January 28, 2014 Share

The Benefits of Gadgets on Trips Article:

What people do on the water — whether living in a houseboat or traveling upon waterways — is a broad category of human experience, as varied as people are across the world. A fun segment of all that water-loving culture is how we find entertainment while on a boat. The Lake Cumberland area hosts plenty of fishing, houseboat stays and lake sports, not to mention support for those seeking access to the National Parks nearby — but in this day and age, this lake district actually can be experienced in any way a person wishes.

Local Vibes in the Global Village

Basically, our mobile networks and smart gadgets are making us all a bit like magicians, able to hypnotize ourselves with the crystal balls of our touch-screens. These devices are rather addictive, and some of the content found through them spreads like it's infectious, indeed.

Since we have these magic screens with us most of the time — even (and especially) when traveling — they make life feel a bit differently than a just a few decades ago. Back then our main 'immersive' experiences were still the dominion of the mighty book, movies, and the TV. But you had to go to specific brick-and-mortar places for each.

Now, anybody consumes the kind of media and content that they like best in any combinations they wish — we can enter other worlds at will, you might say, that fully occupy our attention and time. And, that means that this extra spice can be pinched over anything we find ourselves doing, even going houseboating.


The Real Game Is Here

Because people visiting Lake Cumberland are coming with so many forms of entertainment (particularly if they know they will be living on a houseboat for a month or more), they give their own tints to everything to do and see while here. Some may lament this modern way of life, however, it is here, and there are certain advantages (both social and individual).

For one, we have an end to the endless complaints of teenagers who are deadly bored by a large percentage of family activities; if they have a mobile device then they can follow their hearts' content, so to speak, whenever they are not required by critical familial operations and picture-taking assemblies!

And for all the adults out there, parents and grandparents included, we have just about the same benefit: how can anybody who is wired, especially on vacations, be bored? Fortunately, the more older set can enjoy more mature websites and apps — such as an online casino site that turns a houseboat or a skiff into a gaming parlour. Think about the possibilities!