Inventive Ways to Entertain Yourself While Traveling

Traveling the world might be the adventure of a lifetime, but it can involve spending long periods sittingand waiting for your next mode of transport to arrive. In addition, after spending all day seeing the sights and taking in the atmosphere, you might want to spend at least one or two evenings doing something else. 

When you are in an entirely new environment, however, you might feel a little short on inspiration for something to do that is not holiday-related. This is not unusual, so with that in mind, here are some options that you may not have considered before.

1 Teach yourself origami

This first option will keep you from mindlessly scrolling through your phone in the evenings. In fact, apart from looking for new designs and techniques, you could use this as part of a mini digital detox. Because this is so low-tech, you could do this if you are in an area where there is particularly poor internet reception. All you will need is one or more pieces of paper and the patience and concentration to create a wide variety of shapes and even creatures.

2 Travel playlists 

If you don’t want to get away from your phone completely, you could always spend the evening putting together the perfect playlist for the next day. For instance, if you know that a sightseeing trip will involve a 3-hour bus or train ride to get there, you can look and try and put together exactly 180 minutes of tunes to fit the occasion. 

If you are expecting to be surrounded by crowds of people, you might want something calming and atmospheric – especially if busy places aren’t usually your thing. On the other hand, if you are going somewhere more remote with an incredible view, you might want to go for something more majestic to suit your surroundings.

3 Play online casino games

Something you may not have considered is playing online casino games, but there is plenty here to keep you entertained for long and short periods. You will,of course, be familiar with games like roulette and blackjack and possibly even video poker, and you will find several versions of these at most online casinos. If you don’t know where to start, seeking out a site that lists the best high roller casinos could be the ideal place to start the experience off. Here, you will find the information you will need if you want to play table games like roulette or just play on one of the large slots available online.

A few final thoughts

Sometimes, when you are traveling, you just need to spend some time by yourself, and finding a way to keep yourself entertained at these times could be a challenge. Of course, you could spend time learning some words in the local language or even planning your next day’s travel, but you might want to do something completely different. You will likely find that teaching yourself origami or playing online games is not something you would have considered, and spending time doing this might give you the ‘head space’ you need.

Chandra Shekar

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