If you are planning to explore the European countries, don’t forget to include Iceland on your list to visit. Iceland is known for its breathtaking natural landscapes as well as volcanoes, naturally-made hot springs and also their lava fields. To know what places to visit in this country, you may opt to visit their website for tourism information or you can search for the list of the sports from the internet. But since this is also a vacation for you, preparation is also a must and that means you need to prepare the things for your travel.
Going to a new place means you need to learn the culture of the place first. To help you adjust to the culture of a new place, researching it in the internet is highly recommended for you to become more sensitive and aware. Even the language can be a barrier so make sure that you at least know the basic words and sentences when travelling such as “hello” and the 5 Ws (What, When, Where, Why, How).
Having an itinerary is very important prior to going on a trip. Making your itinerary is very important and it should begin in your take off point. This way, you won’t be worrying about the places to go since you have a guided itinerary. Make sure that your itinerary is also detailed and that means the time duration, name of the places to visit, the mode of transportation, accommodation, and eating places are also included. If you are budget conscious, the best way for you to control and monitor your expenses is to actually include an estimated expensed in your itinerary. If you don’t want to make your own itinerary, joining a tour is another option for you. If you join a tour, you may be able to save more compared to doing your own itinerary.
If you think you are ready to travel since you have already finalized your itinerary or booked from a travel agency, think again, because you must also take into consideration the clothes you need to bring. Doing a research on the type of clothes to wear is important because you might encounter problems if you don’t know what clothes to bring. Weather and climate are also important factors to consider so make sure you know the climate during your travel period since this will also help you find the right clothes to pack. If you are a frequent traveler, you might already be used to bringing backpacks or light luggage but if you have to bring sweaters and other bigger clothing, secure a baggage allowance and bring a bigger luggage with you.