Lots of magazines and TV shows talk about adventure travel these days. But what do they mean by that? I mean, almost any time you travel it can be an adventure. But to say it that way…. adventure travel…. it sounds pretty exciting, doesn’t it?
People travel for all different reasons. Some people like to go every year to the same place… maybe a beach where they can just sit and relax with no worries. Get away from work. Sort of recharge their souls.
Other people are happier and recharge better when they are active and doing something exciting and new.
And there are real adventurers who like to climb mountains or explore wilderness areas where few others have gone.
I’ve read that adventurers need that adrenaline rush that comes with risk. Is that what it is?
Sometimes people say we are real adventure travelers, but I don’t necessarily think so.
We love to go to new places. Just arriving in a new city without reservations can leave you a little anxious, but that kind of risk doesn’t give you an adrenaline rush. A very close encounter with a Mountain Gorilla… now THAT will give you an adrenaline rush!
Adventure can be different things to different people. In the travel business, they usually mean some sort of travel that involves exploration or travel to remote or exotic areas… someplace “new” where not all that many tourists go yet. These adventures will probably get you a little outside of your normal comfort zone. Read more...
travel insurance is for anyone who wants to travel around the world, and includes domestic travel. Risks you may encounter are numerous and often unprecedented. Travel insurance can cover expansive and things like loss of luggage / property, accident, medical expenses, delayed flights, and even death. A student traveling with the intention, therefore, eligible for student travel insurance, specifically, student travel insurance.
You already know that there are different forms of travel insurance. This is one way, annual travel insurance with family or reusable medical, group, business and travel insurance. Students can access most of these types of travel insurance without problems and can be adjusted according to student needs and specifications. Travel insurance group, specifically covering students traveling in groups. This is common, especially for schools, students study tours.
A typical student travel insurance is often a number of things. The most common coverage includes medical expenses, lost baggage, personal liability, disruption of travel plans and emergency services. Other covers may be included on request. Usually, you can tailor cover as much as you want to be. Students are considered high-risk travelers. Of course, it is natural, since young people are more adventurous and daring. Thus, the activities for which they are insured against. This is particularly applicable to students who are extreme sports like bungee jumping, skiing, climbing and diving, among other activities. Read more...
Look into the site’s history, culture, natural environment, customs, legends, advisory notices and more. UNESCO’s World Heritage Center or Wiki Travel is a great starting point.
Buy your vacation package from a business you have confidence in. Ask family and friends to recommend a company with a good track record. Think twice if you can’t get a person on the phone to answer your questions or if the ad doesn’t give the company’s street address. Contact the state Attorney General, consumer protection agency and Better Business Bureau where you live and where the company is based to see if there is a history of complaints on file.
Learn a few words in the local language. Making an effort to speak the local language allows you to interact with the people who know the site best. People appreciate your efforts and your interest in learning.
Simple words like “Hello,” “Please” and “Thank you” can go a long way.
While Traveling Engage in local culture. The saying, “While in Rome do as the Romans” still applies today. Your trip provides a unique opportunity to explore a new culture and to see the world through a different perspective. Remember that eating local foods, shopping in local markets, and attending local festivals are all part of experiencing the culture. Hire local guides. Enrich your experience by choosing local guides who are knowledgeable about the destination. Ask local tour operators and hotels for good recommendations. Read more...