Exploring the world isn’t just fun, it’s good for the
soul. That is why people should try to travel more, whether that is to the town
next over or across the channel to Europe or beyond. There are so many natural
wonders in the world, and it would be a shame to only explore your own backyard. So, pack up your kayak or your hiking
boots and follow this guide for your next trip abroad:
Tips for Choosing Your Next
When it comes to finding great destinations to hike
and to kayak in you
are not short of options. You can enjoy a leisurely
row on any number of rivers like the Seine or Thames, or you can enjoy some white-water
rapids closer to the alps. Enjoy untouched natural beauty or the ancient cities
of Europe. You can even go further, and explore the Danube or the Nile if you
feel like it.
The more unfamiliar the landscape, however, the more
necessary it becomes to travel either with a guide or with a kayaking company.
This way you can stay safe in your destination country and, more importantly,
have people looking out for you when you are out on the river. Where you go
next, then, will be determined on where the best tours are offered.
How to Bring Your Kayak with
You and If You Should
Kayaks are a special case for many airlines, meaning
that in some cases they are allowed for an extra fee, and in other cases, they are forbidden entirely. Some
airlines accept kayaks as part of your standard baggage allowance, and others
will require a non-refundable fee to carry sports equipment. The good news,
however, is that most popular kayaking destinations should have a rental centre nearby. If the rental cost is less than
it would be to bring your kayak on the airplane and on any other transport
system, then it is best left at home.
A Few Key Things to Know to
Make Travelling Easier
There are a few ways you can make the actual commute
aspect of your trip easier and stress-free. You can:
- Pack all liquids away in an
- Keep your electronics like laptops
or tablets within reach
- Wear flat, non-heeled shoes
- Remember to not wear any metal to
Of course, not every trip will go perfectly, even if
you can get through airport security without a hassle. That’s why on top of knowing
how to behave, you should also know your rights. That way you can handle a
flight delay or cancellation like a pro. To do this, keep the receipts for food
and drink and try to contact Fairplane.co.uk
within six years of your delay to see if you have a claim for compensation as
outlined by EU law.
You have to put effort into planning your next trip,
especially when hiking or other outdoor activities are on the table. Not only
do you need to get the necessary equipment, but
you also need to read up on safety advice and put a plan into place so that
should you not check in on time, help will
find its way to you.