Another nice infographic we found on the web for you. Look at it carefully so you can avoid making inter-cultural mistakes whilst traveling abroad:
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Source: the Luggage Factory
Aaah! The semester(s) abroad. The Spring semester has just started in Europe and we thought it a good idea to scope out some tips for our student friends who planning their own adventure.
Make sure your finances are in order before you jump on that plane. Ask your local bank to to check the international fees for you. It is also a good idea to look into special travel (or student) debit and credit cards to help you on your way. Most banks have international affiliates so aks them who to call when you get there should the need arise.
Passport in order? Boarding passes? Visas? Place to stay? Bureaucracy is the same everywhere. Have your paperwork filled out to a T. Do some research on the place you will be staying and how to get from there to your school. Acquaint yourself with the public transport and make sure you know where to go when you need a doctor, a hospital or any other type of healthcare. You can use www.medihoo.com for that. We’re still a free service! 🙂
English has become a Lingua Franca when travelling abroad but there are still places (like France) where English is not really that well known. Invest in a simple translation booklet to help you get around. Getting around is the most important part. Getting around gets you friends and friends gets you fun. And isn’t fun the most important part of experiencing new places and cultures?
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All travelers have certainly been confronted with this topic at one time or another. We all want to be polite and act courteously. We all wonder from time to time, what tip should I give in a Restaurant / Bar ….
Well wonder no more, this infographic can guide you in at least some countries:
Found on: Visualistan
Here some some funny & some cold hard facts about traveling coming from the traveling community:
Source: Frontier (we love this site and blog)
Check this out…
Visiting China? Try out this new trail path in China’s Tianmen mountain park which is partially constructed with glass plates and offers a unique feeling of walking on air.
Here some numbers:
Glass: 2.5 Inch
Length: 200 feet (61 meters)
Hight: 4700 feet (1430 meters)
views looking down the 200-foot path
visitors look out over the edge of the cliff known as ‘heavenly gate mountain’
a small lookout section
Traveling around the world regularly or just going on vacation somewhere. It is best to be aware of what to avoid doing and how to be respectful. It can keep you out of trouble. This nice infographic can help as guide for some countries. Enjoy reading…stay save: