtual world of their choosing.
We live in a big world and when visiting every corner of it isn’t realistic, virtual reality helps us experience the places we can’t get to and decide which ones we want to make sure we do get to.
Streets lined with festive holiday lights and decorations is a tell-tale sign the holidays are right around the corner. My favorite holiday tradition is going to Shady Brook Farm in Yardley, Pennsylvania, and driving through the Holiday Light Show. My family and I have gone pretty much every year since I was a little girl.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Asheville, North Carolina, is known for its booming beer scene. Sometimes you want some sustenance to go alongside your brews. While many breweries host rotating food trucks, many have full kitchens. These breweries in Asheville offer great food menus in addition to the beer selection.
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.
Turkey is a staple dish of the holiday season. Almost all families already had their share of turkey dinner on Thanksgiving, but, if you are like my family, you get to enjoy it all over again at Christmas. Check out these tips on how to make your best turkey yet.