Sometimes, we find ourselves in a situation where we cannot afford to travel abroad for vacation. Well, you are not alone. Nowadays, many people prefer to spend their vacation in their hometown rather than travelling to the expensive cities around the world. You will get to love and appreciate your hometown when you learn how to explore your hometown like a tourist.
Why not become a tourist in your hometown by creating time to visit some of the local attractions in your hometown. You will save a lot of money you would have spent elsewhere. But how does one get to explore his/her hometown like a tourist? SageTravels your one stop shop for all travel information will reveal the things that you need to do to explore your hometown like a tourist.
Visit Your Home Town Attractions
Sometimes we assume we know every part of our hometown, so there is no need touring around. There are unique places in your hometown. If you have a beach in your hometown, why not go for a boat cruising, sunbathing, picnic or even fishing for fun. Go for mountain climbing, if there is a mountain in your hometown. Visit historical places. There are so many places to visit and see things in your hometown. For instance, in my hometown, we have a golden sand beach that is good for picnic, sunbathing and fishing.
Go With Your Camera
Because you’re touring your hometown, that does not mean you should not go with a camera. Even if you don’t have a camera, use your smartphone camera. Make sure you snap as much as you can and don’t forget the selfie. *Wink*
Attend Local Events
Every community has one or two social event they do organise from time to time. Some communities organise social events like a cultural festival; music concert, wrestling etc. why not take advantage of this unique local events. It’s such a time to enjoy and explore the local community. Every December in my hometown is always a fun filled month. There are different kinds of local events that are been organise during December period. We have the football completion, Okumkpo Masquerade festival and much more.
Tour Round Your Hometown
If you can afford to hire a cab, hire it but if you cannot then walk it out. There are many things to see when you move around your hometown. Till this moment, I have not finished touring around my hometown. There are places I have never been and I keep wondering if such places are in my hometown.
Learn New Things
There are more things to learn. You can learn about the history of your hometown. A visit to the elders will do you good. Each time I visit my hometown, I make sure I learn something from my elders. You can learn how to prepare a local cuisine too.
Eat Local Food
You are in your hometown, explore it like no other. Eat your hometown local food. If possible learn how to prepare it.
There is no place like home. Explore your hometown.
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