Posted by on Nov 3, 2012 in Planning

Travel does not have to be stressful if you plan well. Some people get very nervous when they have to go on a trip as they feel that they will forget something and their travel could be a disaster. However if you plan well, then you can soon become a seasoned pro at travelling and you will not fear any travel hazard. This article will give you a few tips to improve your travel.

The first thing that comes to mind when you have to travel is packing. You should first take a pen and paper and make a detailed list of all the items that you will require on your trip. You should also carry basic medicines with you if you are going on a long trip. Try to minimize the amount of clothes that you are carrying by mixing and matching your wardrobe. You should be able to wear your garments at least 2-3 times on a trip before they need washing.

If you are travelling by air for a long duration, then it is very important to stay hydrated throughout the trip. Long distance air travel dehydrates your body and hence it is important to avoid excessive alcoholic drinks during your trip. Do also make it a point to get up from your seat and take a few steps every few hours. This will improve the blood circulation in your body. All these tips will ensure that you don’t suffer from severe jet lag problems once you reach your destination.

One thing I don’t leave without on any trip is my digital camera. It is important to capture all your important moments so that you can relive those memories long after you have returned from your trip.Before you go on your trip, ensure that you have carried sufficient memory cards and batteries for your camera. You should also download all your previous photographs on your computer and carry a blank chip so that you can take maximum photographs on your current trip.

You should also do some research on the modes of local transport in the country that you are visiting. Hailing a cab for each trip may turn out to be quite expensive. You should explore other options such as trains and buses. You will not only save on some costs but also get an opportunity to enjoy the other modes of travel. Some of the routes are very scenic and it may make much better sense to travel by bus as you will be able to enjoy the natural beauty.