|It can be a little jarring to return home to rekindle a routine that seems very foreign after weeks on the road in India. Travelers develop an entirely new structure to fill the days and nights. Depending on the budget level, this may include drivers, assistants, guides and caretakers catering to every need. Back at home it’s business as usual yet there are ways to keep the travel bug alive and kicking. Groups, projects or writing can be beneficial in understanding more of the people, places, history and sights seen on a journey.Customs: Do a little shopping during your travels? Find out what rules exist regarding items that can be taken out of the country and what fees you may incur.
Scrap Booking: Photo albums are boring. Ditch the boring plastic pocket holders for a unique and educational scrap book filled with personalized memories.
Facebook Groups: Multiple groups about India cater to foreign travelers either traveling to or already been to India. Catch up on new tourist destinations, add your own thoughts and potentially create a network of friends and contacts.
Plan Another Trip: Once you have an understanding of the geography, people and logistics of India, you may find an inkling to return. Themed itineraries give returning tourists numerous options to see new surroundings. And traditions as well as food vary widely between the North and South. India is a country best traveled many times to fully appreciate its beauty.
Read Blogs: Learn other people’s stories through a wide variety of blogs found by simple searches. Topics geared toward hiking and trekking, budget traveling, luxury travels, female only experiences and more are a great way to enrich your own memories.
Start a Blog: Share your experiences as well as photos with the world. Maybe you have an angle that needs expressing. Maybe your tales will be “just another blog”. Either way, there is an audience out there wanting to read about your impressions of India.
Write Reviews: Travelers find comfort in reading reviews from other travelers. Why not add to the pot? Maybe you discovered an area, hotel, eatery, or intriguing spot others haven’t yet. A well written, honest review can bring so much help to weary tourists. You might even make friends from it.