For the past month, I have been doing very little traveling. After traveling non-stop for several months in a dizzied pace, I wore myself thin when it came to travel. Now that I am rested and ready to travel again, I am faced with itchy travel feet that still aren’t moving. Most of us are not traveling constantly. We hit those lulls in motion, but find our minds occupied with getting out of town. However, there are a number of remedies to soothe those itchy feet until they pull a roadrunner and get out of town.
Read about travel: While it sounds simple, I often forget that even though I am not traveling currently, I can still mentally travel through others. Travel blogs are great for mental travel. A personal perspective is often used, putting the reader into a setting they are nowhere near yet their minds can touch.
Go somewhere in your town: Travelers have a way of forgetting that other travelers come to their cities and towns, looking for rich experiences. So can you. I often forget I live in Colorado, a state many would love to visit. By going somewhere in your own backyard for a weekend or even just visiting a museum or new restaurant you have never been to, the wandering mind tends to feel satisfied, even if only for a moment.
Pay a visit to your airport: This maybe an aspect to travel some loathe, but recently I have been shuttling family members to the airport on a weekly basis. Watching other travelers say hello and goodbye to loved ones instills that emotion of travel you often forget about when staying put for a while. After observing a few hellos and goodbyes or staring at the departure destination board, airports prove to be incredibly inspirational toward travel planning.
Meet up with other travelers in your area: In this day and age of tweet-ups and meet-ups, you can always find like-minded travelers right at home that are dying to talk travel. Sometimes family and friends can get sick of hearing about your past travels or future potential travel plans. Often by just getting the vocalization of travel out of your system, you may feel a sense of release. Talking travel to those that love travel can calm the itches in your travel feet.
Make travel plans: Even if you don’t think you can travel for a while, find a weekend, even if it is in the distant future, and book a ticket. Travelers with itchy feet can often feel they don’t have much to look forward to unless a trip is in the works. It can be easy to fall into everyday life and put travels on the back burner. Bite the bullet and book a ticket. You can thank me later.
Get new posts delivered by email:
Top Travel Deals on RSS
4 Costs To Axe From Your Thanksgiving TravelsComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
With Thanksgiving under a week away, by now, you most likely have your flight booked. While you might think the costs of your Thanksgiving travels are behind you on that credit card you used to purchase the tickets months ago, you might be in for a rude awakening. Before you take off, here are a few easy ways to cut the additional costs from your Thanksgiving travels....read more
Venice Salute FestivalComments: 1Rating: 0 / 0
For Venetians, the 21st of November is an important date. It’s the day the city celebrates the Madonna della Salute festival, which commemorates the founding in 1630 of the church of Santa Maria della Salute (“Madonna of Health”). The church is more commonly known as Salute, as is the festival as well. During the festival, the area around the church is beautifully lit by thousands of candles brought by the many people going to pray to the Virgin Mary with vendors lined up along the way to the church selling candles and a variety of sweets....read more
5 Smoke-Free U.S. Cities to VisitComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
As a parent, I appreciate places where I can bring my kid without having to worry about second-hand cigarette smoke. Smoke-free cities have no-smoking laws that apply to restaurants/bars, workplaces, public buildings/grounds and city parks (as well as other areas around the city). The cities on this list also have extensive anti-smoking campaigns, as well as programs to help people stop smoking. In celebration of The Great American Smoke-Out, here are five of the most smoke-free U.S. cities to add to your list of places to visit....read more
3 Winter Festivals To Attend in Puerto RicoComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
Puerto Rico might be on your radar for sunshine and palm trees, but it shouldn’t be counted out for a winter getaway. There might not be snow softly falling on pine trees, but the island gets into the spirit of winter with a number of celebrations. If you are in need of a winter escape, try Puerto Rico, specifically to attend one of its lively winter festivals....read more
5 Fascinating New Zealand MuseumsComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
There are plenty of reasons to visit New Zealand – the natural beauty, diverse cultures, and unique cuisine being a few of them. New Zealand is also home to world-class museums where visitors can learn more about art, history and even sheep farming! Here are five to check out....read more
California: CST #2090295-40, Nevada: SOT #2007-0081, Iowa: SOT #883, Washington: SOT #6027859380010001
Some of the content posted herein are the views and opinions of the individual blogger's and do not represent the views and opinions of OneTravel. It may be the case that OneTravel is partnering with a particular travel supplier mentioned in a blog post, however, all views and opinions expressed herein by parties other then OneTravel are by the respective bloggers.
© 2014 W K Travel, Inc. All rights reserved. Copyright for all material appearing on this website is owned by W K Travel, Inc. Persons accessing this website are authorized to view and print material from this website for information purposes only. Any other use of this material is restricted to non-commercial purposes and must include this copyright notice.
W K Travel Inc. owns the following Trademarks and Servicemarks appearing on this website:
OneTravel, OneTravel.com, and 1Travel. Trademarks and servicemarks for all other products and services appearing on this website are the trademarks and servicemarks of their respective owners.