How to Make Boring Train Journeys Exciting

10:57 PM Jhon 2 Comments

We all at some point or another will need to take a train journey to somewhere far off, and this will obviously involve a long train journey. Long train journeys can be the worst if you do not know what you need to be doing. It can get boring, frustrating and can even annoy you to a large extent. Once you have a boring train journey, you start to get a bad feeling towards train journeys and you won’t feel like doing it again.

There are many things you can do to avoid this whole situation. You can make your train journeys more interesting by doing the following –

Order Great Food

Do not ever eat boring food on a train as it will add to the dullness of the whole journey. Always order great food that can help you in mitigating the boredom of a long journey. There is many a good railway restaurant that can help you to get the best kind of food that will not bore you to death on an already boring train journey. These restaurants also serve food that is of great quality and so you do not need to worry about the health factors. Many people are afraid to eat food that you get on a train in fear of falling sick. But, you do not need to do so when you are ordering quality food.

Charge Your Phone

Your mobile phone can be a great means to preclude boredom on a long train journey. You can set up gaming apps to pass time on the journey. But most of these gaming apps are very battery hungry, this means that it is difficult to play for a long time and still keep the phone alive. So, you will need to make sure that you have completely charged your phone and hence can play for a longer time.

You can also use the messenger apps on your mobile phone to text your friends and find out what they are up to in life instead of just sitting quietly on the train.

Great music on your phone can also help you to make sure that you do not get bored easily on a train journey that can last for more than 10 to 15 hours.

Socialize with New People

One of the best things to do to pass time when on a train is to socialize with the other people that are in your compartment. This way you will get to know a few more people who are also heading to the place that you are heading to and it will also help you to spend your time in a productive way and not get bored all the time. But make sure you are careful in checking who you are talking to as some people can be dangerous.

Therefore, now you know how to make sure that you are not going to get bored on a long train journey. So, do not fear these train journeys, just go and enjoy them to the fullest!


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  2. Nice suggestions!! Phone is the only thing that can kill your boring throughout the journey if you have full charged battery.
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