"TELL ME, WHAT IS IT YOU PLAN TO DO WITH YOUR ONE WILD AND PRECIOUS LIFE?" - Mary Oliver
Welcome to Contiki's 31 ways to live life with #NOREGRETS! Today is the day you start making every moment count - at Contiki, that's what we do best! Let the adventure called life begin…
In the melodic words of Jack Johnson, don’t let dreams remain dreams. What new experiences or destinations are on your bucket list? Let them be known and make them happen! Tell us what’s on your bucket list using #ContikiBucketList and check out our jetsetting savings tips to see how you can turn your travel dreams into reality.
Travel lets you seek out new adventures, step out of your comfort zone, learn about new cultures, and create amazing stories. It's the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Need a little help to get you on your way? Check out our Top Offers.
"How do you know what you're going to do until you do it?" – J.D. Salinger. Seize the day and take advantage of one of our Contiki trips departing soon and just go!
Did you know... According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 is the year of the horse. The spirit of the horse is known as the Chinese ethos - energetic, warm-hearted, intelligent, able, and always open to self-improvement. People born during this year will be great communicators but will stray from constraint. Here’s to self-improvement and being curious! Learn more about China’s ancient history and fascinating culture on Contiki’s 12-day China Adventure tour.
Don’t get so caught up in life that you forget to live. Make time for friends. Set dates, be silly, share meals, make future plans, and most importantly, don’t be a flake. If not now, when? Let us know what you’re doing to make time for friends using #ContikiFriends.
New memories are awesome, but it's also important to take some time to reminisce about the good times you've had. Share pictures of your favorite past moments using #ContikiMemories.
You don't need a ton of cash to travel the world. Check out some easy Savings Tips from Contiki that will get you jetsetting in no time!
Did you know…less than 2/3rds of Americans have a passport?! We can do better. Travel encourages tolerance and broadens perspectives, not to mention it looks amazing on the résumé. Be part of the movement and share a photo of your passport or passport application using #Contiki4Passports.
Eat better, not less. A very smart foodie once said, "We all eat and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly!" Check out Contiki's Top Trips for Foodies to get some scrumptious inspiration.
Did you know... In Italy the number thirteen is actually considered lucky? Don't let fears hold you back from your dreams. What could you accomplish if you were fearless enough to live with #NOREGRETS?
Where better to get a dose of culture than Europe? Check out Contiki's Top 5 European Culture spots for some inspiration.
Not letting excess baggage weigh you down is not only good travel advice, it's solid life advice as well. Practice makes perfect as there is a happy medium somewhere between, "Oh crap, I forgot underwear!" and "My bag weighs how much?!" Check out Contiki's Summer Europe Packing List to see how the pros do it and share the essential travel item you can't live without using #ContikiPackingList for a chance to win some swag.
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It's the little things in life that make each day special. Some call it stopping to smell the roses, others call it seeing the glass as half full. Here at Contiki, we call it making every moment count. There is always an excuse to make each day special… Let us know what you're doing today to make it #ContikiSpecial?
Today is the day. Life is for living so book your trip and get out there and see the world. Check out some of our Top Offers to help you get on your way.
Who would have thought that our parents' and grandparents' style would become fashionable again? It seems vintage is the new black and we all appreciate a good (ahem, inexpensive) find. Check out the best vintage shops from New York to Amsterdam and spread the word by letting us know your favorite #VintageFind.
Spend more time with Mother Nature. Get back in touch with your wild side on one of Contiki's Top Natural Wonder Trips.
Be stronger than your strongest excuse. It takes dedication to turn a dream into reality. Remember to live each day with #NOREGRETS by continuing to pursue your dreams. Let us know what dream you are dedicated to using #ContikiBucketList and check out our jetsetting savings tips to see how you can turn your travel dreams into reality.
Did you know... On December 2, 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned emperor of France in a ceremony that took place in the Notre Dame Cathedral. He was 35 years old (still young enough to take a Contiki). See the Notre Dame Cathedral this year on Contiki's 9-day London & Paris+ Paris tour. What will you conquer this New Year?
There are so many exciting happenings in store for 2014, it's time to live! Get out there and meet new people, experience new adventures, create new memories, and live out loud. Check out Contiki's list of happenings in 2014.
Can't convince indecisive friends to commit to travel? Muster up the courage to go on your own. There are numerous benefits to traveling solo. Plus, with Contiki, it's not as scary as you think.
Don't be too cool for school. Get into the self-improvement spirit by setting a goal for yourself. Every passing moment is another chance. Make it count! Let us know your goal for this year using #ContikiGoal.