How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

Taking travel is a good chance for you to relax, experience interesting things. However, solo travel is also quite difficult because it makes you have to adapt yourself to new environments. What if being with a travel buddy? Your trip will be more fun, more exciting! However, not everyone fits to be a good travel buddy to explore, experience the trip with you. So, how to choose a good travel partner?!

Here are some travel tips to help you how to choose a good travel companion:

Find a travel buddy who has the same hobbies

Different people have different ideas, different hobby. It’s messy when you and your companion often argue because everyone has different opinions. So, it’s necessary find a travel companion who has the same hobby with you such as ready to wander all corners, enjoy street foods, visit the museum, … In the same idea will help both have great experiences!

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

My girlfriend and I often go to Hoi An, simply enjoy coffee on the sidewalk, wandering the ancient town and take some pictures. We both love the nostalgic space of Hoi An. So, arriving here and do anything are the memorable moments! If go to Hoi An, I will go alone or only with her, if I go with other people, they will probably ruin my feelings with the ancient town.

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Find a travel buddy who understands you

Taking travel is a way we can relieve the stress, discover new things. Finding a travel partner who knows what you like, what you want and understands your personality. Strangers can bring you a new feeling, but not a sense of safeness. So, you should stay alert when finding a travel buddy. If you go with newfound friends, always control in any situation.

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

Whenever traveling Hoi An, I could only with my girlfriend. But, whenever visiting Hue, I go with another. This guy very interested in history. So, I’m very glad to explore Hue imperial city where owns a lot of events in history with him.

Find a travel buddy who not afraid of losing way

Sometimes, wandering around a strange city will bring you many interesting things. It’s really annoying when your travel buddy always complaining or annoying just because got weary or afraid of losing way.

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

I have an interesting experience about this case. My travel partner and I got lost in the lacing streets in Saigon. We wagered how to find the way to the hotel first, without asking the locals. As a result, we spent the whole afternoon wandering with tired legs. But we got a memorable experience. Turns disadvantages into opportunities to challenge ourselves.

Avoid travel buddy who always staring at the phone and addicted to selfie

There’s nothing more frustrating than going with a travel buddy who always shoots selfie and share on Facebook without paying attention to the experiences of the trip.

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

I hate this. Once I get along with some youngster visit Hanoi Old Quarter. They are terrible! Making noisy, being impolite in solemn places, they have done nothing but getting selfie and share on facebook, even leave litter all over the pavements. They don’t care about anything of Hanoi Quarter. Only focus on poses for taking pictures, and make noise.

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Go with a travel buddy who has a good sense of humor

All the backpacking trips are not always smooth. There will be many unexpected events, such as flight delays, miss the booking, even got difficulties of communication, cultural. A travel friend who is funny and has the ability to make you laugh will make the trip a lot easier.
How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

Find a travel buddy who will share in the cost with you

Travel budgets are a top priority concern for every trip. It’s will greatly affected on your trip, such as where to stay, what to eat, the places you want to visit, and how to get there.

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

And this is also the cause of the most common dissensions. Disagreement usually occurs when you only agree to spend a certain amount for the trip, willing stay in the cheap hotel and go on foot; while the rest who have ample funds, want to eat in restaurants or taking a taxi.
Because of finances are the sensitive issues of each person and sometimes the talking is impossible solved. So should choose the travel partner who has the same of budget level as you before the trip.

Find a travel buddy who can talk

With a group who are not close and understand each other, differences are inevitable. However, if all are willing to talking and concessions, these disagreements can be resolved smoothly, at least in temporary. You certainly do not want to go with a girl or a guy who wants to be treated like a princess, a dude, never listen to anyone, or a conservative and noncooperative person.

How To Choose Good Travel Buddy For Your Backpacking Trip

Get along with a travel buddy, the trip will more fun, and exciting but it’s also can not avoid the troubles occurred. Before the trip, you and companion should plan the trip and propose ideas to understand each other. To do that, your trip will be more fun! Wish you the best trip!
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Hi, I am Ventori, own this blog. This blog is my travel stories I experienced throughout Vietnam. This also places to share useful tips and guides for you. Enjoy your visit!

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