Every year we promise ourselves we’re going to shift that weight, do some charity work, see our friends more and stop dwelling on the past. And although we might have a good January, it rarely lasts longer than that unfortunately!
So instead, why not set yourself a goal that you’ll actually look forward to doing? We’ve got a few suggestions of what you can make of your 2018, let us know which one you fancy!
1) See a Little More Culture
We often plan holidays with the best of intentions, like visiting the Roman Colosseum or York’s Cathedral, but is it ever any more than a quick walk round then back to the shops and bars? Why not make a commitment that when you go away this year, you’ll dedicate a day to learning about the place you’re staying, enjoying genuine local cuisine and asking tour guides as many questions as possible?
2) Explore Your Back Yard
With air travel being so affordable these days, it’s easy to forget about the beautiful and interesting places we have right here in the UK. That’s not to say you shouldn’t take some time away, but why not take a look at what’s going on a couple of hours away one week this year? You might be surprised at what you find!
3) Sit Back and Relax
Are you a bit of a workaholic or an adventurer? The type of person who needs a holiday after your holiday? Vacations are all about relaxing, so cut yourself some slack! You might think sunbathing’s not for you, but there’s normally a pool involved if you get bored, and if that doesn’t work, there’s always the bar…
4) Visit Somewhere Brand New
Big fan of that resort in Benidorm or going to Florida every other year? Maybe 2018’s the time to broaden your horizons. It’s not like you can’t go back to your old haunts, of course, but there’s something great about exploring the unknown. Visit other hot climates if you like your all-inclusive holidays, or go on an American road trip around some of the major cities.
5) Find Some Adventure
Adventure holidays are all the rage these days, with everything from rock climbing to kayaking available to take part in. These experiences can be exhilarating, pumping you with adrenaline from the real or perceived risk. While they’re not the most relaxing of holidays, you’ll definitely get something new out of them.
So that’s our top 5, but can you think of any others? What travel resolution have you promised yourself for 2018?