Category Archives: Travel Anxiety

Tips for anxious travelers.

How to Conquer Your Fear of Turbulence (Like a Boss!)

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“I love to travel, but, ugh, I have turbulence anxiety.”  Yup, you’re not alone, my friend. How to get over a turbulence fear isn’t exactly easy, sadly. I’m in the same place as you when it comes to rocky flight routes. Honestly, I think we should start a swanky club, one that meets on a […]

Are Hostels Safe? Yes, Yes, and Yes.

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Believe it or not, I get asked this question about hostels and safety a lot. Way too much, actually! I especially hear the “eek, hostels, really?!” from people who (surprise) don’t travel all that much – mostly fellow Americans who I encounter in my daily life. My people, my people, you are missing out on a […]

It’s Okay to Feel Anxiety Before Travel (And How to Cope)

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Feeling anxiety before travel? I totally understand your pain and dilemma! As for me, I love to travel. I mean, duh. At this point, I’m passionate enough to keep this blog going for almost three years. But I’m not always excited to pack, hop on the train to airport, slog my way through customs, find […]

Relax, Traveler: How to Calm Nerves Before Flying

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Great news, everyone. As you all know, I’ve been dedicated to demolishing my flying fear. For the past year or so, I’ve especially tried to get a better handle on my anxiety so I can travel more and worry less. Has it been easy? Uhhhh, no. I spent the entire time pressed against the window watching […]

Travel Motivation: Stop Psyching Yourself Out and Go!

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I’m a firm believer of saying “if you want something, go get it.” No excuses, no drama, no BS. Sure, we all have obstacles trying to block us from reaching our goals. However, usually the greatest barrier stopping the life of our dreams from turning into a reality is … dun, dun, dun: our own insecurities. Lately […]