A Traveler’s Guide ??
Travel makes one Modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in this world. ?
Don’t be Scared.
Taking the leap into the unknown is very scary especially if you’re alone. Fear is a powerful deterrent. You may feel scared and nervous but you’re just as capable as anyone else. Don’t be scared to try new things because as they say: YOLO (You Only Live Once). Always challenge yourself to try new things that normally gives you anxiety. Try to make the most memorable and unforgettable travel you can make in every places you go to. Not a hiker? Go on more hikes. Have trouble talking to strangers? Talk to everyone. Scared of weird food? Eat the weirdest thing you can find.
Make friends and get people’s contact information.
When travelling, you’ll make a lot of friends and some of them will become lifelong friends. Don’t forget to get their contact information in order to communicate with them even if you’re far to each other. Don’t let your new friends fade into memory. As you travel you will meet a lot of people where you can learn a lot.
Go with the Flow.
When you plan too much, there’s no room to experience the happy accidents of travel. Always put some flexibility into your schedule and just go with the flow. It’ll be more enjoyable and less stressful experience. You’ll be surprise. Let life unfold. Go with the flow. Force nothing. Let it happen.. trusting that whichever way it goes. It’s for the best.
Don’t be so shy.
When travelling, you’ll meet a lot of people so don’t be shy to talk to them. You have nothing to lose and, in the process, this is how you’ll get over your shyness, make new friends, and get better at conversation. You’ll learn new things and create a new circle of friends.
Patience is Important.
– Life is much too short to be angry and annoyed all the time.
Don’t be afraid.
– The world is not nearly as dangerous as the media make it out to be. Most people are friendly, generous, trustworthy and willing to help you out.
Get Lost on Purpose.
– The best way to explore and learn more about the place you’re going is on foot — without knowing exactly where you’re going.
” For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travels sake. The great affair is to move. ” – Robert Louis Stevenson