~Soulful Travels~ Let Travel Relax Your Mind

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There are many things in life that can relax your mind. Traveling is definitely one of them. The more you travel, the more your mind is opened up to new possibilities. The more new possibilities you have, the less your mind is clogged with the old worries you once knew. Hence how it makes it so relaxing. But unfortunately for most of us, we don’t have the opportunity to travel as much as we’d like to. So when we do, it is important to make the most of it. Nothing seems more relaxing than sitting on the beach with a cocktail in your hand, not having to worry about anything you usually would. So to make sure you have the chance to let travel relax your mind, here are ways you can make it happen.

Don’t Look For Luxury

If you’re thinking of a relaxing holiday, we bet your mind will have jumped to thinking of luxury. Well, this shouldn’t be the case. Not only will it be more expensive, but you’re also more restricted with it. To let travel relax your mind all you need to do is find your dream destination and something that is within your price range. It isn’t the luxury side of things that makes a holiday relaxing. It is the escape from reality that you’re so badly needing. Whether it is a city break, beach holiday, or maybe even a skiing one, your mind will be free no matter what. Leave all your troubles behind you and just enjoy the trip. You’ll come back so refreshed you won’t even know what you were stressing about in the first place.

Don’t Let Money Hold You Back

This is easier said than done when it comes to a holiday. Everyone always assumes they’re really expensive. Granted, in a lot of cases they are, but there are ways of making it so much cheaper. For example, one way of getting the price down is by getting a reward credit card. It works by giving your air miles for as a reward for whatever you’re spending on the card. By just making normal everyday purchases with it it’ll pay off in no time. If you’re wondering what is the best airline credit card, there’s plenty of information about that, and how they work, on the internet. Being prepared to staying in hostels can also ease the money strain for you. Some people say they’re not as comfy, but you can get really appealing ones to stay in. It is also a great way of making new friends along the way.

Feel The Vibes

Most importantly, you need to be able to relax and feel the vibes if you’re going to enjoy the holiday. Part of this is done by leaving your troubles at home, the rest is achieved by immersing yourself in the culture and lifestyle of the country you’re visiting. There will be plenty of activities for you to partake in whilst you’re on your travels. Try things you wouldn’t usually try, and explore the world like you never have before.

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Hi, I’m Daniella.

A freelance blogger with a passion for writing, an animal-assisted therapist, NLP practitioner and mindfulness coach – specializing in Numerology and Mindfulness.
I live in Johannesburg, South Africa with my husband and a house full of animals (3 dogs, 3 cats & a snake).
I believe we all have a magical potential within us that can be used to change this world for the better – and I would love to help you discover your magic…

6 thoughts on “~Soulful Travels~ Let Travel Relax Your Mind

  1. My favorite vacations are those that allow me to just relax and sit alone with my thoughts! Usually though, family vacations don’t allow this for the whole time. We try to divide our vacation so that part of the time we are doing the touristy stuff, then allow for mom to have her alone time by the pool!

    • Daniella says:

      Yes I prefer those kinds of holidays too. Although I like exploring as well. I think I need balance in my holidays just like in life. 🙂

  2. I love this! There are so many spots in the world that are cheap! We don’t need luxury to have the time of our lives. Also, it will definitely be more relaxing if we’re not obsessing over money 😉

    • Daniella says:

      Exactly, luxury is not a requirement for an enjoyable vacation. Besides I really don’t like stressing about money when I want to relax.

  3. Also don’t let having a dog hold you back! So many people do. 🙂 We are proof that you CAN travel with a dog. 17 countries in 7 years! LOL I loved this post. Great insight. Thanks so much for taking the time to put it all together. I think the Feel the Vibes part is really key isn’t it? I know it may sound weird but one massive advantage to travelling with our pup is that people think we are locals. Just out walk-in the dog. How we enjoy our travel and soak things up has changed so much as a result. Not being seen as a tourist changes the vibe!!

    • Daniella says:

      Wow that’s amazing, I would love to take my animals with on our travels but we have too many. I can just imagine that it is a nice way to interact with locals and feel comfortable in a new place.

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