travelers getting lost can be one of their greatest fears.
handle it right though, it can offer you many good things and can enhance your
1) You improve your problem solving
You’ve been wandering around an unknown country or town? Don’t panic!
Grab the map and learn how to read it! You will get to know the names of the
streets and you will learn how to navigate much better and get to your desired
destination by many ways. It will
be easier also to commute.
2) You highlight your positive characteristics –or the opposite too!-
For most travelers, getting lost can bring out their inner –social
personality- as they will have to ask people for directions or information,
while this is a great opportunity for them to meet new friends.
On the other hand , when bringing yourself outside your comfort
zone you react in ways that you can’t control your reactions. Others get really
stressed or scared, others are calm, others become frustrated but most of the
times most travelers are just overreacting. So, think about your reactions the next time
you travel, be calm and «enjoy the ride».
3) You get into more adventures.
Afterall, that’s what travelling is worth for. Gaining experiences from
the unexpected. It is okay if you lose your road back to your place or miss the
last bus for the next city, you can make the best stories out of these. So view
your loss as an opportunity, not a drawback.
4) Like the rules, the travel plans can
Alright, things didn’t go as you planned. Take
advantage of the situation and search for other map coordinates. Go with the
flow and just relax. Traveling is all about enjoying each route you have, not
cursing any difficulties that come across your way. So, be positive and embrace