Remember when you were little and you had a pen pal in some foreign country, looking forward to each little hand-written letter that would show up each week or so? Remember that excitement? Well the great thing now that your older is that you can have that same excitement… and with some great benefits too (can you say free vacation)!
Indeed, pen pal clubs are not just for kids anymore. Adults all around the globe enjoy corresponding with new and interesting people on the opposite side of the planet, and they have found that doing so opens many doors they never thought imaginable – including being introduced to a fun and wild new concept of getting to vacation for free!
The first step to this process is to go ahead and get your pen pal through some great agencies like the International Pen Pal Club which you can contact by writing to the International Pen Friends, 5 Appian Way, Allston, MA 01234. They can connect you with someone who interests you and they can be anywhere in the world! There are also some other agencies out there who can do this for you as well, but just make sure to send a SASE (self addressed stamped envelope) with your inquiry.
Now that you’re getting to know your new friend, start extending invitations to them to come visit you – stating that you have free lodging/hospitality to extend to them. Soon enough, hopefully, you should get the same invitation from them! Your kind and interesting letters with lots of fun pictures of your part of the world can really invite them to want to invite and entertain you – opening up some very interesting travel and vacation experiences to you (not to mention the new friend you’re making)!
Often, your new friend will care for your lodging, meals, transportation, and some other items. Probably the only thing you will have to pay for, though not always, is your flight over there. But that is a great deal if you think about it! And a whole new world of experiences is now open to you!