There are places that we keep coming back to, and every time we do, it is like seeing it for the first time. Everything looks familiar but fresh. These are the places that make our souls calm, but at the same time feel alive.
When Boracay reopens in October, the Philippines might be into the rainy season's home stretch. It might also be a lean season in tourist destinations, making it an ideal time to explore the country. The lean season means cheaper airline tickets, hotel discounts, other promo travel packages. Fewer people will be leaving so you won't have any competition in the office for vacation leaves. There will be shorter lines in restaurants and bars, and smaller crowds (or none at all) in tourist spots.
Hollywood has made us believe that a married couple's first grand trip is a fairytale adventure. This is not to dampen your enthusiasm, but some honeymoons involve yelling, crying, and the newlyweds' first big fight. Like your marriage, a hassle-free travel with your spouse requires work.
How are you with strangers? Just being next to a stranger while walking on a hallway or standing next to one in an elevator could feel a little uncomfortable. Are you supposed to smile, nod your head, say hello or just completely ignore them? A lot of it has to do with culture and tradition. Although in general, being friendly with strangers is not something that comes around very often, and very easily.
Sure the six-month close down of Boracay is bad news for travelers, but don’t miss out on its merits. For one, a better Boracay will be awaiting your return. Plus, you’ll have more time to save up for your next visit! It isn’t too late to catch some summer jobs. Have a side hustle going and your travel fund will never run short. With several options out there, there’s just no excuse for not having enough money to make your travel dreams come true. Make that dream Boracay trip happen with these side jobs.