Travel The World: The How-To Beginner’s Guide

Stop waiting. Start planning. How to begin your first world adventure!
Start saving for your trip today with the Vimvest app.Start saving for your trip today with the Vimvest app.Have you always wanted to get away, but never took the necessary steps to make it happen? If so, we’ve answered some initial questions most people ask before they start traveling.

Where Should I Go?
Anywhere. Domestic or abroad. Think about what you would like to experience or choose a random location. Either way immerse yourself in your destination’s culture: meet the locals, try exotic foods, and participate in local customs. 

Learn how to make memorable experiences wherever you visit. You are there to explore, step out of your comfort zone and don’t limit yourself!

When Should I Go?
Stop sitting on the idea of traveling. Buy a ticket, and start planning around that date. The most seasoned travelers tend to set their travel dates for ASAP. If you’re interested in a specific destination, research their culture and find out which part of the year is the best time to participate in their traditions.

How Much Money Should I Save?
The answer to this question is based on what you need to live comfortably. If you are a minimalist or have the desire to travel on a budget, you can probably plan a long-term trip with just a few thousand dollars. However, if you want to splurge throughout your trip, be prepared to reduce the length of your trip or extend the amount of time you’ll be saving for it. 

You don’t need to spend a lot of money to partake in what the world has to offer. Setting a travel goal is a great way to keep it in sight, while still being financially prepared.

What Should I Bring?
It’s not so much about what you bring with you, but it’s about what you take back. Bring essential items like basic toiletries, a personalized first-aid kit, multi-purpose shoes, a travel organizer, and a money belt. If you find that you are in need of additional items, you can pick them up during your trip. 

Don’t forget to capture the moments with a camera and a journal. Your memories are the things you’ll be able to share with others.

The best way to start traveling is to take the first step. It may be buying that ticket, setting a travel goal or researching the best destinations.

Whichever step you choose, you’ll be one step closer to broadening your perspective and experiencing life changing moments.

Start saving for your trip today with the Vimvest app.