Have you or are you thinking about planning a trip this year? You are not alone! The outlook for travel this year is a high priority for many Americans. At the beginning of 2022, “just over 80% of Americans were looking forward to traveling in the next 12 months—the highest level since the start of the pandemic.” This eagerness to travel is apparent in the fact that 54% of Americans would like to travel to a new destination. Where would you like to travel to this year?
Whether you are traveling stateside or abroad this summer, don’t forget that your local library has first-rate resources for your travel adventures. Check out Fodor’s, Frommer’s, and more ebook travel guides online here for travel within the United States. Check out over 500 + ebook travel guides such as Lonely Planet for Europe here. If you haven’t decided upon a travel destination, make sure you check out this article for places to visit in 2022. So far this year, we see fewer border closings and more freedom to move about from country to country with fewer covid restrictions. Most people will agree with this sentiment that “2022 is the year to get back out there and turn your dream trips into reality.”
Thinking about traveling to a foreign country? Need to pick up some basic phrases in their native tongue? Your local library offers free language courses via Mango Languages. Find over 70 plus languages to study and log in with your library card to keep track of your progress.
Don’t forget your passport! The Waldorf West Branch offers Passport Services several times a week, and you can visit us online here to make a passport appointment. Please read this important information to find out what you need to bring and do before your passport appointment.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.