Posts Written OnFebruary 2013

White Apartment Paris (Creative Commons)

Going on a world tour is something many dream about doing at least once in their lives. Is this dream finally coming true for you? Are you and your family headed for tours of the world’s famous attractions-Paris, Berlin, Rome? Well, a world tour is definitely an amazing experience but also something that requires a lot of planning ahead. Being stuck in some strange city, no matter how historic is no fun at all so plan your accommodation carefully. World tours don’t have to be very costly and one of the places one can save a lot is when it…

Bikes in Amsterdam by Claudio.Ar (creative commons)

Having no boss can mean not earning a wage so here at The Zero Boss, we like to give you cheap and economical travel ideas that will help to stretch your budget. This post gives just one example of a cheap and exciting way to travel around Holland. You could just as easily take the points in this post and apply them to any other country. Holland is a small European country that is huge on history and great places to visit.  Why bother with a car tour when you can just as easily navigate the country by taking a cycling…

Rosslyn_Chapel_by_Anne_Burgess

Anyone with kids will probably know the 2012 Pixar production, Brave. Set in bonnie Scotland in the 15th Century, the film is a step away from the usual Disney Princess films, making it appealing to boys and girls (regardless of an errant tomboy nature). If they haven’t had enough of the film and all the merchandise that comes with it, why not take them to where it all began, with a half term break in Edinburgh and the Lothians this February? With plenty of hotels in the centre of Edinburgh giving you access to the sights and sounds of a…

The Gap year is a year that one can take off from school or work in order to attend various programs or simply enjoy a little bit of freedom. Whatever your interest is, there are specialized gap year programs that will suite your personal likes. Here are four common programs to consider for gap year travel. Gap Year Volunteering Programs These programs give you the chance to get involved in community development, wildlife conservation, childcare and other activities. Using your energy to help the less fortunate for an entire year can bring priceless benefits. Some things you can volunteer for…

Jacuzzi

Being on a gap year doesn’t always have to mean travel, there will be times when you are at home. Picture this – the weekend has arrived and you’re feeling tired after a long working week. The easiest thing to do would be to shut yourself in your room and sleep through the day until you finally summon the energy to shower. By then its 3pm and you’ve already lost nearly half of your day. Instead, Saturdays can be all about productive relaxation: you don’t have to feel like you’re wasting a valuable day, and you don’t have to over-exert…