How To Be A Travel Companion?
Travelling with your partner is that you’ll always have a solid constant companion with you. And they put up with you at home, so hopefully, they can also while travelling. And hey, you’ll still meet people. You’ll also start to meet other couples, which you might not have had the opportunity to do when travelling alone. The only negative is that if you guys find out you’re not super compatible travel partners, you could find yourselves fighting over more things than usual. No relationship needs these extras stresses.
Having a good travel companion is key for trips, especially when backpacking or doing a lot of moving about. When travelling on a multi-leg journey improvising is important. Choose your travel buddy wisely, you will be spending quite a bit of time with him or her in unfamiliar places and possibly unusual situations.
Good Sense of Humor
The people you spend your time with will influence your mood. if faced with a delay it will be much more enjoyable waiting with someone funny rather than someone tiresome.
Having a wider-ranging palette means you will enjoy varied food options. This gives you the chance to experience the unique offers of the region. Try stopping to eat some of the local cuisines. Life is only lived once and familiar food from home is best eaten when you get home.
If you are all about hostels and your bud is 5-star, there will be challenges. It’s important to know ahead of time the kind of money your companion is willing to spend on things such as food, accommodations, and fun.
Always Be Kind
Being respectful of other cultures and customs is extra important when visiting off the beaten path places or if English is not the first language spoken. Travelling with someone who wants to learn some local phrases, observe local customs, and try local cuisine with an open mind means the trip will be much more enjoyable for you both.
If you want something out of travel, and from your travelling companion, you have to put something in. Never having an opinion (or much worse, having strong opinions but refusing to share them) puts all of the responsibility for coming up with and executing good ideas on someone else. If an outing goes sour, that person almost inevitably will feel bad.
Get Copies of Your Important Things
This is a good policy for travelling and goes double (or triple, or infinity) when travelling. Remember, it’s the little stuff that matters most on the road: missing toothpaste, used razors, that kind of thing. Get yer own.