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How to stay fit when travelling the world

If you are into fitness like me, you probably thought about how to stay fit when travelling abroad. Being on the road with a constant changing environment makes it hard to maintain a workout routine, especially if you are used to visiting the gym regularly. While it is not impossible to stay in shape when travelling, it does takes a lot of determination to accomplish this. Realistically, you will definitely lose some of your fitness level when travelling because of the infrequent (and likely unhealthy) meals and increase in alcohol intake. Coupled with the occasional late-night parties late and sleeping-in during the day, we have the perfect combination of an unhealthy lifestyle. Research about your travel destination Understand what is available to you at your next travel destination. Is there a local park, beach or public swimming pool near your hostel? Can you ditch the cab and walk to the tourist.
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How to travel the world and stay in constant contact with everyone

One of the biggest challenge when travelling is being able to stay in contact with friends and family. Especially if you are travelling across multiple countries, it is impossible to let everyone know what’s your newest mobile number. Sure, you can maintain a roaming mobile number from your home country but how much would that cost you if you will be travelling for say, 6 months? I definitely wouldn’t want to end my trip with a large phone bill waiting for me back home. Having travelled extensively over the last 2 years for both pleasure and work, I use a combination of services to remain in constant contact with everyone cost-effectively. VOIP services Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a technology that in simple terms, allow a person to make phone calls over the Internet. Skype is one of the dominant leaders in this market. I use Skype to make.
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7 tips to survive travelling alone

Travelling alone can be daunting if you are doing it for the first time. What if you get stranded in the middle of nowhere? Is it weird dining in a restaurant alone? What if I get robbed? Will I get homesick? Having the experience of travelling quite a number of trips alone under my belt, here are some tips on surviving your first solo travel. Don’t leave your common sense at home Be aware that you are in another country and with that, comes with differences in culture and behaviors. Don’t flash expensive items and jewelry in public. Be aware of surroundings and not look distracted as it makes you a mark. Lock your room or locker and do not leave things like your laptop unattended. Remember, just because you are used to doing things in a certain way back home, doesn’t mean you can do the same in another.
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5 simple tips I learnt about making friends when travelling alone

To most people, when they find out that I am going on a solo backpacking trip, the general perception by my friends is that I would be alone by myself for X number of days. But when I share my travel stories after my trip, they always ask me how do I make so many friends while traveling on my own. Here are some of the tips that I learnt about making friends when travelling alone. Stay in hostel dormitory and make friends with other travellers Staying in a shared bed dormitory in hostels allow you to meet people in the room the minute you enter the room after checking in. You would probably have already made at least one friend before you finish unpacking your bag. During my first backpacking trip in Bangkok, Thailand, I met Ingo who was staying in my room when I checked in to the hostel and.
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