To reach your dream destination, you will have to maintain a travel fund with honesty and determination. As of now, you may not be having the finances to make your dream come true, but it doesn’t mean you can not accumulate it. The most important thing is to have a rock solid decision which will be the driving force for months to come. Living on a budget can feel very restrictive but at the same time it keeps your finances under control. Whenever the going gets tough, keep reminding yourself of the universal truth : all our dreams come true only when we have the courage and grit to pursue them. After all, your achievements and successes won’t matter as much as the precious memories you have made down the road. I think we are done with the Pep talk here. Jumping back to the money saving tips.
Travelling alone can be a life changing experience. The ride can be bumpy at times but these bumps can be taken as lessons learnt and it will completely change the way you live your Life. If you haven’t traveled alone yet, you are really missing out on a unique experience. Solo travel does come with its own perils – safety, loneliness and scams. But a little common sense and research can help you jump over these barriers. You will taste real independence when you travel alone. How much fun you are gonna have is all in your hands. You are the captain of the ship called Life…with no sailors on board. OK…that sounds a bit scary.
When I decided to be in Goa for my birthday, I had a lot of insecurities regarding my First Solo Trip. Would I be alone on my Birthday? Will I make any friends with strangers? If I don’t make any friends, will I enjoy my Birthday alone? As an Introvert, bonding with strangers and becoming friends with them was an alien concept for me. Well, I took the leap of faith which turned out to be one of the best decisions I have ever taken till date. Thanks to a bunch of strangers whom I met in my hostel, who made sure that my birthday turns out to be one of the best memories I have ever made.
Finally, I made it on my own to Goa. My first Solo Trip ever. Goa is often stereotyped as a place where you can only travel with your friends, thanks to Bollywood. Well I must say I really had a great time traveling alone – from being chased away by people on Divar Island to getting drenched in the rain on a hill top, I did a few things which I had never done before. The Introvert in me had found its way out of its comfort zone..
Being a middle class Indian myself, we know the value of money. And when it comes to traveling abroad, we have to be super aware of the currency exchange rates in different countries. People always assume living abroad to be expensive as for them the US and UK make the whole world. So let me enlighten you with the below Data regarding countries where Indian Rupee is stronger.