5 Tips & Travel Destinations For Beginners
do it. There are many ways to see the world without going broke. A great way to find travel deals is to be flexible with your schedule. If you’re open to traveling midweek vs. weekends, flights and hotels tend to be much cheaper. I also recommend taking advantage of trips on Groupon, signing up for memberships on travel sites and joining a frequent flyer program to receive perks and discounts.
Google Flights is one of my favorite search engines to find flight deals. It allows you to look up and compare the best, most inexpensive flight without going through the hassle of searching each airline individually. If you’re looking for a cheap destination, Mexico is always the way to go. Places like Tulum, Playa del Carmen and Cancun are all budget-friendly beach towns that allow you to survive on less than $50 per day.
4. Traveling Solo
One of the most freeing and peaceful experiences for me has been traveling all alone. Too many times we put off taking a trip because we’re waiting on someone to come along. When they can’t, we pass going on a trip all together due to fear. While there are travel destinations that do require you to be more vigilant (particularly if you’re a woman), this should not deter you from traveling solo.
There are a ton of places both local and international that give solo travelers the opportunity to eat drink and explore safely. Santa Fe, New Mexico is the perfect getaway for a solo traveler. Explore the art district, check out the margarita trail or take a day trip to Taos Pueblo (about 70 miles away) and learn about one of the