While touring with a show can be exciting and exhilarating, it can also be challenging after awhile, as the hours and miles begin to wear you down. It's often toughest during the holidays, especially if you're new to touring, as you may find yourself missing family, home, pets and loved ones then most of all.
What to do? I've got a few suggestions that just might help:
1. Embrace Your Destinations (No Matter Where You Go)!
While the romance and novelty of your first tour may bring you visions of bright lights and big cities, the reality of less glamorous destinations can be a bit of a bummer for novices. However, you may be surprised by what you discover if you embrace the spirit of touring by exploring everywhere you go.
Even if you're stuck in a less than glamorous city over the holidays? Embrace it! We can't all be in London, Paris or Geneva at Christmas -- besides, this may be your one chance to experience whatever makes your holiday pit stop unique. If you do a little research on your location, in fact, you may be surprised at what you find, at the realistic nuances that set it aside, from local natural wonders, to unique museums, historic sites or parks, and more. Give the city a chance to show you its best side, and you might just fall in love.