14 Ways to Spot a Frequent Traveler

6. They Prioritize Travel Over Everything

Some people assume that frequent travelers secretly won the lottery and just decided to gallop around the world forever. The truth is that they probably earn less than you do, but they make sure all their money goes toward traveling.

They usually don’t spend money on clothing brands, expensive night outs, or Michelin starred restaurants. They know the same amount of money lasts a lot longer on the road and affords unforgettable adventures.

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7. They Try New Things

When you stop to think about it, the very act of exploring an exotic country is a great example of trying new things — the food is unique, the language complicated, and the culture completely unfamiliar. That’s precisely what frequent travelers crave and go out of their way to find.

This desire to experience things spread through their lives, and every opportunity is a chance to learn something new. So, they don’t just stop at trying new dishes, they go bungee jumping, they practice a new dance, or even decide to move to new countries.

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8. They’re Used to Adversity

It’s nearly impossible to go on a trip without something going wrong, especially if you’re traveling for several months. At first, missing a flight or having your wallet stolen might seem like the end of the world, but after a while, you just get used to it.

It’s not that frequent travelers don’t care when things go wrong, they do, but it doesn’t really bother them as they probably have been through much worse situations. So, instead of freaking out, they calmly take the right steps to fix the problem and ignore the things they can’t control.

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Stress Free Tips for Traveling with Kids

Going to the grocery store with children in tow can be hard enough, let alone going on a vacation; but that doesn’t mean that your globetrotting has to end when you become a parent. In fact, studies have shown that children who go on holiday with their families are happier and tend to score higher in math and reading. They also obtain more general knowledge than their fellow classmates who do not travel.

Don’t Fall for These 10 Scary Traveler Scams

Hopping aboard a transcontinental flight on route to a new, ready-to-explore destination is a rush. Traveling teaches us about the world, sure. But, more than that, it teaches us about ourselves. You also probably already know that, unlike your comfort zone, traveling presents a lot of inherent risks. It’s a sad reality, but it’s a reality that rings true. You, as a tourist, are a two-bit criminal’s dream target. After all, you have absolutely no idea where you are, no idea where to go for help, and no clue what the scammers have in store.

15 Hidden Gems in South America

If you’re planning a trip to South America and are researching your itinerary, you’ll probably see the same places over and over again. Destinations such as Machu Picchu or Salar de Uyuni are indeed amazing, but if you’d like some hidden gems, you’ll need to dig deeper.