Travel 101 for First Time Travelers

For first time travelers, going for a trip is often a daunting task. While you are excited about getting this first journey under your belt, you are also thinking otherwise: on how you would cope in an entirely new environment. This is normal for everyone.

As a digital nomad myself, I spend most of my time on the road. I have entertained a lot of questions from friends, families, and co-workers on what it is like to be a traveler. Today, I will share some valuable tips with you on how to make your first travel a worthwhile adventure. Follow me!

Pick the easiest location

How do I choose or know the most accessible area to pick? This is the first question that comes to your mind, right. Yes, there are easy locations one can travel to; primarily as a first timer. Instead of going for daring adventures such as mountain climbing or walking in the jungle, you can go some cool Islands where you can either spend quality time with yourself or your loved ones.

If you desire a daring adventure, go for it too.

Luggage Choice

Although the choice of luggage depends solely on your destination, avoid carrying unnecessary loads. Cumbersome luggage can frustrate one’s life, therefore take what you can carry or run with. Backpacks are very portable and make your life easy. Do away with rolling luggage, unless it is necessary.

When you are going skiing or mountain climbing, there are some massive gears you might need; therefore rolling bags can come in handy. Plan and select carefully what you need on your journey and pack them in your traveling bag. There are varieties of traveling bags in the market that are partitioned and helps you organize all your stuff.

Pack Light

I know this might be difficult for most people, but it is for your good. To avoid paying unnecessary charges for loads, pack light when traveling. Since you will be spending days or a few weeks, only take what is essential. When your head is telling you to pick everything, don’t listen.

Plan the places when you will visit on your travels and take along the materials you will need there. Contrary to what many believe, you can do laundry in your journey. So avoid taking heavy stuff along that you might not even use.

Travel Apps

They are some of your best companions for your travels. Some of these apps are Google Translate, Google Map, WhatsApp, Instagram, Uber, etc. Google Translate allows you to communicate with locals, while Google Map will help with the navigation around your new place.

Social media apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and WhatsApp allow you to share your experience with your friends and families at home. Through it, you can post pictures and videos about your holidays, honeymoons and so on.

Apart from the above apps, there are also other apps that aid your travels one way or the other. Check them out here>>Best Amazing Apps For Your Best Travel Ever 

Be security conscious

While most of the places you will travel to are safe and conducive, you shouldn’t because of that be careless with your properties. If they are going to steal your things, at least don’t make it easy for them. Put your valuables under your clothes and avoid dangerous places.

Generally, people are friendly, and they will treat you well. So be excited and have a lot of fun on your first adventure.

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Author: Pammy D.

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