People are not born smart tourism. It's something that only comes with experience. In the beginning, you make a lot of mistakes. Then one day you start moving easily through airports and mingling with new cultures like fish meets water.
I want to speed up the process and help you avoid some mistakes (and I make a lot of them sometimes), so I've put together a list of 20 travel tips I've gathered. from my experience and mine. research, this will help you reach your full travel potential.
13 Travel Tips
1. Don't be afraid to use the map.
Looking like a traveler isn't as bad as getting lost and going to the wrong place. So get a city guide when you arrive in a city.
2 . Visit the local tourist office.
They know everything that's going on in town. They can tell you about free activities, special events happening during your stay, and everything else. Use this resource.
3 . Make extra copies of important documents.
Always make copies of your passport, insurance, travel tickets, and other important documents. Also, don't forget to email yourself a copy so you always have access to it, one way or another.
4. Lunchtime is the best time to visit the ruins.
The sites are almost empty and you will have fewer people to fight.
5. Try new foods.
Don't ask what it is. Just put it in your mouth and see if you like it. Explore the local cuisine and be captivated by a new culture. Isn't that the purpose of the trip? If you're on tiptoe, you might be missing out on some weird and delicious food.
6. Avoid taxis.
They can be expensive. Try to learn how to get around the city using local transport (train, bus, etc.).
7. City tour.
These tours will give you a good orientation and a better understanding of the city you are in.
8. Get yourself a city card.
If you are going to visit many museums and other attractions in a short time, a city pass will save you money on admission.
9. Get vaccinated.
Being sick abroad is not fun at all.
10. Free travel insurance.
Don't be stupid. If something goes wrong, you don't want to sink the bill. Travel insurance is the most important thing you get and never want to use.
11. Take pictures of people and with them.
Lots of pictures. Years from now, you'll want to look back at the adventures you've had and the nights you can't remember, and the people who made them memorable.
12. Always carry a padlock.
They are very useful, especially when you are in a dorm and need to lock your things.
13. Learn basic phrases in the language of your destination.
Locals will appreciate it and it will facilitate your exchange.