When travelling to distant lands it’s no longer enough to simply just learn a few phrases to have an enjoyable trip. There are also a few other skills that will take the trip to the next level. Thinking outside the box and looking at things from a new angle will help smooth your way. After all a global increase of 35% is expected over the next decade for people travelling alone. Warmer climates and places that don’t impose travel restrictions are the main drawcards for tourists. But once they’re there, what do they get up to? More importantly, what skills do they need? These are areas that you might not have thought of!
Shopping Sprees Thanks to the Stronger Pound Sterling
There is obviously more bang for their buck in countries that have lower exchange rates, but then there are those that combine shopping with exotic forays into mystical places. Some of these locations include the shopping districts of India where the skill of bartering is a must. The shopkeepers and merchants already have their base price in mind and expect to be haggled down.
Safaris and Sundowners at the Water’s Edge
When heading to the plains of Africa, it’s rewarding to take in the epic sunsets and bask in the rays of the early morning sun.
Training That Belly to Accommodate Late Spanish Dishes
Whether guests are relaxing in one of the small Spanish countryside villas or taking in the nightlife of the major Spanish cities, it’s important to train their bellies. They can stock up on some delicious tapas such as bread drenched in olive oil, jamón ibérico, or simply just olives on their own to carry them to the next meal. The Spanish eat late and lunch is usually served around 2 PM, where dinner can come out anytime from 9 PM onwards.
Other skills that make holidays a little more interesting include learning local dialect that does not only include the mainstream phrases like “yes” or “no”. Try learning phrases that will allow the locals to warm up a little and provide a little more insight into the road less travelled in that particular destination. Learning local customs also serve travellers well.