Navigating a completely new environment can be daunting, and sometimes even more so for introverted travelers. As much as we may love (and need!) our personal space to recharge our batteries and fully take in our surroundings, we do desire human connection but are, at times, at a bit of a loss as to how to make friends while we’re on the road.
Before you go travelling or away on holiday, some tough choices need to be made. We’re talking packing! You can prioritize essentials that are a must like your passport, insurance documents and travel itinerary…
Young people today have a knack for traveling. I have a close friend from college who will soon successfully complete her 30 countries before 30 personal challenge.
Gone are the days from working in high-rise office tower blocks and working the tedious 9-5 grind. Nowadays, it’s all about grabbing your laptop, packing a bag and jetting off to places with greener grass, gorgeous sunny days and beautiful backdrops.
Throughout the history of our civilization, Europe has been one of the most important regions where big trades were made, serious wars were fought, empires changed from one to another and, eventually, many countries – some large, some unbelievably small – emerged for all the diverse nations to live in a relative peace creating Eastern Europe as we know it today.
On top of all of the typical holiday hustle and bustle that has just passed, cold and flu season hits and can take a toll on those who aren’t taking proper care of themselves, especially those who travel.
Traveling with friends always seems like a great idea, whether it’s a long weekend in London, a month-long road trip around the south island of New Zealand, or a two-week stint in Italy and Spain.