Month: October 2017

5 Great Tips for People with Travel Anxiety

Traveling is a dream and a bucket list item for a majority of people. However, if you suffer from an anxiety disorder, you may feel like traveling is definitely not a possibility for you. But having anxiety should not hinder you from seeing the world and enjoying your trip.

Not only can you overcome your anxiety of traveling, you can overcome your anxiety by traveling. It has been scientifically proven that traveling has numerous positive psychological and physiological benefits. Travel brings you out of your element and comfort zone, which can actually be a good thing for anxious people. Travel is often associated with a vacation, a time away from your usual environments and stressors.

But traveling is more than just getting away. It allows you to be “present” in whatever new thing you are experiencing. Things tend to move fast during a trip, requiring you to make quick decisions – thus, your brain is not allowed to worry, overthink, or keep beating yourself up over your decisions later on.

Don’t permit your anxiety to stop you from traveling. However, don’t neglect your anxiety either. It most likely will rear its ugly head during your travels, so it’s best to be prepared for it. Here are some simple tips on how to avoid and deal with anxiety on the road:

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The Best Remote Jobs Every Passionate Traveler Should Try

Technology has changed the way we work and the way we see our job as being perfect. Are you a 9 to 5er or an ardent traveler? If you are the first one, perhaps this article will be able to persuade you to take an adventure. 

If you are the ardent traveler who is confident that his skills and adaptability will make him strive, take a bow. You, my friend, are a rare breed. Not only you will see every sunset from a different place but, you will have lots of new experiences.

If you are the passionate traveler and you need some quick cash to keep on moving, I’ll show you some jobs you should consider. For you, office/comfort zone prisoner, this is a reminder that there’s life behind that window, and it’s a fun one. Here’s how both of you can find a means to an end.

Content Marketer

This position is the most basic job you can choose. Virtually, your job will be to create engaging content for your clients to share. Whether we talk engaging videos, articles, photos, rich media content, or simply rewriting your client’s site in a very appealing way, everything can be done remotely.

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Four Myths of Travel Crowdfunding You Should Know

Are you planning to go around the world, drink wine in Paris, enjoy the vibrant nightlife of Vegas, and finance the whole or part of the trip through crowdfunding? Think again! It is not as easy as it sounds. You need to run a crowdfunding travel campaign to raise funds. And it requires a lot of hard work before, during, and after the funding (fingers crossed) campaign to finance your world trip from strangers. Here are four myths for travel crowdfunding that you must know before you launch your first campaign:

You can Travel the World without Giving Anything Back

Most people will not buy you a trinket and expect nothing in return. With this in mind, you need to create something to give back to your donors. Make travel documentaries, provide free and unique travel tips, or put together images of various travel places in the form of a coffee table book or something useful for other travelers. So, before you ask for money, think of value you are going to provide to your donors.

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