Is it possible to relax when travelling? If you travel to just relax then what’s the point? These kind of questions might confuse some people. However, it doesn’t have to be like that because travel is personal preference. You can enjoy your travel your way as long as you don’t leave bad impact to your surroundings. As for relaxing during travel, it is possible. That’s what vacation for right? You can love vacation and hate travelling at the same thing.
Stay relaxed during travel
It is possible for you to dislike travelling a lot especially if you tend to stress out on the road. However, just because you don’t like travelling doesn’t mean you cannot fully enjoy your relaxing vacation. And here are some tips for you to stay relaxed during your trip:
What make you feel anxious?
Find out the things that make you feel anxious or stressed out. It can be about the fear of flight. Meeting strangers, unsure of your safety, etc. Then, try to reason with yourself because even though it is not easy but it’s worth a try. At least it makes you feel more aware of yourself. You know what triggers you and if you can, avoid it during travel so you won’t stress out.
Always have enough water and snacks with you
Sometimes, the reason of you being so anxious or restless is low blood sugar. When you are dehydrated or hungry, it is easy to suffer from mood swings. You are getting irritated over small things. This applies to both adult and children. Before travel, make sure to pack enough water and snacks in your bag so you can stay hydrated and replenish your body when needed.
Try to distract yourself with something if you feel listless during travel even without any trigger. You can play a simple game on your phone, watch some movies, or listen to some music. Choose the one that can make you feel relaxed the most.
To ease your mind during travel, pamper yourself to the top by going to a spa so you can the well-deserved massage after your body going through a lot. You can also do some yoga or meditation to keep yourself relaxed and at peace of mind. You can also eat what you crave the most to keep yourself in good mood.
Block the surrounding
Sometimes, the reason of you being unable to fully relax is the people around you during travel. You might get a loud seatmate or rude roommate. If this the case, use something to block the noise such as using headphone to listen to some relaxing music. If you are not comfortable to have a roommate especially strangers on your trip, book accommodation that suits your need in advance.
Some people also have a drink to help themselves relax. However, you need to be careful not to get drunk because being drunk in unfamiliar place puts your safety at risk especially if you travel alone. Also, avoid taking pills either and choose natural approach instead.