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Elevate Your Adventures: Practical Travel Affirmations for Every Journey

If you’ve flipped through my recent book “60 AFFIRMATIONS for Travel,” part of my new Mindful & Intentional Traveler series, you know I’m all about infusing positivity into our journeys. Being mindful and intentional about our travels can greatly enhance our experiences, allowing us to get the most out of every adventure. 

Today, let’s dive into some practical travel affirmations that’ll keep us grounded, boost our spirits, and make our adventures even more unforgettable.

1. Embrace New Experiences

“With each step, I’m open to new adventures and ready to soak up every moment. I trust that the universe has some incredible experiences in store for me on this journey.”

2. Gratitude for the Journey

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to explore the world and all its wonders. From breathtaking landscapes to unexpected encounters, I appreciate every little thing that makes travel so special.”

3. Be Here Now

“I’m here, right now, fully present and ready to embrace whatever comes my way. I let go of worries about the past and future, focusing instead on the beauty of this moment.”

4. Foster Connections

“I’m open to connecting with fellow travelers and locals alike, knowing that each encounter brings something valuable. Whether it’s a shared story or a new friendship, I’m grateful for every connection made on the road.”

5. Embrace Adventure

“I’m ready to step outside my comfort zone and dive headfirst into adventure. Whether it’s trying new foods or exploring off-the-beaten-path destinations, I’m all in for whatever comes my way.”

6. Adapt and Be Flexible

“I’m flexible and adaptable, ready to roll with whatever the journey throws at me. From flight delays to itinerary changes, I trust that there are some things I have no control over, and I’m always up for the adventure.”

7. Celebrate Diversity

“I celebrate the diversity of cultures and perspectives I encounter on my travels. Each new destination brings its own unique charm, and I’m grateful for the chance to learn and grow from every experience.”

8. Find Inner Peace

“I carry a sense of inner peace with me wherever I go, knowing that I can find calm amidst the chaos of travel. I make, and take, moments to breathe, center myself, and appreciate the beauty of the world around me.”

9. Home is Where the Heart Is

“No matter where my travels take me, I carry the love and warmth of home in my heart. Whether I’m exploring far-off lands or returning to familiar places, I know that home is wherever I am.”


So there you have it, fellow DRIFTERS – a collection of practical travel affirmations to keep us grounded, uplifted, and ready for whatever comes our way. Whether you’re jetting off to a new destination or exploring your own backyard, remember to keep these affirmations close to heart and let them guide you on your journey. 

Safe travels, and may your adventures be filled with joy, wonder, and endless discovery!


Be sure to get your copy of 60 AFFIRMATIONS for Travel as well as my most recent book, Travel Activity Book for Adults: GRATITUDES Edition.

If you’d like to join me on a future small group experience (all of my trips have been 5-star rated by past clients), be sure to download a list of my upcoming trips, including to Mexico’s Copper Canyon, Northern Spain, France’s Dordogne, India, Vietnam, Antarctica, and others.


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The post Elevate Your Adventures: Practical Travel Affirmations for Every Journey appeared first on Continental DRIFTER.

For more than 15 years, I've been organizing and leading small-group cultural tours around the world. These trips are specifically designed for active Baby Boomers and have all been 5-star rated and reviewed by my past clients.

Just some of the locations I continue to lead trips to include Antarctica, Cuba, Mexico's Copper Canyon, Cambodia, India, Vietnam, and throughout the Mediterranean (Spain, Italy, France, Portugal) and others (Armenia & Georgia and Finnish & Swedish Lapland).

During these trips, I love to share off-the-beaten-path locations and unique experiences, such as olive oil and caviar tastings, wine and spirit tastings, foodie tours and market walks, cooking classes and demonstrations, and when possible, I always introduce my clients to the local people, often getting into their homes and places of business to see how they live and work. We use expert local guides to be our interpreters, offer local history, answer questions, and provide us with insights into the local customs and more.

My YouTube channel, The Continental DRIFTER® ( is where I share travel and photography tips with a large list of mature travelers who have remained loyal to my brand throughout the years.

I always say, "Life's too short not to travel!"

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