According to survey results we found on the PEW Research Center’s website, “nearly half (46%) of the public would rather live in a different type of community from the one they’re living in now — a sentiment that is most prevalent among city dwellers.” This prompts us to explore the question - why are we prone to the desire to live elsewhere? Does periodic travel satisfy our deep, nomadic roots? Or are we simply constantly in pursuit of new experiences?
Often times, we are taught a certain narrative about what life is like in other countries. On this episode, we discuss Kacey’s observations from his recent trip to China, and Jazmin and Carl’s trip to Russia just a few years back, where something interesting happened -- development of a new perception!
According to AAA, about one third of Americans (112.5 million) are expected to travel during the 2018 holiday season! On this episode, we discuss the trend and hypothesize why this trend exists, despite all the hassle, expenses and discomforts associated with travel.
According to the U.S. Travel Association, $1.03 trillion in traveler spending generated $2.4 trillion in economic output and supported 15.6 million American jobs. Not only is travel a leisure thing we do after having accumulated sufficient vacation time at work to take a break from reality, but it’s also great in supporting the economy, and we always come back home learning a few life lessons as we transition back to the grind. On this episode, we’ll have a casual conversation about recent and planned vacations, and what we have experienced on our travels!
According to an article posted on WebMD, hiking, while beautiful and picturesque, also has many benefits when it comes to health. These benefits include: lowering risk of heart disease, improving your blood pressure, and even boosting your mood. On today’s episode, we discuss our experiences enjoying the sights, hiking, why we do it, and how it’s helped!
Being that today was the last day that our guests from Los Angeles will be in New York City, we wanted to create a fun episode where we talk about the differences of life in general between NYC and LA, in hopes that we can confirm that one city is indeed, much cooler than the other!