Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

5 pre-travel tips

by skating tomato (follow)
www.skatingtomato.com
Lists (59)      Travel Well (9)     
For many of us, school holidays mean some form of travel - whether that be by plane, train, boat, car or otherwise.

Here we look at some of the best advice pre-travel on how to remain healthy and sane on your journey!

While these tips are largely focused on air travel, they can be applied to the other forms just as well.

courtesy of Wikimedia


1) Hydrate hydrate hydrate
Hydration is easily number one on this list and is just so important in general.

Particularly the day before and of travel, flush out your system with fresh water, herbal teas, or even veggie or miso soups if you prefer.

It's also a smart idea to pack an empty reusable bottle in your hand luggage which you can then refill at a water station, or ask at a cafe or onboard.

courtesy of Flickr


2) Cram in those veggies
We all know vegetables are good for us, so it makes sense to fill your plates with them as much as possible.

Your best choices are green leafy vegetables, capsicums, onions, and herbs and spices such as garlic, ginger, chilli and cinnamon, which all work to boost immunity with their high antioxidant content. Likewise with any dark-coloured berry.

courtesy of Flickr


3) Sleep strong
For many of us, travel can be a stressful and exhausting time. Being well-rested and mentally alert will ease any tension and help prevent mistakes or forgetfulness along the way.

Your body will also adapt better to time difference when it is functioning optimally - another reason to invest in those zzz's before your departure.

courtesy of Flickr


4) Plan smart
Another way to minimise stress is to be as organised as possible before arriving at the airport or station.

Have passports, tickets and other important documents bundled together; map out how you will get to and from your point of departure; make meals/snacks/drinks ahead of time to carry with you; have medication ready at hand if needed, etc.

It is also incredibly important to be aware of any visas and/or vaccinations you may need for the countries/cities you are visiting.

courtesy of Flickr


5) Move that body
Similar to the tips on hydration and healthy eating, engaging in exercise and/or regular movement is an obvious, though very effective, way of maximising your travel sanity.

Go for a nice long walk or jog the day before heading off, or take part in a group sport you enjoy. Set aside 15 minutes on the day to stretch or do some gentle yoga to get your circulation flowing and muscles warm.

courtesy of Flickr


Are you going away this summer? What are your pre-travel tips?

#Travel Well
#Lists
I like this Article - 3
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by skating tomato
In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the thr...
8 likes
Moving into **student accommodation** or a smaller **home** can mean downsizing your **wardrobe** sp...
8 likes
Considered to be one of the **delicacies** of the vegetable kingdom, **asparagus** is a **nutrient r...
3 likes
**Minimalism** is one of the latest trends in health and lifestyle, offering a **richer** life lived...
8 likes
Referred to as the **‘second brain’ of the human body**, the gut is widely thought to be the centre ...
12 likes
Heading on a **long-haul flight** sometime soon? Before boarding your plane, stop by the **d...
1 like
view all articles by skating tomato
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 47792
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
With their deliciously subtle, **creamy** and buttery flavour, the versatile **pine nut** is often o...
9 likes
You've polished off the last of the **peanut butter/coconut oil/strawberry jam**, and are about to s...
7 likes
In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the **t...
7 likes
You spend about a third of your life asleep
6 likes
Easy, healthy and budget friendly almond yoghurt can be made at home
5 likes
Lemon, honey and cardamom have been used as natural remedies for colds for centuries
5 likes
When it comes to food I think I eat a fairly healthy diet, and that I get enough nutrients from the ...
5 likes
There are many foods that are enriched with Omega3 fatty acids but the healthy foods which contain b...
5 likes
It seems there's a fine line between ADHD and immaturity, as there is growing evidence of significan...
5 likes
We are all busy
5 likes
Categories
Nutrition (244)
Vegan (120)
How To (61)
Lists (59)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version