How to Get Back Into Traveling After a Long Break

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Traveling is almost always a fun and enjoyable experience, but it can be anxiety-inducing if you haven’t done it in a long time. If you’re feeling uneasy about hitting the road after a long break, use these tips to summon the courage to travel again.

Baby Steps

There’s no need to travel to another country or a continent to satisfy your sense of wanderlust. A weekend getaway in your home country is a good place to start.

Familiar Places

We’d all like to visit the dream destinations from our bucket list once it’s safe to travel again, but that’s not always possible. Visiting familiar places where you feel at home will make you much more comfortable if you’re feeling anxious about traveling.

Follow the Guidelines

Before embarking on a trip to a foreign country, make sure to familiarize yourself with COVID restrictions that are still in effect, and remember to follow all the safety guidelines even when you’re traveling in your home country.

Don’t Go Alone

Traveling solo is an empowering experience, but it can also be pretty scary. Before giving it a shot, try hitting a road with a friend or two to test the grounds and see how you feel about traveling again.