Who would love to encounter nausea, while you are driving through the scenic rides of the Great Ocean Road in Australia? Or surpassing the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge? Or being able to enjoy each bit of the Highway 1 in California? Well this list of drives won’t stop, but want can end is your pattern to fall sick on a holiday.
The fact that you are on a holiday makes you comfortable with indulging in all sorts of food activities. You are on a holiday, it is time to have fun. But it is essential to be careful while relishing anything in the incessant rush of activities. To be cautious on a trip is an intelligent thing to do. So do not give up on your general healthy diet, just make sure that you keep nutritious choices on hand.
To be proactive and well prepared for your destination by researching thoroughly is the first thing you ought to do. Anticipate the worse that could happen to you on trips to countries that have a history of hygiene and health issues. If you are too sick to travel adventurously, like a recent surgery, injury or illness, best to not flow in the stream of emotions and hang on until you get better.
See your general physician if you will be travelling for too long and take down his/her number, if you are not in the same country. Pack in a way that is sleek and smart. No one is foreseeing an accident, so carry a mini first aid kit just to be safe. Sunscreen and insect repellants are items that are often forgotten. There are tendencies to over or under pack, thus make a list of the basics required, gather them and then arrange to make the process easier.
Water needs to be constantly consumed during your trip. Whether work or pleasure, a change in climate, calls for more fluid intakes. Allow yourself to choose water over other beverages. Consume alcohol in small proportions. Stock yourself with bottled water and carry it every time to step out of your accommodation. In countries with uncertain water hygiene it is necessary to not drink water from unknown random sources.
Boiled beverages like tea or coffee are rather safe as compared to plain water from the tap. Of course there obviously is no substitute for water, so try boiling it for securing clean drinking H2O. This will enhance killing all the germs, bacteria and viruses.
If it is impossible to boil the water before you drink, carry a cotton cloth, preferably thick. This will serve as a natural filter to remove unwanted particles that can be seen.
Be Food Cautious
It is a tad difficult to consume food that is home cooked, but you can always make sure that your meals are cooked under clean and cautious hygienic supervision. Rinse you fruits and vegetables thoroughly. Avoid eating meat and fish from local on the road outlets. Unpasteurized milk should be made to boil or avoided. Oily and fried foods are questionable and should be dodged so that you don’t get affected by food poisoning, ruining the rest of the trip. Stock yourself with granola bars or fiber cookies and do not miss your breakfast. Make sure the first meal of your day is a big one, making a clever start to the whirlwind romance of your sightseeing.
The toilets you would be using could look white and smell nice, but may not be clean, so learn how to squat to avoid a plethora of infections. Carry a hand sanitizer and use it whenever you require. Take a warm shower after a long day, this will ensure a relaxed sleep and an energetic tomorrow. Wash your hands, do regular exercises and indulge in small work out sessions to stay fresh and fit.
This list is a very brief guideline. The least every traveler should do is research appropriately and then step onto unknown territory, click heaps of pictures and make notes of the exceptional or the mediocre highlights of the journey. This would benefit any further trip to the same place, or if someone else is travelling there.