Getting Your Car Checked Before a Road Trip

Now that we’re in the midst of summer, everyone is gearing up to head outside and hit the road. The summer weather comes with a desire to get out and go somewhere, and there’s no better time for traveling than the summer. However, before you hit the road, you’ll want to make sure that your care can handle the journey. Here’s a quick checklist to go through before you actually hit the road…

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Checking the outside of your vehicle

Potential breakdowns can easily be avoided by checking a handful of things on the outside of your vehicle. For example, check that your tires still have good tread and are wearing evenly. Check the pressure, and make any necessary adjustments. Be sure to include your spare in your tire inspection. Changing a flat in the middle of a desert in the middle of the night would not be the high point of your trip, so do what you can to avoid it. Make sure your headlights, taillights, and front and back blinkers are all working properly, so you can be safe and avoid a ticket. Your brakes and windshield wipers should also be inspected to make sure they have enough life left in them for your trip. Continue reading “Getting Your Car Checked Before a Road Trip”

Experiential Therapy and Travel

Some of travel for the sake of adventure, or even business. But most of us are looking for something when we travel–a mental rest, a chance to recuperate, to learn something new, and possibly even find peace and balance in our lives. In other words, you could consider it a form of therapy. Many people travel in order to go to a therapeutic facility, whether it’s for rehab, or just for a mental health break.

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Often, if you’re traveling for therapy, you’ll probably want to get the most out of experiential therapy that’s available. Experiential therapy is a large umbrella term which refers to any form of therapy wherein someone steps outside of their normal experiences and outside of the traditional “talk” therapy format in order to achieve healing and understanding of their mental state and achieve their goals. Continue reading “Experiential Therapy and Travel”

Experience Jaipur with Palace on Wheels

This ancient city was founded by Maharajah Jai Singh II back in the early 1700s. Also known as the ‘Pink City of Rajasthan’ – Jaipur is famous for housing several ancient palaces & monuments. Some of the most visited tourist destinations including the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar (a Solar Observatory) are found here. In addition to visiting these great places there are interesting activities to participate in not to mention shopping!

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History of Jaipur

Jaipur is a hot desert place and you have to make a lot of planning and organizing for the trip, etc. There is one luxurious trip to the Pink City – Jaipur through the Palace on Wheels. Guests travel comfortably in A/C carriages and experience luxurious facilities on the train. Moreover, they are taken on guided off-board sightseeing tours by A/C Coaches to tourist places with ancient history. The cabins have soft beds and pillows with a large window to see outside while taking the week long luxury sojourn. Jaipur is the first destination on 2nd day of the tour after starting off at New Delhi. Continue reading “Experience Jaipur with Palace on Wheels”

How to Travel Australia on a Shoestring Budget

Whether you’re an international traveller, or somebody looking to explore their own backyard, Australia can prove a difficult challenge. Australia is more than just a country, it’s an entire continent, with vast distances between its cities. Because of this, it can be difficult to see it all, especially when it comes to travelling on a budget.

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When travelling Australia on a shoestring budget, it’s best to decide upon a centralised location, where there’s several things you’re interested in seeing. Trying to visit every location will see you spend most of your time travelling, rather than viewing the sites. Ultimately, it will be a waste of your time and money. Continue reading “How to Travel Australia on a Shoestring Budget”

6 Reasons Why Fall is The Best Season For Camping

Camping is an important part of most people’s summer traditions. Just like a trip to disneyland or a family road trip, camping is easily considered an integral part of the summer months. But  summer is so hot, sometimes unbearably so, so you wonder why you would choose to spend so much dedicated time outdoors when it’s so, so hot. Summer has always been the traditional season for camping, but it may not actually be the best season for camping.

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Fall is the best camping season

There are a myriad of reasons why camping in the fall is a more enjoyable experience, and honestly, it’s kind of a no brainer. If you find yourself itching for a weekend getaway with your tent and a sleeping bag after the leaves have already started to turn, don’t deny yourself, and get packing! Continue reading “6 Reasons Why Fall is The Best Season For Camping”