Each of us dreams of traveling a lot, discovering various countries, cities, settlements, learning the culture of other peoples, the way of life and thinking. But not many can afford to travel, as this is a rather expensive pastime. If your budget is currently limited, but the desire to travel is literally boiling in your chest, then this article is for you. Below are the ways you can find ways to save money on travel.
You can do this even without leaving your home. After all, there are many different sites, the purpose of which is aimed at language practice, as well as at finding foreign comrades. This is, for example, Interpals. Perhaps the best site in order to find a really good interlocutor, and in the future, maybe a friend who will be glad to see you in his country and will be able to offer you to live in your own home during your visit. If you have managed to get to know a person closely enough, then he will probably be happy to show you his land and give you some good excursions.
Many modern people use this resource. The purpose of couchsurfing is to reduce the cost of travel for tourists. You will be able to live in another country for free, and you will also get the chance to practice your language skills with a native speaker.
This allows you to save money on flights and living in another country. But there is one drawback - last minute tours are usually valid for several days, so you will need to make a quick decision about making a trip.
You will be able to move around almost for free, enjoying the many views, places, and communication with interesting people. You will see many interesting phenomena that you may not even have known about. Wonderful opportunities will open before you. You may even be able to earn extra money during your trip, which will be an added bonus.
There are various volunteer units that operate across the globe. This is, for example, "Sphere". You yourself can choose the country where you want to go and the volunteer program, for example, in childcare. There is also an AuPair program in which you will have to live with a pre-selected host family. Usually the families registered in the program are wealthy, so maybe you will be lucky not only to improve the language you are studying, but also to travel around the country with new acquaintances.