Traveling is the best way to experience the world, learn about different cultures, and gain a deeper understanding of how people relate to each other. This is why students should prioritize travel, either local or international, as there are some things you can learn while traveling that you won’t experience fully while sitting in a classroom. However, students who use wheelchairs or other equipment for independence are often hesitant about traveling, since some destinations aren’t wheelchair accessible. But with a bit of research, you can certainly find places that are wheelchair-friendly. The biggest cities in the world are some of the most wheelchair accessible places you can visit! Check out these disability-friendly cities to visit this year.
Sri Lanka is never a country we imagined ourselves visiting, but somehow we found ourselves making plans to go to a place we knew nothing about. When we got there we found a beautiful country that truly caters to backpackers and tourists. From street food to beautiful temples to daily hiking trails, we were blown away by what the country had to offer us.
If you’re keen to visit and backpack Sri Lanka but have no idea where to begin planning, we’ve got you covered. There is a designated backpackers loop in Sri Lanka between the months of November and April. When you follow it, you’re guaranteed to see familiar faces throughout the country; you might even end up travelling with them!. Some people do the loop backwards for the novelty, but we would recommend taking the regular route so that you’ll get all the hiking and traveling out of the way and end with a couple of relaxing beach days.
Have you ever scrolled through your Instagram feed while stuck studying in the library and seen it lined with images of friends studying abroad in New South Wales, Australia, lounging on perfect beaches and taking selfies with kangaroos? That’s the worst.