Enjoy Healthy, Exciting, Hassle Free Holidays – 20 Travel Tips

‘Holidaying’ is an exhilarating experience. St. Augustine remarked, “The world is a vast book and those who do not travel read just only one page in it”. Holidays and vacations give everybody a break from the daily stress that gets accumulated from our everyday work and household responsibilities. It should help us relax completely and unwind for a fresh innings both at work and home. But, unfortunately, on many occasions, the holidays and vacations, that are meant to fun, exciting and hassle-free, turns out to be a very unpleasant and nightmarish experience. This is mainly due to the fact that most holidays are not planned well or people do not seek any advice on holidays and vacations.

There is enough evidence to prove that most travelers do not receive enough and accurate pre-departure travel advice while they are planning holidays. It is very important that every traveler should receive adequate advice on the potential hazards in the chosen destination and how best to protect their health and minimize the risk of acquiring diseases overseas. A good planning, appropriate preventive measures, and careful precautions can substantially reduce the risk of illnesses, diseases and accidents, and others untoward incidents. This will ensure that the holidays are healthy, relaxed and stress-free.

We all agree that the benefits of holidays and vacations are numerous but researches show that majority of people do not have time or make time for holidays. Regular holidays will not just unwind people from the accumulated stress of our hectic life but also will improve overall mental and psychological well-being of an individual in the long-term. Many studies have shown that regular holidays can lead to longer and healthier life, improves mental health, revamps relationships and improve self-confidence.

Having worked as a medical practitioner for over 20 years, I always encourage and motivate my patients to take holidays and vacations. I also make sure that they are adequately prepared for their travel before they leave for their destinations. I have developed 20 travel tips which many travelers have found to be useful and also serves as a check-list before departure. Perhaps this may be useful to the readers as well.

20 TRAVEL TIPS: A MUST-KNOW FOR ALL TRAVELERS

  • Plan your holidays well and in advance
  • Always research your destination
  • Choose right time and season
  • Discuss with all travel members and other agents
  • Plan your budget very well
  • See doctor in time for check up and advice
  • Get travel vaccination and preventative medicines
  • Get comprehensive travel insurance done
  • Book flights, hotels, cars in advance
  • Obtain International Driving Permit
  • Know how to prevent mosquito bites
  • Know how to prevent water and food-borne diseases
  • Know what STDs are and how to prevent them
  • Know about travelling with medical conditions
  • Keep contact lenses ready and get dental check up done
  • Understand local customs and rules
  • Obey rules and regulation of the country
  • No drug trafficking or child sex crimes during holidays
  • Do not carry dangerous and prohibited goods
  • Always carry a Traveler’s Kit

It is clear from these 20 tips that, in order to enjoy a relaxed fun-filled holidays, a meticulous planning, taking due care of health and medical issues, and getting adequate information and advice on travel-related issues are important components of healthy, exciting and hassle-free holidays and vacations.

Travelling and Vacation Tips – How to Plan Out An Awesome Vacation Fishing Trip!

If you are going on vacation and you want to include a fishing trip you will need to make sure that you have it well planned out and know where you will be taking your holidays so you can include your fishing trip. You will need to make sure that you have all the right supplies so that you can enjoy yourself while you relax while fishing on your vacation.

First things first – decide upon where you want to take your fishing trip. How long you plan to be on this fishing vacation will depend upon how much time you have and how far you are going. You also might want to take into consideration the kind of fish that you are interested in catching.

You also will need to figure out if you are going to want to stay in a hunting and fishing lodge, in a campground or stay at a nearby hotel or motel. All of this will depend upon how much money you are wanting to spend on your trip. You should also ask the potential lodgings such as the lodge, hotel or campground host when the best time to fish in their area is and then plan your trip around those dates.

Once you know where you are going and when, you should sit down and make out a list of the things you are going to need for your trip. You will need to include your fishing tackle, the bait, your rods and reels, a container for the fish you plan to catch and all other items to help make your fishing experience more enjoyable. If you have decided to camp then you will need to include those supplies as well. Your tent, sleeping bags, cooking stove, lantern, cooking utensils, eating utensils, food and so on.

Next you will need all of the papers required for fishing and this will include the right fishing license you will need for the area that you will be going to. You will need your driver’s license and a boat registration if you are bringing a boat too. You might want to call the local area and find out if they require anything other than what you already have, just to be safe. You’d hate to be out there fishing and relaxing and have someone come by and ask you for something that you don’t have. Not a good way to end your fishing trip.

Once you get to your destination, check in with whoever you will be staying with and set up depending on whether your accommodation is a room or a lodge or hotel or if it’s a campground. Make sure that you have everything you need to get out there and fish, if not get the items you need at a local store and go off and have a relaxing time just you, nature and the fish.