Category Archives: Travel Tips

Following the Protocol: 4 Steps to Take After Getting Involved in a Boating Accident

Boating accidents usually take place due to someone’s negligence. Commonly, alcohol consumption has been linked to numerous boating accidents, while heat exhaustion, inexperienced boat operators and poor weather conditions are among the major causes of these kinds of accidents as well. According to the United States Coast Guard, seventy percent of fatalities resulting from boating accidents include drowning victims. That is why life jackets are crucial when engaging in boating activities. If you happen to find yourself in this situation, you need to know what steps to take. Here are 4 steps to consider when you are involved in a boating accident. Continue reading Following the Protocol: 4 Steps to Take After Getting Involved in a Boating Accident

4 Top Tips on Having a Smoother Trip When Travelling

There’s no denying how fun and enjoyable it can be to travel. Not only will you get to see sights that you may have never seen before, but you’ll also get to learn about other cultures and try out new cuisines too. It’s an effective way to unwind and be momentarily free of all the responsibilities that daily life often entails. However, travelling can also be fraught with plenty of decisions that can affect both the experience and as well as your expenditure. To this end, here are a few top tips that should help you have a smoother trip when travelling. Continue reading 4 Top Tips on Having a Smoother Trip When Travelling

Wrap Your Head Around Financial Risk Management Before Traveling

For the smart traveler, finances are going to be in the central core of the decision making process regarding who, what, when, where, how, and why. Yes, the full gamut, and each of those pieces is going to discreetly interact with money and the risks of spending. Continue reading Wrap Your Head Around Financial Risk Management Before Traveling

Balancing The Risks On Your Next Adventure

Adventure by definition is an exciting or very unusual experience. We as humans, tend to look at the positive side of that word adventure. Maybe it is our sense of self-preservation that keeps our sense of adventure in line and on the safer side of things. By its very nature, though, the adventure has to entail some risk, or where would the excitement exist. The risk component has to involve a psychological or physical exposure to some danger, or there is no risk.  Psychological risk involves emotional, social, moral or functional risk. In an adventure situation, the perceived threat provides the adventure. Physical risk can include two primary stages, known physical risk, and unknown physical risk. Continue reading Balancing The Risks On Your Next Adventure

5 Reasons to learn a foreign language when you travel

Being a language lover myself, I find almost any excuse good enough for starting to learn even a few phrases in a new, foreign language. Whether it’s communicating with friends and family or understanding art and music – the list can go on. Nevertheless, the unequivocally best reason for me to start learning new languages are my travels. Being able to speak a foreign language in a country you’re visiting can bring a number of exciting situations and great benefits. Visiting a place you have never seen before can be extremely captivating, and what better way of immersing yourself fully than with a language skill in-hand? Continue reading 5 Reasons to learn a foreign language when you travel