Being on the move is something that is not only linked to professional travelers, blog writers, journalists, filmmakers etc. It’s also a part of the life of a corporate employee, students and businessmen. How many times have you traveled solo? Well, you must have lost count.Travelling solo requires self-care. Here are some tips regarding the well-being of your health while you are on the move.
Begin your day with travel yoga- Yoga and exercise is always the most important point you should consider when it comes to health. Travel yoga keeps you fit and healthy while on the move. It is very effective for reducing the effects of travel sickness. It also enhances the quality of sleep during your travel.
Hiking- You should go hiking as it’s the best travel workout. If you have time, then you must go with a few friends as it’s recommended as a proper workout. Hiking relaxes the muscles that are stressed out and keeps you stress-free.
Get a proper sleep- No matter how important is to reach the destination on time. Never ever cut your sleeping hours. Sleep is very necessary for the refreshment of your body. Make sure that you get an 8 hrs. sleep before you pack your bags and go to another location.
Eat healthy- It is important to have nutritious and healthy food while you’re traveling. Look out for restaurants that have healthy and hygienic food. Don’t compromise on the quality. Even if you opt. for street food, make sure that it’s healthy to eat. Consult the quality of food from the locals you befriend. Don’t go for spicy foods that can damage your digestive tract.
Water- Always keep an adequate supply of water in your backpack. Especially if you are out for adventure trips. When you’re going on an adventure trip, it is important to have the basic amenities required.
Alcohol, very limited- If you want to enjoy a little bit of Italian wine, drink it before going to bed. Don’t roam around being drunk in the morning. As far as possible, stay sober and healthy. If you are excited about rating local alcohol drinks of different places, drink only after consulting a local friend or trust Google for that matter.
Stay clean- You might not get time to take a bath or maintain personal cleanliness while traveling. Take out some time for personal hygiene if you want to stay healthy.
Lighten your luggage- It’s not a good idea to carry your wardrobe while you’re traveling. When your hiking bags are overloaded, it can give you a backache.
First-aid- Take a basic first aid kit along with you. Remember that you are traveling alone and no one but you are responsible for your safety. Make sure that you have a basic idea of cuts, bruises, sprains etc. In case of any serious issue, go for a professional help.
Travel and medical insurance- Be assured that you are insured. Anything can happen anytime. Make sure you have your medical and insurance card with you in your wallet.
These 10 tips will be your mini guide while traveling solo. Bon Voyage.