Traveling can pose unique threats to your identity and financial information. Scam artists are especially keen to prey on tourists, and unfamiliar destinations can put you at risk of stepping into a trap. Here are a few tips for protecting your finances and information whether traveling abroad or road-tripping across the country.
Many people plan trips to places around the world each year for personal and business reasons, and a lot of them will face unexpected expenses along the way. Nothing will ruin your next trip as much as the airport losing your luggage or getting sick before your departure.
How many times have you unpacked after trip abroad and realized that there’s no way in heck you’ll ever use half the stuff you bought? However, that magical 1% of souvenirs are things that actually prove useful – beautiful functional objects that will give you a positive reminder of your trip whenever you use them. Here are a few suggestions for awesome useful souvenirs to buy on your next trip.
When people visit a new country, they want to see the attractions and also have lots of fun. There’s nothing wrong with that as long as they respect the culture, the values, and the environment. If you’re oblivious to your actions, you might be another person who’s contributing to predatory tourism.
If you’re planning on traveling for two weeks or even longer-term, like several months, it might be wise to take care of your body while on your adventure. You don’t want to end your trip by finding out that you’ve packed on 20 pounds. Surviving off pot noodles and alcohol every day might sound fun, but it can lead to health problems down the line.
It’s becoming the new norm for people to move around — either for a job, or for a new relationship, or just for a change of scenery. Moving to a brand-new place can be a big adjustment, and it might take a while to acclimatize to your new surroundings.
Getting your food at a farmer’s market ensures that it’s fresh, local, and seasonal – three things that will improve anyone’s diet. Since farmer’s markets vary widely depending on what’s in season, it’s important to go in with a plan. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your local farmer’s market.