Las Vegas For Rock Climbers

Sure, Las Vegas has been and will always be known for the party scenes, shows and the grandeur but not many people know that Nevada is a great spot for rock climbing. I mean, you always can take a trip only for climbing, all the way to Las Vegas or you could squeeze in a day of working out between all the parties and shows that you have to attend.

Planning a vacation to Vegas open up a very wide array of activities, both indoor and outdoor. You are sure to find something that suits your rock climbing fancy. The wonderful rocky landscapes and canyons offer it all. This list should probably help you decide on a starting point, whether you are looking for guided, indoor or outdoor climbs. Continue reading “Las Vegas For Rock Climbers”

Guide to Plitvice Lakes National Park

Considered one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe, Plitvice Lakes National Park is a series of 16 turquoise lakes and waterfalls surrounded by lush green forest in central Croatia.

When Dave and I were planning our trip to Croatia last May, I knew there was no way we could visit the country without seeing this UNESCO World Heritage Site. For as long as I can remember, Plitvice Lakes has been a fixture on my Instagram feed. The brilliant blue waters of the lakes and deep green forests always made me pause and give a ‘like’.

Although it would be a bit of a trek from our base in Zadar, I knew seeing the park with my own eyes would be worth it.

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Explore the World with Petite Adventures and GPSmyCity

There’s nothing more exciting than landing in a new city, your head swirling with anticipation, ideas and recommendations. With so many things to remember to see, do and eat, it can be easy to forget that one special gem that your favourite blogger recommended way back when.

With GPSmyCity and its self-guided walking tours, you’ll never have to worry about forgetting that “can’t miss” spot again! Continue reading “Explore the World with Petite Adventures and GPSmyCity”

Five Reasons to Visit Zadar

Located on Croatia’s northern Dalmatian coast, Zadar is a city whose popularity is on the rise. It’s a small city that packs a big punch thanks to its warm weather, turquoise waters and rich history. Before we visited last May, I wasn’t too familiar with the Croatian town. But after spending just a few short hours wandering the Old Town, exploring the seaside, and eating all the food, I was hooked. From beautiful views to delicious foods, here are the top five reasons I think you should visit Zadar.

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A Quick Introduction to the Sharing Economy

It’s one of the buzzwords of the decade and constantly discussed. Embraced by millennials, pronounced by many economists as the ‘new way’ of sharing resources, and seen by political scientists radicals as a true ‘disrupter’ in the market, in 2015 it finally received its own entry in the Oxford English Dictionary.

What is it? Why the sharing economy of course. But what does this term actually mean? Many things to many people I suspect — in fact, it would be no surprise to me if I stopped 100 people in the street to give me an example of the term, and 90 of them would reply “Uber.” But the sharing economy is about far more than being able to order a cheap cab, have your parcels shipped ‘same day’ by Amazon or rent a room on Airbnb. Put in its most simple terms, it’s about using under-utilized resources usefully and efficiently, sometimes for free and other times for a fee paid directly by the individual. It’s also about using technology to swap/barter/lend services in a whole new way — a way that simply didn’t exist before the era of the internet arrived.

Now, for sure, the sharing economy can’t be explained in a few sentences, or a “4 minute read” here but the ideas behind it are so important (and so powerful) that I think it’s worth taking a look at some of the concepts behind it, all of which are key to understanding this very big idea. Continue reading “A Quick Introduction to the Sharing Economy”