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November 2, 2017

ETA: Using Your Travel Time Productively

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For a lot of avid travelers, one of the worst things about your hobby is the time you have to spend sitting around. Unfortunately, a lot of places around the world don’t have super fast transport systems to get people around, instead relying on older methods which can take a long time. For a lot of people, this can feel wasted, and this is a shame, as it doesn’t have to be this way. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the different ways you can make your traveling time more productive.



  • Handle Your Work



Even while you’re traveling, it’s likely that you’ll have to deal with at least a little bit of work. Whether you have emails to respond to or documents to write, your phone should be all you need to get these jobs done during your time in transit. Of course, along with a phone, you will also need a good internet connection to ensure that your work can be done with stability. You should never rely too much on being able to get work done while abroad. But, if you get the chance, this could save you loads of time when you get home.



  • Engage In Some Study



Along with the work you have to do, a lot of people could also use their time on trains, planes, and in cars to get some learning under their belt. Thanks to distance learning companies improving over the last few years, you no longer need an internet connection to do your work. As long as you prepare for it beforehand, you could complete a complex program like an engineering management master degree all while moving around the world. Before you choose to do something like this, it’s always worth making sure you’re going to have time. Even while in transit, there will probably be things you’d like to see around you.



  • Make Some Money



It’s time to start thinking about money again, and how you can use your time traveling to make some. Running a business like a blog gives you the chance to get set up for free, without any client commitments which could impact your adventure. It will take some time to build something like into a website a lot of people use. But, during your travels, you may get enough time to make some big money, and you won't have to pay for any of it.



  • Keep In Touch With Loved Ones



Finally, as the last thing on this list, it;s time to think about the people you’ve left at home. While you’re on an adventure, it can be very easy to forget about the people you love, as you get consumed by excitement and wonder. Of course, though, they will want to hear about the success of your trip. There are loads of ways to communicate with people in the modern age, so it’s just a matter of finding the very best for you.


Hopefully, this post will inspire you to start working harder to use your travel time more productively. A lot of people will use this time for sleep or rest, ignoring the potential it has to make their life easier. But, even if you’re just catching up with friends, you may as well use this time as best you can.

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