If you are inexperienced and young you may make a lot of rookie travel mistakes. To avoid these mistakes here are few tips to guide you:
Never be scared
Your fear is always considered a powerful deterrent. You may feel scared while leaping over an unknown place. But always remember that many people are there to help you along the way. So, don’t be nervous and believe in yourself. You are capable as anyone else.
Avoid packing unnecessary things
Before traveling you need to pack your bag smartly. You can use a small bag. It will help you to avoid the temptation to pack everything. If you truly need anything you can pick it. But remember that you don’t need as much gear to travel as you think.
Be Prepare to meet strangers
You may meet lots of people on the road. Maybe you all are not going to the same destinations. But try to stay connected with your new friends. You can use a phone to stay in touch with people. It will also very handy in an emergency.
Learn to take rest anywhere
When you are traveling it is not necessary that you always have to stay in a hotel or hostel. There are a lot of options beyond a hostel or a giant chain hotel. You should be prepared to spend your night anywhere on the road. You may need to stay in monasteries or stay at farms. Sometimes you may need to stay in local people’s homes. So be prepared to face anything on the road.
Make a realistic budget
Indeed, you cannot assume all the cost of your tour. But you can make a tentative plan for your tour and budget. You can be mentally prepared that a certain percentage of total expense can fluctuate. But never cross the budget too much that can create difficulties in your tour. You can consult with your friends and fellows who traveled before those places. Make a clear idea about the tour activities and expenses.
Traveling means stepping out of your door and exploring new places. The unknown places open a new window of possibilities and challenges. You have to be ready to accept those all. So it is better to go with the flow and take an easy step to slow down. Never rush your trip and enjoy the stunning experiences of traveling.