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Making Your Mundane Magical: How To Bring Adventure and Curiosity to Your Everyday Routine

As much as we love to travel and explore new places from time to time, it’s the mundane moments in our everyday lives that make up the majority of our days. Most of us have to work, take care of our families, clean the house, pay bills, run errands, and just generally keep life ticking along.

So in what ways can we recreate the feeling of being on an adventure in our everyday lives? Here’s how people around the world escape the monotony and add an element of travel to their lives.

There are so many amazing vlogs about every type of food, country, and city that might be interesting to visit. With the help of these vlogs, one individual said they like to update their Google map with places they found in videos and might go to on their next visit.


“Learning a foreign language helps scratch that itch,” someone says, noting that it can be free or cheap. With a new language comes travel opportunities and the potential to earn.

Learn a Foreign Language

The travel lover referred to at the opening admits to going to a new coffee shop and talking to strangers. That way, they meet a new person and leave their comfort zone. In addition, they find it therapeutic rotating art exhibits, which they find to be special.

Connecting With Strangers

Another user narrates that they began picking a city/town approximately an hour or less from home and spending the day there as if they were tourists. Interestingly, they’ve discovered many new hikes and little farmer’s markets, art galleries, cafes, and local events without spending $$ on overnight.

Visiting Nearby Cities

“Sometimes I look at international grocery store products online, but once a year, I get myself a mystery subscription box,” someone comments. Some subscription boxes send snacks from a different country every month.

Looking at International Grocery Stores

One person in the forum suggested that rather than eating out, it can be fun to try and recreate a favorite dish from a prior travel destination at home. So they brought more of the places they’ve visited back home with them in the form of recipes from rare and distinctive cookbooks they picked up on their travels.

Exploring Foreign Dishes in Your Home

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