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Travelling internationally for the first time can feel liberating yet daunting at the same time. Travelling to various destinations abroad require you to be ready mentally, physically, and financially. Aside from your preparation, one of the most important factors of seamless international travel experience is the destination itself. Hence, it is highly recommended to choose your travel destination carefully for the first time.

Taman Lumbini park from the height of the temple complex Candi Borobudur at sunrise in the fog.

Perfect travel destinations for first time travelers

The reason why choosing travel destination is important for first time international trip is because it is most likely you are going to feel reluctant or afraid to do it anymore if you experience bad experience on your first time travelling abroad. Hence, it is best to start out your travel journey in a country that is easy to travel through, such as:

Indonesia

Indonesia is such a beautiful country made up of thousands of islands. There are many places you can choose as your first travel destination. The most recommended destinations include Yogyakarta, Bali, Lombok, and Bandung. There are places where foreigner or international tourists are very much welcome. Indonesian people are also friendly and compassionate. It is pretty easy to get around since transportation and accommodation are available. Modern amenities are also available for more enjoyable visit. 

Thailand

Located in Southeast Asia just like Indonesia, Thailand is also such a great destination for your first time trip abroad. Thailand is known among backpackers and budget travelers since it is relatively cheap to explore around the region in the country. Thailand also has beautiful beaches, sacred temples, authentic foods that taste heavenly, and cheap accommodation. The locals are also just friendly and very welcoming to tourists and travelers. 

New Zealand

The majority of people may prefer Australia to New Zealand. However, latter is more recommended if you look for a destination that is easy enough for first time travelers to explore through. New Zealand is more diverse and a lot cheaper than Australia. So if you travel with budget, you can do it comfortably in New Zealand. Also, for those who come from the United States, New Zealand share similar characteristics so it is unlikely to experience extreme culture shock on your first time visit. 

Slovenia

Slovenia is such a perfect destination for first time travelers. You can enjoy many things here from exploring colorful city to the snow capped mountains. Not to mention you can also witness the glimmering lakes of the Alps, stunning beaches of Piran, and many fascinating caves. You will find any kind of scenery you wish to see in Slovenia. 

Spain

If you wish your first time travel destination to be somewhere in Europe then it is highly recommended to choose Spain. It is considered one of the cheapest destination in Europe but still offer great charms to hypnotize visitors. You can find literally anything from mountain to beaches, to cosmopolitan cities, to delicious cuisines. Not to mention that it is relatively easy to get around since public transport is accessible and easy to understand.