If you’ve been suffering from a serious case of wanderlust, you’re not alone. It’s been over a year since we all took shelter at home and waited for the pandemic to end. And while there were times when the situation looked as if it would never end, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. With the rollout of vaccines, we're all ready to start planning over the next vacation. So, when it comes to hitting the open road, the first step is deciding where to go. If you're not sure where to go, read on to learn four places you should consider for your post-pandemic travels.


Whenever the subject of travel comes up, going to the exotic continent of Europe is usually one of the first things talked about. Europe is home to all sorts of interesting places to explore such as Italy, France, Greece, and Portugal. Below is everything you need to know what these locations have in store.


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If you’re looking for a calm, tranquil place to visit, Italy is the perfect itinerary. It is one of the most historic places in the world and is widely considered to have the best food. You can take in the ancient architecture of Rome, like the Colosseum and Spanish Steps, go on a gondola ride in Venice and explore the Orivetal Chapel and Duomo in fashion-conscious Milan. You should also head south and check Naples for the pizza, Positano for its gorgeous views, and Capri for celebrity sightings.


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France is a place to go when you’re craving elegance, class, and of course, a picture in front of the Eiffel Tower. France has a lot of things to do and places to explore. Once you’ve inevitably explored and gone up to the top of the Eiffel Tower, set your sights on visiting the city of light; Paris. You’ll find places such as the Chateau de Versailles and the Musee de Louvre.

Regardless of where you ultimately decide to go, you need the funds to make your vacation worthwhile. International travel can be pricey, so it’s important to have a financial plan. One of the fastest ways to pay for it with a personal loan from a private lender. With their reduced interest rates, you can enjoy your vacation without worrying about going into debt.

Grand Canyon

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International travel can seem a bit much after finally coming out of quarantine and that’s perfectly fine. Taking things slow and going somewhere local with a beautiful view is also a viable option. A great place to go to in the U.S is the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona. The canyon itself is about 4,000 to 6,000 feet deep and spans 277 miles. It was formed by the Colorado River and has been found to be almost six million years old. It is one of the most historical landmarks in the U.S

Route 66

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Route 66 is not only historic, but it is also one of the most controversial roads to ever exist. It is one of the first highways to ever be created as it links from Chicago all the way to Los Angeles. However, on June 27, 1985, it was officially decertified as a highway because of how dangerous it was. The road was narrow and didn’t leave much room for oncoming traffic. Luckily, you can still drive through making it an ideal place for a road trip.

New York

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There is no place like New York. From shopping on Fifth Avenue to vintage shopping in BK, the list of things to do is endless. The best way to see the Big Apple is to break it down by boroughs. Since there are five distinct boroughs, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island, you need a plan even before you leave for vacation.

Manhattan is where the magic happens, so make sure you bring your walking shoes and plenty of films In the city, you can see the sights, like The Empire State Building, Lady Liberty, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. If you love all things art, you need to head to MOMA, in addition to all of the outdoor art exhibits and street fairs, which pop up on just about every street corner during the summer. In Brooklyn, you can delve into the eclectic culture and go vintage shopping to your heart’s content. You also need to head over to the Botanical Gardens to enjoy an afternoon of florals and fragrances. In addition, the Sakura Festival offers visitors over 70 different blooms in a beautiful Japanese-inspired garden. Afterward, stroll over the Brooklyn Bridge to the Lower East Side and find a quaint bistro for lunch. Even if you're still waiting for your vaccination, there's no better time than now to plan your next trip. Use this time to create a travel budget and scope out all the possible options.