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Travel & Destinations

Why Do People Travel

 

Travelling can be associated with the movement of people from one geographical position to another. Mostly, a reason is associated with the need to travel, which include;

Visiting family members,

People may travel to keep in touch with their friends and friends.  Families and friends may be living in a different geographical location. Since such invitations are seldom, there is a need to decide to travel. Others may travel to meet their soul mates (Blichfeldt, 2006). Although there might be billions of people on planet earth, most are the people who believe in a soul mate that they look up to and there call the need to travel if they are geographically apart.

Work

Work can be another influence on travel, people may travel to gain experience elsewhere or learn different ways in line with their occupation. Since earning money is becoming harder, others opt to travel abroad in search of greener pastures. Other places have a higher pay rate than others as well as different expertise does well under different environment. This would call for them to leave their families in contrast to the former reason. For example, I have an acquaintance who travels all over Arkansas every day to perform work for his overhead door repair business. Here is his website if you want to check it out.

Culture

Culture as well may influence traveling, seeing different cultural practices such as dances, food, and way of living may seem fun to some people.

Writers travel to find stories and themes to include in their paperwork. Vacations and hiking also call for the need to travel. Different environments offer different comfort in vacations. Some are beautiful sceneries good for taking pictures while others are ideal for sporting activities. Travelling has not been restricted to a specific class of people rather cuts across all as long as what is at hand fits someone’s budget. As stated some travel for fun, some for their goals others experience and others for relaxation.

Choosing a mode of travel,

Travelling is always associated with different means and modes of transport. Preferences defer from one person to another. The different modes of transport include;

Land

Land as a mode of transport has been the most used mode of transport over decades, a person heading to the countryside for a vacation with his family would prefer to travel on roads by a family car or catch a train. A clear view of the landscape features along the way may give satisfaction and comfort across the countryside.

 

 

Air

Traveling through the air is associated with luxury and class but considered the fastest means. Long distances through Air are covered at less time than by other modes as well as giving an overview of features on land from Air. This suits the best people who travel regularly on business goals as well as those headed for a vacation abroad.

Water

Water is another mode of transport that is associated with luxury but ideal for vacation and short distances within seas or coastlines. This mode exposes people to aquatic life and the sea breeze is an awesome experience. Deep-sea divers use this mode regularly to access their ideal diving zones.

All three modes of transport have different means of transport that is also associated with preference, destination, luxury, social class, and occupation. Therefore, traveling is a basic necessity in day to day life of all human beings and for every travel; there is a reason (Sirgy, 2011).

 

References

Blichfeldt, B. (2006).  A nice vacation: Variations in experience aspirations and travel careers. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 13(2).

Sirgy, M. J., Kruger, P. S., Lee, D.-J., & Yu, G. B. (2011). How does a travel trip affect tourists’ life satisfaction? Journal of Travel Research, 50(3), 261-275.

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Travel & Destinations

Long-distance driving tips

It is great to go touring through a country, doing long-distance with your family. Going on a long drive? Long-distance is longer than 300 km and three hours or more. If you go on a long summertime you need to pack things to not get bored all the way. These tips might just help you. 

 Sleep the night before you leave

Tiredness is dangerous. Make sure you get a good night’s rest the night before you leave. If you leave early in the morning, go to bed early the night before. Don’t use alcohol that night then you aren’t fresh in the morning when it is time to drive.

Wear comfortable clothing

 Don’t wear fancy cloth for a long drive. Wear something according to the weather outside.   Wear sweat pants during the wintertime and a loose t-shirt and some travel shoes in the summertime. In wintertime just have a jacket in case it gets chilly in the car or when you stop at a fill-up. 

 Stop every two hours or 200 km

Take a break after every 200 km to boost yourself. Stop at a fill-up. Get something to eat and drink, use the bathroom and strength your legs. So that you have the energy to drive further, and not get tired and lose focus.

Bring snacks 

While you drive you to get hungry or thirsty. Have snacks with you, but it must be very light. Snacks like nuts, chips, water or sweets that will last you long. 

Pack a small cooler box to keep your drinks cool. Nibbling on something that will last longer your hunger and then you don’t have to stop for a meal a lot. 

Share the driving 

 If someone in the car has a license ask if you can take turns to drive. While the other is driving take a nap and rest until it is your turn to drive. Don’t drive more than 10 hours in one day. Don’t drive long because you can get tired behind the wheel. 

Get fresh air 

Make sure the aircon is on and open now and then some windows. Fresh air also keeps you longer awake so that you can drive longer. 

If you drive long-distance make sure you use these tips. It can help you to drive safely and give you an insight how to prevent to drive long dictions in the future. And help you to overcome the long dictions to you are about to drive.