The Mayflower Tours Blog

Traveler Topic: Making the Most of Your Travels

June 25, 2015

How many times have you returned from a vacation and said to yourself or travel partner, “I wish we would have done this,” or “Wouldn’t it have been great if we would have…”? Well, here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind on your next journey!

  • Wake Up Early – If you rise at sunset, you will not only get to enjoy the view but also beat the crowds! Remember the old saying- “The early bird gets the worm.”
  • Meet the Locals – Smile and say hi. Basic English is widely spoken across the globe, so it may be easier to communicate than you may think. They may be able to share with you a ‘hidden gem’ or the best dining in the area.
  • Take Lots of Photos – You may only visit these locations and meet the people along your journey once in your lifetime. Great photographs are the best souvenirs.
  • Keep an Open Mind – Experience the regional culture and foods along the way. You just might find a new favorite!