Last Updated on August 25, 2022 by Team Spinfuel
Over the years, the reputation of magic mushrooms has evolved, with their legalization in some locations being a real game-changer. The legal status has led to an increase in awareness and credibility. Psilocybin mushrooms have emerged as a wellness aid because they can treat health issues like depression, addiction, and eating disorders. While medical studies on shrooms are still in preliminary stages, they have a distant history of being used by human societies for centuries.
Wellness enthusiasts are keenly embracing shrooms for their mental health benefits. Not surprisingly, the fan following is increasing as more and more people join the bandwagon. In fact, shroom vacations are the next big thing as wellness becomes the mainstay of travel in the new normal. But you must know some facts before embarking on the healing journey with this incredible wellness aid. Let us share some tips to help you enjoy a magical vacation with magic mushrooms.
Know the Legal Status of Mushrooms
Traveling with mushrooms is much like planning a 420-friendly vacation because you must have a clear view of their legality in your destination. Remember that you must stay on the right side of the law, even when using shrooms for valid reasons. Some states have decriminalized shrooms for mental health treatment, though recreational use is still not legal (yet). Remember to check the status at your destination before planning your wellness trip. If magic mushrooms are yet to be decriminalized at a potential destination, skip it and wait for the status to change. The last thing you want to encounter is legal trouble during a holiday trip, so clear your facts in the first place.
Gain experience with shrooms
Psilocybin is medically safe, but you cannot be too sure about how it will work for you. It opens up your perception powers and takes you into a different world. You may reach a higher state of self-consciousness or feel euphoric and emotional. However, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all definition of a shroom experience. You cannot expect the same outcomes as someone you know, and you may not know what will happen unless you actually indulge in a session.
The truth is that you may not even understand things in one session. So it makes sense to gain enough experience with magic mushrooms before packing them for your trip. You will be far more confident about handling the sessions away from home once you have enough of them at home.
Find your Ideal Strain of Mushroom
Like cannabis, shrooms are available in different strains with diverse potencies and outcomes. Seasoned consumers recommend finding your ideal strain with a hit-and-trial approach. Seek advice from the retailer, or ask for recommendations from an experienced consumer.
Although you may spot your favorites, it is always better to opt for a mild alternative for sessions away from home. Strains like golden teacher mushrooms make the best travel companions because they are moderately potent. You can rely on them for the psychedelic benefits without worrying about getting too high. Consider the strain for getting the best of both worlds.
Another similarity between traveling with shrooms and cannabis is that you need to be discreet while packing them in your luggage. Making them too prominent can attract the attention of the authorities and fellow travelers. You may get into trouble even while traveling from and to a legal destination. Steer clear of unwanted attention regardless of your destination, as overconfidence can be a killer. Besides packing discreetly, you must ensure quality throughout the trip.
Pack your stash securely in plastic bags to retain its integrity and freshness. Store snugly out of sight to avoid making them visible. You can pack them in your carry-on while flying, or place the luggage in the car’s trunk on a road trip.
Stick to a low dose Mushroom at First
Dosage can make or break your shroom experience, so you must be cautious about it while traveling or at home. Experts recommend being on the safe side with dosing, regardless of your experience. Magic mushrooms deliver the best benefits with a microdosing approach, making them the safest option every time and everywhere. In fact, it is better to go extra low during your sessions away from home because you can never be too sure about how even a little extra may pan out.
Be careful about timing your sessions during the trip. Plan them at the end of the day when you can stay in your hotel room and relax. Avoid being outdoors as you may have trouble handling the outcomes. Indoors are always safe as you can rest and relax after a session with magic mushrooms.
Look for an all-inclusive wellness retreat
Another bonus tip to plan a memorable vacation with magic mushrooms is to look for an all-inclusive wellness retreat. You have good chances of finding one in a legal destination because magic mushrooms and wellness travel are in vogue. Check an exotic one overseas if you can spend more and want to splurge on an unforgettable holiday.
The good thing about opting for an all-inclusive destination is that you will get everything as a part of the package. You need not pack your stash, so you do not have to worry about hiding your shrooms under layers of clothing. Moreover, you get a safe set and setting where you can connect with like-minded shroom lovers and have great sessions with groups. You may even exchange notes and try recommendations from pros and fellow consumers. There isn’t a better way to plan a vacation with magic mushrooms, even as a newbie.
With wellness vacations emerging as a travel trend, shrooms have become a hot commodity in travel circles. You can look for a legal location to plan a trip of a lifetime, where you can connect with yourself and gain a fresh perspective on your existence. But having the best experience boils down to understanding the effects and following the rules. Also, stay ahead of the dosing rules to have a great trip and become the best version of yourself.