benefits of travel

Benefits of Traveling

Traveling to different places may have a great impact and benefit on you. It may include getting to know new friends, new experiences, and stories. When you start going to new places you may sometimes get a better understanding of people living in that area and this includes their culture and history.

There are even studies that show some results that traveling can improve your health and improve one’s creativity. You may sometimes need to take time off from your daily duties, office responsibilities, restless schedule, and everyday stresses. Plan a tour in a city new you to relieve all of this and refresh yourself, be more productive, vibrant, and happy.

Here’s my shortlist of common things that are often getting changed every time you travel.

Social and Communication Skills
This happens when you go into places that don’t use your native language. You may sometimes need to learn it and find a way how to communicate with people in society. Learning phrases and questions can help you a lot to better reach out to the locals.

Peace of Mind
Because all of us got stress and feel pressure in our lives, traveling can help relieve it. When in different places we are often get separated as well from our daily usual routines which may be causing stress in our inner self. Our mind is in vacation mode that all it can worry about is getting food, walking, and touring around.

Improves your self-confidence
Going in places that you don’t totally know helps to boost one’s self-confidence knowing that no one can assist you and you should be able to get through the day by yourself. You may even be able to cope with the barriers that you cannot do before because you learn how to trust and believe in yourself that you can do it as there’s nobody who can work that out for you.

Have Fun
There’s no age limit when it comes to having fun. When you travel you sometimes would feel that you’re acting like a child who just wants to have fun.

Create a memory of a lifetime
Traveling especially with family or friends creates a bond that nobody can take away from you. It can also give a new point of view on your relationships. This also creates great stories and memories that you can share with others throughout your life.

It has never been this cheap to travel considering the increasing prices of oil, airfare, accommodation, and food. However, if you make it, you will never regret it as the price you pay is much worth than the experience, happiness, and great memories you had. You can all do this by planning thoroughly and sticking to your budget.
If ever you get to have some time off, I suggest you take the time to have a trip and experience life outside your world.  Take the opportunity, it may come pricey but nothing can pay off the experience you’ll get to have.

budget philippines

4 money-saving tips while touring the Philippines

Our country – the Philippines have various pristine islands with extensive history and culture is one of the best places to visit because it’s beautiful and cheap. If you are traveling on a budget, I’m sure you would love my top money-saving tips so you can still save some more even if it’s already cheap.

Travel in off-season
All places around the world have an ideal time of year,  but you can even save more if you choose to travel during the off-season.
Usually, accommodations like hotels, airfares, and guided tours offer great deals during the off-season to encourage more tourists to visit their place and of course to win out their competitors.
Philippine destinations are usually in peak season during November, December, April, and May. These months have long holidays and vacations, try to avoid and choose other days to visit our place so you can enjoy your vacation and save a lot more.
Before making a plan for anything, double-check that the place you want to visit if it got an off-season.

Eat like a local
Usually, when you are in a different place, you would look for restaurant recommendations or we sometimes rely on our friend’s suggestion and website review. The food in the Philippines were all tasty and filling, you would be able to find it from corner to corner.
To save money from your meals I would recommend that you like a local. Go out and find authentic food, they often call it here like “turo-turo”, “kerinderia” or eatery. You would be able to find them offering various The price would range around $1 to $2 a meal with rice and drinks. Sometimes a bit higher than that but trying this one out will definitely cut your meal expenses around 75%. Don’t be a total stranger and rely on restaurants and fast-food chains, enjoy your trip by appreciating what the place has to offer.

Travel with Friends
The more, the merrier and the cheaper. Enjoy your adventures when you travel with your friends or buddies. You don’t just get to enjoy but doing so will make your journey less expensive simply because you have someone who will share the expenses and split all the bills.

Make an Itinerary
Before going on a trip, it is recommendable that you create a travel itinerary especially if you will be traveling on a budget.
Use the power of the internet to do a bit of research on your destination. Create your DIY itinerary and if possible the amount of money you would need to spend on each trip. Now you can go find a travel agency and see if they provide a similar offer to what you have created and compare. I bet the one you created would have so much difference.
Following your own itinerary would be fun and fulfilling. Apart from saving from a bunch of fees, you get to have a chance to maximize your time because you already have an idea what to do and where to go. Enjoy your tours as you will be in control of everything.