It's scientifically proven: If you want to maximize your happiness in life, you should spend your money on experiences, not things. Why, then, do we insist on gifting each other so much stuff?
For all you dreamers, wanderers, and aspiring world-travelers with birthdays coming up, we have the gift you need to put on your wishlist ASAP.
Tinggly is a cool gift solution for those who dream about travel, adventure, and checking things off their bucket lists. It lets you literally buy "experiences" -- fun, unique things to do at different destinations around the globe.
There are hundreds of experiences to choose from on the Tinggly website, including diving with sharks, the world's tallest bungee jump, the oldest yoga retreat in India, tango lessons in Argentina, and dinner with a NASA astronaut.
I'll detail a couple more examples below, but this is just scratching the surface!
Top 3 Tinggly Experiences on My Wishlist
These are all experiences available right now through Tinggly, and I'm basically dying to do them all:
1. A "Game of Thrones" Tour
I'm dying to do this "Game of Thrones" experience in Croatia! The tour includes visits to all the popular sites where scenes of Kings Landing and Qarth were filmed.
2. Snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef
I've been dying to go to the Great Barrier Reef forever and since watching a documentary on coral bleaching (so sad), a trip there is feeling more urgent than ever. Snorkeling there would be so much fun!
3. Learn to Make Macarons in Paris
I mean, does this one need explanation? Delicious desserts in my favorite city -- sign me up!
How Tinggly Gifting Works
The best part about all of this is, Tinggly's gifting system is awesome.
When someone buys you a Tinggly experience, you get to choose what you want to do. All experiences are completely flexible, meaning that you can redeem them against any one of hundreds of different experiences.
Vouchers are redeemable for up to two years and can be used in more than 100 countries worldwide, so if you have travel plans down the road, you'll be able to redeem your experience then. Additionally, there are tons of experiences in the US (see map above). And the vouchers even come in cute, personalized gift boxes!
What do you think?
Do you believe in "buy experiences, not things"? If so, would you be psyched to be gifted an experience from Tinggly? Let us know in the comments!
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Tinggly. The opinions, as always, are our own. For more information, please see our Disclosure page.