Sometimes when people travel, they have a set destination in mind. Other times they need a little inspiration – they may check out all those influencers on Instagram, or ask for advice and opinions on a travel themed Facebook like ours.
However, Wonderlust, a relatively new (less than 2 years old) aspirational online travel publication founded by Bob Guccione, Jr., could be the latest thing to potentially help with you the questions of, “Where should I go next?” and “What should I do?” They’ve just come out with their list of the 100 most interesting places to go (or as they describe it, the most “fascinating, absorbing, extraordinary, beautiful and sometimes startling places and suggestions of experiences to have.”) and although some of them definitely sound visit-worthy, others I’m just kind of scratching my head.
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Joe is the points and miles person in our house. I’ve watched him labor over which credit card to get next because this card costs that much and gives us this many miles, while that credit card costs this much and gives us that many of them. When we’re ready to go somewhere, he has my boarding pass printed for me (because he knows that’s what I prefer), and he has his boarding pass on his app. He checks a few times to make sure he has both of those. He takes it all so seriously!
Me? For this latest flight I discovered, I went online, I filled out the info, I got a VERY cool boarding pass, AND I got over 313,000,000 miles for doing so! Take a look…
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People get excited about traveling to certain places. Disney World. New York. Paris. London. Australia. Israel. Mt. Fuji. The mountains. Going camping. But the one place that might churn some peoples’ blood more than anything is a destination that we can’t go to yet – but it’s getting closer every day and is, to coin a phrase, “out of this world.”
Of course, I’m talking about space flight.
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Sir Richard Branson has started an awful lot of travel-related companies, to the point where he was knighted at Buckingham Palace for “services to entrepreneurship.” His travel-related portfolio includes Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Virgin Trains, Virgin Express, Virgin Nigeria (that one closed up shop in 2009), Virgin America (now integrated into Alaska Airlines) and Virgin Hotels.
But I think the most exciting one, especially for those who have dreamed of space travel, is the up and coming Virgin Galactic!
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