To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind and grow as a person.
In 2017, and for years to come, do yourself a favor and get creative with the types of trips you take. Of course, we don’t always have the time or finances available for regular getaways. But many of these unique trip ideas cost less than your typical beach break, which makes them easier to get on the calendar.
Which not-so-average experience will you have in 2017?
2 An ancestry trip – Do you know where your family is from? Find out, then plan a journey to wherever that may be. If possible, ask relatives for personalized guides to their hometowns before you go.
3 Take last-minute flight trip – There are plenty of ways to find cheap last-minute flights, but are you willing to drop what you’re doing and take advantage? Block a few days out on your calendar, then let an app like Get The Flight Out choose your destination at the last minute.