Besides getting away from life, travel should also be to learn about history, culture and all things that make up this wonderful world of ours. So, when I plan my trips abroad or domestic, I always go with purpose, and I share my travel topics with reasons – to hopefully inspire folks to travel outside of their comfort zone and past all the rest and relaxation concept.
I always find it most interesting to dig up history behind the most unusual travel destinations or ones we seldom or hardly consider adding to our travel bucket list. Check out my latest finds:
Sure, when we travel somewhere, we are mostly focused on what we see in front of us and seldom do any background information on sites or towns we visit. I mean current events or future plans research. Well, I am always intregued but evolution or remodel or updates or sometimes unfortuantely a bad decision in terms of a town, a city, or a country decides in their efforts to move forward. Anyway, here are some interesting behind the scenes stories that I, as always, felt the need to share:
I remember as a child standing in a very short line for the Pirates of the Caribbean ride in New Orleans place in Disneyland, CA, and after the ride, leaving through an exit that funneled to a back lot, where I spotted facade-like doors and stairs leading to areas not open to the public. Years later, while on a private tour through the company I was working for at the time, who was Disney’s preferred banker, we were privy to a secret club which was behind one of those doors. You can imagine my excitement about the privilege. Too bad we weren’t allowed to take photographs then. Someone I knew once told me that she celebrated New Year’s in Australia and then flew to Hawaii to celebrate it again, again the thought of being able to do that seemed amazing to me. For those who love bookstores and libraries as much as I do, then consider a night’s stay in Paris bookstore Success comes in all ages – as we all know – and …
With my trip to England and beyond in a couple of days, I couldn’t help but immerse myself into a bit of background about my destination. And first find is how the tube stations in London got their names. See you across the pond and some fun travel reporting!!!
Yet again, I found a handful of articles about my favorite topic – travel, and naturally the urge to share happened: Knowledge is golden my friends even if trivial to some.