If you find the idea of travel daunting, focus on a destination that interests you, and gather information that focuses on that place specifically. There are so many places to see, that one can get lost in the sea of information. Once you decide on a target destination, limit your research and lower your stress.
Before one is about to travel they should consider how they are going to pack. When packing one should always think about leaving one bag, suitcase, or other luggage partially empty. By leaving extra space there will always be room for more things that one may pick up while traveling such as souvenirs.
Instead of putting your liquids in a plastic bag to prevent them from leaking, try unscrewing the lid and putting a piece of plastic from a grocery bag over the top and screwing the lid on over it. … Read the rest
When traveling to a foreign country, it is a great idea to befriend some locals. Locals can give you unique and inside perspectives on the culture, and take you to places that are off the beaten path. This article will give you some tips about how to make friends with the locals next time you travel.
When flying, always have a bottle of water handy. Drinking plenty of fluids will ensure that your body stays hydrated during the flight. The air inside the cabin is extremely dry, playing havoc with your body. Don’t substitute alcohol or caffeine for water, as this can make dehydration worse.
Before undergoing any major traveling, make sure you get plenty of rest the night before you leave. A lack of sleep can cause you to make poor decisions and causes forgetfulness. The consequences of bad choices when traveling are far more severe, … Read the rest
Following on from our tongue-in-cheek “cheap sex” article, we decided to revisit the fascinating topic of dating Japanese girls and guys in Tokyo. The language barriers and cultural differences can make for some interesting, frustrating and entertaining mishaps, especially for those new to Japan. So myself, Grace (famous for her “My Japanese Husband Thinks I’m Crazy” story) and Martin of Asian Dating Monthly have put our heads together and distilled our combined two decades of Japanese dating experience to bring you these top tips.
In Japan it’s not uncommon for singles to spend hundreds of thousands of yen on “konkatsu” (婚活) or marriage hunting services! However we don’t think you need to allocate more than a few hundred yen for your dating budget, so save yourself and your potential mate all the expenses by observing our top dating tips below.
1. The Easiest Place to Meet… Read the rest
Your next vacation should be relaxing and stress free. You have worked hard and paid a lot of money to spend that time doing what you want to do where you want to do it. Let us help put your mind at ease with these simple steps that you can take to ensure your happiness, while traveling.
If you are a woman traveling overnight on business, be sure that the blouses and underthings you wear and bring can be washed in the sink and hung up or blow-dried. Missed luggage and/or connections can mean you arrive at a hotel late at night, with only the clothes on your back to wear the next day. Lightweight, wrinkle-free polyester or microfiber blouses and tops can be washed and hung up, and will be dry in the morning, as will all your lingerie.
When traveling with a dog, remember that most … Read the rest
You’ve done it. You have booked that trip that you have always wanted. That’s great! Or maybe it’s a trip that is related to work or family business. You probably have a lot of questions on what to do, what to pack, etc. Listed below are some tips that will help you get started with your traveling plans.
When traveling, it is important to make sure your airline will suit your needs. Different airlines maintain different niches. Some are inexpensive, some provide superior service, and some cater to far more destinations than others. Before you book any trip by airplane, research different airlines first. It will save you a headache.
Make your travel arrangements way ahead of your trip. There are many things that cost money while traveling and many of them are cheaper when purchased ahead of time. Do your best to minimize last minute spending to … Read the rest
Going on trips of any kind requires some advance research. You want to make the most of your time, and your money, as well as have the maximum amount of pleasure while away. This article has tips that will help you have a great trip.
When selecting a destination for your travels, keep abrest of the recent news. Picking locations that are in high levels of turmoil may not be the best idea. However, don’t let over-anxious friends and relatives talk you out of a trip to a safe destination that has recently been the victim of some kind of attack.
If you are a woman traveling overnight on business, be sure that the blouses and underthings you wear and bring can be washed in the sink and hung up or blow-dried. Missed luggage and/or connections can mean you arrive at a hotel late at night, with … Read the rest
Are you worried about planning your next trip? It may just seem like it will be quite a hassle; however, it really does not have to be like that. The following article has expert travel tips to help you out.
Be respectful and patient towards security checkpoints and customs officials. In most cases, these exist for your safety. If not, being upset still won’t help you get through any faster. In fact, making a fuss at the security checkpoint is almost always a ticket to the express lane for the extra search.
Before you travel internationally, learn where your country’s embassies and consulates are in your destination country. These are not resources for the casual traveler. Hopefully you will never need them. If you find yourself in legal trouble, though, consulates and embassies can provide vital assistance in navigating unfamiliar and unfriendly legal waters.
If you are traveling … Read the rest
Preparing for travel has a lot to do with your budget, and finding low cost options for your trip isn’t impossible. While you prepare to get going, you want to know that you are making the right decisions, from your transportation to your accommodations during your trip – all which can be found easier if you use this article and the tips that are given to you.
Make sure that you fill any prescriptions that you take on a regular basis before you leave town on a trip. Running out of medication while visiting a new place can be both stressful and expensive as you have to track down a pharmacy that can fill your prescription for you.
If you’re worried about travelling alone, especially if you’re a female, you should consider taking some self-defense classes before you go. This way you can learn basic ways to get … Read the rest
by Rayan M.
How well informed are you about travel? Have you created a travel plan for you and your family? If you are currently using a system or plan, do you have need to improve on your travel planning strategies and provisions? What would you do in the case of emergencies or unplanned delays? Read the tips below if you do not have an answer to one or all of these questions.
Before travelling, make sure you check the projected weather for your destination. You don’t want to be stuck with nothing but winter clothes during a heat wave or only shorts and tank-tops during a blizzard. Purchasing new clothing while on vacation may not only be expensive, but you might not have room in your luggage to take everything home with you!
Pack lightly when traveling. People always tend to pack much more than is necessary, and end … Read the rest
When you have decided upon a trip for yourself or for your family, there are so many things that you will need to consider in the time leading up to your trip and the items that you will need to bring with you. This article is helpful with rich tips full of information that will make preparing for your trip much easier.
When traveling, it’s important to pack light. Pack items within other items (rolled-up socks and underwear inside your shoes, for example). If possible, bring knitted or microfiber garments that you can roll up tightly in your bag. Always bring clothes you can wash in the hotel sink and hang to dry if necessary. Roll all garments instead of folding.
Leave what valuables you can at home and don’t take them on your trip. If you decide to bring valuables, you could lose them, or they could even be … Read the rest