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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Travelers

3 New Year’s Resolutions for Travelers

Call yourself an adventurer? Keep these three tips in mind for 2016

If you love travel, these three resolutions are an absolute must for the coming year. Check them out here.

2016 might be in full swing, but it’s not too late for avid travelers to make a resolution that may change their year for the better. Here are three you should consider keeping in mind for the next 12 months and beyond.

Get to know the city you call home.

Travel wish lists abound these days — places like Iceland, the Maldives, and Switzerland seem to be calling the name of every aspiring adventurer. But to truly get to know oneself, you should appreciate where you find yourself during your off days — the “run-of-the-mill” parts of life. And once you start exploring your home city or state, you’ll probably see that where you live out most of your days couldn’t be further from “run-of-the-mill.” Go on weekend trips around the area, take your friends camping, and spend a day visiting all the touristy destinations around the town you live in.

Give traveling alone a try.

Many travelers shy away from exploring alone due to fears of loneliness, but more often than not, those who have done it find it’s an opportunity for self-discovery and immeasurable growth. You’ll discover new facets of yourself, as well as building confidence and trust in yourself as a capable leader. Another plus? You don’t have to worry about anyone else’s agenda. If you want to spend an extra hour looking at Egyptian artifacts at a museum, you spend that extra hour, and there’s no need to apologize or answer to anyone else. You also have the opportunity to make a lot of new friends, and sometimes it’s easier to fully dive into those friendships when you’re by yourself. If you’re worried about safety, never fear — the most important tip you can follow is to constantly be aware. Learn a few self-defense moves just in case, research the shady areas of your destination and stay away from them, stick to public areas, and follow your instincts. Immediately leave a situation where you feel unsafe.

Try not to over-plan.

If you describe yourself as a “planner,” you’re probably familiar with the overwhelming urge to schedule every moment of your trip from start to finish. But methodically checking off a long list of landmarks and must-see sights probably won’t bring you as much happiness as living in the moment and leaving room for new experiences that come up, like seeing a flyer for an intriguing concert that night or getting invited by new friends to go dancing. It’s always prudent to research your destination ahead of time to find out what you want to see, but make sure you leave room for the spontaneous gifts life can surprise you with.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.


55+ Achievable New Year's Resolutions for Healthier and Happier Living

Yes, diets and workouts are on the list &mdash but what about happiness and peace in your life?

Your plans for New Year's 2021 are going to be a lot different than what they used to be &mdash you may be trading in a New Year's Eve party for more time on the couch in front of a festive New Year's movie &mdash and your resolutions may look different, too. It's still tradition to decide on a few New Year's resolutions before the ball drops on December 31, and this year, a renewed focus on your health may be top of mind. Or, you may be tired thinking about meals or your waistline, in which case you'll turn your sights on your mental health, or your sleep routine, or the mess in your living room &mdash or the mess of your closet!

This year, fill your resolution list with easy, good-for-you goals. Try one of these simple lifestyle tweaks each day, and you'll not only jumpstart a healthier body and mind &mdash you'll feel fantastic and so psyched to make 2021 a much better year than ever before. There are tips here that will calm you down and ease your stress, help your skin glow, and organize the crazy in your life &mdash maybe you'll even pick up a cute new daily planner to stay on track! You'll find easy ways to squeeze a little more fitness into your busy days and sane strategies for decluttering. And if you are looking for ways to lose weight, we've got some surprising, fresh ideas that will help you get there.

This year, it's time to put you first. For even more "new year, new you" inspiration, don't miss these inspirational New Year's quotes.

If there's one New Year's resolution that will help you the most in the long run, it's making a vow to save more money. Before you head back to the office, outline a budget that works for you &mdash and make a plan for how you'll stick to it. Apps like Mint and You Need a Budget (YNAB) can help you do this as painlessly as possible.

Everyone wants to eat healthier in the new year, but you should also try to eat more diverse foods. After all, variety is the spice of life. This year, choose an easy dinner recipe you've never tried before at least once a week. Pick up a copy of our Easy 30-Minute Dinners cookbook for 85 new ideas that you can try every week this year.

January is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a new book. Keep yourself accountable to this New Year's resolution by opening a Goodreads account and reviewing each book you read. By next year, you'll have a clear snapshot of how well you accomplished this goal.