Camping can be a nightmare if you're unprepared. Pack the essentials so you'll be ready for anything when you're in the wild.
Before you leave find out about the environment you’ll be camping in. You should know in advance whether you’ll be camping in a sandy area, in rocky terrain or in an area with heavy vegetation. Pack a water-resistant, easy-to-assemble tent suitable for your location.
Make sure you pack a sleeping bag that is appropriate for the weather conditions. If you’ll be Read more [...]
Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday in May. However, if you’re running out of time, you can still plan a great last-minute trip.
You need to be flexible when choosing a destination. If you end up looking for a room at the last minute, you might not be able to find one at your first-choice destination. But you may be able to find a good deal at second or even third choice destinations. You could think about traveling to Canada for the weekend. Canada doesn’t celebrate Memorial Day Read more [...]
Deciding where to locate your campsite is a little less challenging when you keep the following tips in mind.
You will need to explore the area thoroughly while there is still plenty of daylight. So much sure you get there during the day.
Once you are there you should look for resources that make camping easier and avoid dangerous landscape. You will also need ot make sure there is a nearby source of water. While you are scouting out the area, e on the lookout for potential hazards such as Read more [...]
Unfortunnately in the age of the internet, travel scams from bogus agencies are common. Follow this advice to learn how to check if a travel agency is reputable to avoid being taken advantage of.
You should go to the website of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the world’s largest travel professional association and then you can search their membership directory for certified agents according to specialties including destinations, travel lifestyles and tour packages served. For international Read more [...]
You can enjoy nature while taking advantage of some old camping tricks and new comforts.
Pack clothing and protection: pack extra clothing for all sorts of weather, including rain gear and extra boots. Remember to pack sunscreen, bug sprays, and a first-aid kit. Nothing is less comfortable than suffering burns, bites, and injuries. If you drink a tablespoon of white vinegar three times daily for the week before your trip, as well as during the trip, this will help to keep the mosquitoes away.
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If you want to volunteer in a foreign country, here you can learn about opportunities to volunteer your skills. Sponsors include government agencies, charitable and religious non-profit organizations and university programs.
Before you do anything else, you need to assess the value of your personal skills as applied to a foreign country’s needs. Common occupations in demand include English as a second language teachers, construction workers and healthcare professionals.
Next you should honestly Read more [...]
Take a hike! But don’t forget to bring along your trekking poles. These lightweight poles can reduce the pressure on your lower back, joints, knees, and feet by as much as 25 pounds, helping you go the distance.
Before you start you need to adjust the poles properly so the grips are level with your elbows. When your hands are in position, your arms will be at about a 90 degree angle. This position is best for walking on flat terrain. Now you have to lock the poles in place.
Don’t let trekking Read more [...]
When camping, the risk of food spoilage can be minimized if you keep these tips in mind.
Sounds logical but do try to keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold. Most food bacteria stop growing at temperatures below 40 degrees Fahrenheit and above 140 degrees Fahrenheit. The in-between range is the danger zone.
Practice good hygiene. Bacteria present on raw meat can spread to other foods if juices are allowed to drip from packages, hands, or utensils.
Transport food in the cold state. It is Read more [...]
Being romantic might be difficult in your everyday life, but on vacation it can be a whole lot easier. A getaway is just what you need to become fluent in the language of love.
Plan the trip together and include activities that you’ll both love. This should be about strengthening the connection between you and your partner, and anticipating the trip together will bring you closer.
Spend some quality time in your room. Order room service and spend the whole day “getting to know each other.” Read more [...]
Whether you dream of faraway lands or places closer to home, you can show off the wonders of the world anywhere to any number of tourists.
One of the most important things to do is to plan every detail from the time your guests arrive to the time they leave. Write and distribute a clear itinerary so everyone knows what to expect. However be a little flexible and make room for spur-of-the-moment events and give your tour group options so they can participate in the adventure.
You will also need Read more [...]