Does the thought of being in a plane when it’s taking off fill you with intense dread? Does the ding of the “fasten your seatbelt” sign cause your heart to race? Do you get cold sweats any time you reach cruising altitude?
Most relationships start more or less in the same way: you meet someone, be it a friend or a partner, and slowly you get to know them. You eventually learn about their peculiarities and the things they like and hate, but to quickly assess if a person is a good match, I’d argue you have to travel with them.
What makes you a seasoned traveler? It’s the passion to explore and learn about other countries and cultures. It’s putting yourself into a local’s shoes and connecting with them. And of course, it’s traveling a lot!
It’s easy to travel like everybody else — stay in well-known hotels, visit the main attractions and basically play it safe. Why not try to make this trip memorable instead of mundane?
Packing for a backpacking trip is a challenge, to say the least. You have to consider all the items you need to keep you warm, dry, safe, and entertained throughout your trip and fit them all in a tiny space light enough to carry on your back for hours at a time. As a seasoned backpacking pro, I’m here to help you sort it out.
Worried about getting homesick on your next adventure? Here are 20 tried and tested ways you can avoid feeling homesick during your travels – or at least make it easier to manage!
My parents helped me and my siblings adjust to travel at a nice young age, and it resulted in all of us becoming lifelong travelers in some form or another. This is why you should convert your offspring–while they’re still young!