3 Cheap Ways for Introverts to Have Summer Fun Wherever They Are

You can add some new thrills to your summer no matter what your budget is or where you are! Photo credit: Me, 2014.
You can add some new thrills to your summer no matter what your budget is or where you are! Photo credit: Me, 2014.

Summer is upon us. And I swear the reason I haven’t written here for a while is that I’ve been finishing school work… I haven’t been slacking off in the sun! But now I’ve written my final, final paper and I just have to study for my last exam on Friday. Then I’m free! Except I’m also starting a new job…

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Travelling Solo: Tips for Introverted Types

On a quiet August day at a beach just an hour away from Amsterdam--introvert bliss! Photo credit: me, 2014.
On a quiet August day at a beach just an hour away from Amsterdam–introvert bliss! Photo credit: me, 2014.

As the weather gets nicer here in the west coast of Canada, I’m getting increasingly itchier feet to see things besides the view of the campus from my classroom windows. Maybe you’re longing for new sights, too! So here are my two cents/pence/etc. for travelling solo as an introvert, including some of my travel photos!

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Travelling with Others as an Introvert: Tips to Make it Work

This photo, “IMG_4674 - Gimmelwald - Mountain Hostel,” is copyright (c) 2007 thisisbossi and made available under an Attribution-ShareAlike license.
This photo, “IMG_4674 – Gimmelwald – Mountain Hostel,” is copyright (c) 2007 thisisbossi and made available under an Attribution-ShareAlike license.

Whether you have already bought your tickets or are only considering going travelling in the coming months, it’s smart to think about who you will or might travel with. Travelling with others has the potential to strengthen your relationships… or to make you wish you’d listened to your parents when they told you to never leave the country.

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Why Budget Travelling? Why Not? One Introvert’s Perspective

How would you like to leave behind everything you know, besides a bag full of things and maybe a friend or two, to see another part of the world? I’m talking bare-bones travel here–no tour guides to choose your hotels, your meals, which sights you see. Just you in a noisy hostel, making your own decisions, pronouncing words in foreign languages incorrectly but still getting by.

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