4 Key Personality Skills You Need To Travel Well


Travelling well is a core component of developing as a person. If you don’t do this, you are missing out on a wealth of experiences that can help inform your understanding of the world. Of course, this can seem like a daunting task for those who aren’t well versed in travelling abroad. We’d love to write an article filled with inspiration because that is surely helpful. However, it may not be completely pragmatic. Maybe you need to hear that travelling, and travelling well and in a wholesome manner, is dependant on keeping the correct personality skills. Bringing these with you is more important than a luggage bag.

Humility

You are there in another country. It is not your land. You have tourist rights, and of course human rights, but you should never assume that the citizens should conform to your will. Be respectful, stay humble, and try to find the best of a location. 

Understand the history. Forge connections. Be genuinely interested in your new environment. This will not only help you seem more genuine to the locals (because you will be,) but it affords you the space necessary to let the place soak into you, rather than you placing your own personal stamp on it.





Communication

You would never expect to succeed in your home country with terrible communication skills, so why think they can get you far abroad? A language barrier doesn’t allow you to get away with awkward dialogue, if anything it exacerbates it. Refining the potential of your spoken understanding can work wonders for you, especially if you are hoping to engage with that location in a professional capacity. 

Check here for some elegantly designed language courses, which can help you provide a solid and impactful understanding to simply getting your point across. In a world where interpersonal relationships mean more than ever, it’s important to foster them the right way. Assess your speaking talents, and improve where necessary.

Resilience

Travelling is usually portrayed as a fun and adventurous hobby, and it surely is. However, you do need resilience to make it through. Long travel times, constant awareness of your surroundings and plenty of stimulation are enough to exhaust you from time to time. For this reason, it’s important to keep resilient and mindful of your daily functioning. Look after yourself, because it will help you travel stronger. Feel capable and trust yourself by constantly refining your education and understanding of how the society around you works. Be open to new experiences, but be sensible about what those experiences are.

Presence

To experience the countries you visit, you need to be fully present in mind, spirit and body. You can’t enjoy a current location if you’re constantly thinking about the next move, the next attraction, and the next location. Let any trip you have serve as a lesson in mindfulness, as in you undergo an exercise in being present. When at home, job, family and relationship considerations can make you fairly absent-minded, but when travelling, you should have one thing on your mind: what you’re currently experiencing. This way you will feel more connected to your experience, and it will feel like it has lasted a longer time.





With these tips, you’ll find that your travels take on a new light. We hope you have a wonderful time during their duration/





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Disclosure: This article is published in partnership with Mediabuzzer.

RaeAbigael

Rae Abigael J. Caacbay is a young creative who went through a quarter life crisis by the end of 2016. Though she's still lost, she keeps on moving forward anyway as a ballerina, visual artist, lifestyle blogger, and a BS Interior Design graduate based in the Philippines.

8 comments:

  1. This is so interesting, thanks for sharing
    xo
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  2. Yes it's so important to respect people's countries. Good read x

    Nora
    nora shares.co.uk

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  3. Cara Nuova visitatrice del mio blog, un grazie infinite della gradita vista.
    sono arrivato da te e spero di ripassare ancora, dipende sempre come va con la salute.
    Ciao e buona serata con un forte abbraccio e un sorriso:-)
    Tomaso

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  4. These skills are so key to traveling, yes! Thank you for sharing!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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