There is nothing more wonderful than traveling to new and exciting places. For motivated world trekkers like Michael Briese, the excitement you feel when you are imagining yourself walking theour the streets of a new city and the adventures you will have alone, with your family or a lvoe one making getting away one of the top goals of most of us.
Going away is something that takes planning and preparedness to makesure that both your trip is great and things are left in order back home. Here is a checklist of things for you to exmine in order to make sure that you are fully prepared to take your next amazing trip:
Check these key things before you leave:
There are important things that you need to do before you get off to your trip. These things will give you peace of mind and allow you to focus on fun not worries:
Get a Check-up
Being healthy on your new adventure will directly impact your ability to have a good time. Most people overlook this very important item and do not realize that they take a huge and unnecessary risk when they don’t get a full head to toe check-up before they leave.
Getting a checkup informs you of any health issues you may have and alerts you to any pre-existing conditions that may have gotten worse since your last check-up.
Doing it at home allows you to go to your own doctor who has your medical records and who can prescribe any medications and issue any warnings you need to be aware of.
A place you pick to visit might not have the nest medical facilities or the natives may not speak English, so you do not want to risk having to spend time in a hospital in an inhospitable place only because you did not get a check-up at home before you left. Remember to schedule your check-up so you leave enough time to take further tests if needed.
Check Out Your Home
Traveling demands that you take safety precautions for your place of residence when you leave. This means making sure that you have an alarm system and it is working and that you alert the alarm company that you will be out of town. You should also install cameras that allow you to view the interior and exterior of your property from anywhere in the world. These systems are operated via an app on your phone and can be set to alert you if there is motion on your property. Look to also install a system that turns off and on interior and exterior lights on your property. Have someone check your property to also be sure everything is in order and further, alert your neighbors that you will be gone and tell them to keep an eye out for any suspicious things around your property. These precautions should keep you feeling secure that no one will break into your property when you are out of town.
Have these two check-ups and do what is needed to make sure you are in top shape and your home is secure before you travel.