Human flight has been around for hundreds of years. Hundreds! Yet still, every day, there are people who fly for the first time in their lives. It can be scary, exciting, intimidating, exhilarating, and gut-wrenching all at the same time.
It’s Fearless Friday! Today we’re eradicating another travel fear: “travel is too expensive.” Well, it doesn’t have to be. Here’s why: 1. No one else sets your budget. You decide what you’re comfortable with and how much or how little you want to spend, and there are options for even the smallest budget. There’s CouchContinue reading “Travel Fear: Too Expensive”
It’s another Spooky Saturday! This time around, it’s all about getting sick on travel–or staying well! I’ve heard people say they’re afraid to travel because of possible seasickness, air sickness, traveler’s diarrhea, foreign illnesses, insurance concerns, and more. But fear not! Here are some solutions and reasons why you should never fear sickness on travel.Continue reading “Travel Fear: Sickness”
It’s Fearless Friday! Today we’re addressing a travel fear I get asked about often. “Do you speak their language? No? How will you survive?!” Seriously, it’s not as big a problem as you may think! My first ever trip abroad was to Japan for three months when I was 20 years old. I didn’t knowContinue reading “Travel Fear: Language Barrier”
It’s Spooky Saturday! This post is all about the lazy man’s excuse not to travel out of the state or out of the country. Of all the reasons or excuses not to travel, this one is my biggest pet peeves. And this is the excuse my brother uses! Here’s why it’s an excuse, not a reason. 1.Continue reading “Travel Fear: I Haven’t Seen Everything at Home”
It’s Fearless Friday! One of the concerns I hear most from people (especially because I’m a woman who often travels solo) is concern for my personal safety. This goes for both women and men, though. Here are a few tips for staying safe no matter where you are, and why you really shouldn’t be worried. 1.Continue reading “Travel Fear: Personal Safety”
It’s Spooky Saturday! OK, so terrorism is no joke, and it is a legitimate travel fear today. But it’s not a legitimate excuse to stay home. Here are some reasons why: 1. It probably won’t happen to you. In the world today, the chances of a random terrorist attack are pretty good. However, the chances youContinue reading “Travel Fear: Terrorism”
Happy October, one and all! I’m starting a new series in preparation for one of my most favorite holidays: Halloween! This series is all about travel fears. People have all sorts of “reasons” (ahem, excuses) not to travel. We’ll be exploring these travel fears and debunk them! For our first “Spooky Saturday” post, let’s start withContinue reading “Travel Fear: I Can’t”