Travel Survival Tips
How to Survive While Traveling
In one way or another, aside from the business purpose that some
travelers pursue, traveling is known to be one outlet for the
adventurous aspect of a lot of people. Sure, traveling can be one
heck of a fun activity. However, you can never be sure of what unexpected
incidents you might encounter while enjoying the sights and
scenes during the trip.
To avoid getting caught off guard while traveling, here are a few
tips to avoid getting sick and to ensure survival while traveling:
1. Know your water.
Ever heard of the traveler's diarrhea? This condition is caused by contaminated water. Aside from
diarrhea, many other diseases abound due to contaminated water. To
prevent getting any of those water-borne diseases, make sure you
boil your drinking water for at least 10 minutes.
2. Milk will do.
Remember that thing they say regarding milk as the complete food? It
is - as long as you boil it for at least 10 minutes, too. Milk will serve as one of your best sources of nutrition.
Local processed milk products may not be safe; better
opt for a more popular brand of milk product if you find one that
Vitamins can help in warding off many different diseases. Multivitamins can be more convenient to
separate vitamins for various needs.
4. Battling extreme temperatures.
Doing your homework before going to any foreign country will save
you from a lot of trouble. These troubles may include temperature or
weather induced inconveniences. An online search for weather reports
at your destination will give you a general idea of what clothing to
Be prepared against any problem that may be caused
by the weather or temperature.
If you are to go to one of the warmer spots of the world, your
luggage will benefit a lot since you don't have to pack a heavy and
thick wardrobe. If you are about to visit a place like
Antarctica, seek expert advice to choose your clothes so you don't
over pack or leave behind those items that will be necessary for
your health and comfort
5. Taking care of your skin and eyes.
forget your bottle of moisturizer if you're going somewhere cold.
Sunscreen will be very indispensable when visiting hot and
sunny climates, too. A lotion or
anything that will ward off insects is one must-have that should
never be overlooked either. Be sure to pack a good pair of
sunglasses. Good advice,
even when you're not traveling that much, is to avoid getting sun
exposure as much as possible.