Top Travel Tips For The New Explorer

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When it comes to travel,  many of us have probably been on a family holiday or two and perhaps even traveled solo. But if you’re someone who’s never traveled before, the prospect of it can seem a little daunting at first. Here are some top travel tips for a new explorer.

Set A Budget
Since it’s your first time, it’s a good idea to have a budget in mind of how much you want to spend on a trip. Holidays can be reasonably inexpensive if you know where to look, but you’ll still need to set aside some funds for spending money as well. You might also want to consider any extra excursions to add onto your holiday.

Choose A Destination
With so much to see in the world, choosing the destination is probably the hardest part about booking a holiday. Where do you fancy going? Do you want hot or cold weather? And would you prefer a relaxed beach holiday or a holiday cram packed with adventure and activities? There’s so much to think about when choosing a destination so if all else fails, either choose somewhere you’ve always wanted to go or let fate decide for you. There are now some travel companies that offer to book your holiday and not tell you where you’re going till you get to the airport!

Plan Your Trip
Having a plan of what to do on your trip is helpful so that you can get the most out of your holiday. Perhaps you want to include a catamaran charter, Grenadines being a great spot to find the perfect rental boat. Before you go away, do your research on the area and create a loose itinerary that you can look through while you’re there. That way you won’t miss out on anything important that you wanted to see or do.

Avoid Long Haul For Your First Time
As it’s your first time traveling, the experience of flying can be daunting enough. You should really pick a destination that’s only a few hours away by plane instead of flying on a long-haul flight. Long-haul flights also might mean traveling over particularly turbulent routes, and that’s something you may want to experience after you’ve become a bit of a seasoned traveler.

Interact With The Locals
Getting involved with the local culture is certainly recommended when traveling to a new place. Learning the basics of the language will help you interact with locals in case you needed help, gog lost or simply wanted to seek out excursions or unique experiences that may not be known to an outsider. If you have made an effort to communicate in their language, they’re more likely to want to help you.

Try Something New
Traveling is all about exploring new cuisines, cultures, and experiences, so try something you’ve never done before! Climb a mountain, explore a rainforest or try a new type of food that you have never come across before.

Traveling for the first time can be a really exciting feeling so plan it well, choose a destination you’ll think you love and you’ll soon get the travel bug to explore even more of what the world has to offer.

This is a contributed post.
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The Dainty Dolls House said...

Super tips lovely. I wouldn't mind being in this picture though, haha :)

Pilar said...

These are such great tips Rowena! I will definitely keep these in mind when traveling!

Beauty Unearthly said...

Excellent post (as always)!