Who wouldn't love to find amazing things that you'd probably have to pay in your homeland which wouldn't cost a penny in other parts of the world? Some of the greatest thing about travel is that you get the opportunity to experience cultural difference and to chance upon great discovery. It gets even better when its FREE!
When they say the best things in life comes for free, it shouldn't be a surprise. Here are 5 free things that you will drop your jaw to.
1. AIRPORT TROLLEYS
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This may not come as an amazing news but surprising to many, airport trolleys are not free to use in some airports. While air travellers from and to most airports in UK and US were charged up to USD $5 for the use of airport trolleys, travellers from other airports experience the luxury of using them for free. Time to put airport trolleys when budgeting for a trip.
2. CABIN HOPPING
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Thousands of these cabins are available in all over Norway, USA, India, UK, Nepal, New Zealand, France, Sweden, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, Romania, Australia, etc. Usually found in the mountains and forest areas, these small cabins are catered to travellers, fishermen, hunters and hikers. Hiking holiday lodging, checked.
3. MUSEUMS, ART GALLERIES AND LIBRARIES
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Discovering the history, culture and origin of Singapore, Ireland, Washington DC, London, etc made accessible by the concept of free entry to Museums, Art Galleries and Libraries. Particularly, in Ireland when officials insisted to provide free entry when being forced to charge for entry in recent time to their Museums, Art Galleries and Libraries. Take a trip or two down to the museums not because you have to, but because you can!
4. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
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Gone are the hitch-hiking days. Public trams and buses in parts of Brazil, United States, Greece, Sweden, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, etc. have been made free to public, with the aim to prevent pollutions. Staten Ferry Rides to Manhattan are also free, besides ferrying locals the five miles distance in 25 minutes, visitors can also enjoy the view of the skyline, Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor. Travel like a local.
5. EVENING MEALS IN THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN
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Muslims all over the world are going through a monthlong fasting period, spreading kindness and good deeds. Most mosques all over the globe provide free evening meals(Iftar) to anyone who patrons during the holy month of Ramadan regardless of religion. It is one of the best way to experience new cultural experience and learn more about the muslim locals.
Treat yourself with one of these free experiences and you could learn a thing or two about cultural differences, or even similarities. Travel smart, travel right and you'll have a peace of mind.