Taking time off is crucial for our mental health and overall well being. Here are some of our favorite tips on how to make sure you take the time off you deserve.

Make Your Travel Dreams A Reality: 6 Tips
Make Your Travel Dreams A Reality: 6 Tips

Want to travel more? Here are 6 great ways to make it happen.

For some of us it may be hard to believe, but not everybody uses all their vacation days in a year. We’ll give you a moment to catch your breath. This can largely be due to the fact it takes time and money to make vacations happen, which can feel like a daunting task. Studies show it is important that we take time for ourselves and to unwind. Taking time off is crucial for our mental health and overall well being. Here are some of our favorite tips on how to make sure you take the time off you deserve.

Be Inspired
Follow Instagram accounts that inspire you. Keep tabs on accounts that feature your “must see” destinations. Flip through travel magazines, imagine yourself in that dream spot you see on the glossy pages. Read blogs on your favorite spots to see one day. Bottom line, keep that place you want to visit top of mind and imagine yourself there.

Set Up Savings
Automatically have your bank put aside a small amount into a “travel fund”. It can be a tiny amount, but every little bit gets your closer to your goal. This is a great way to make sure you save money.

Keep Travel Folk For Company
Surround yourself with people who also have the travel bug. Being around people, or better yet, in a relationship with someone who loves to travel will keep you on the path to reach your vacationing goals.

Make the Most of Long Weekends
There is a lot that can be done in a 3-4 day weekend. Take a flight to somewhere new or hop in the car and go for a drive and discover gems closer to home.

Leave A Suitcase Where You Can See It
With a suitcase stored away, it feels like it won’t be used for while. If your happen upon your suitcase often, you are more likely to make use of it.

Daydream
Look at maps and find places you have never heard of before. Imagine what it would be like to go there. This keeps your sense of adventure alive.

How do you turn travel dreams into reality?

 

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