Travel Smarts – Things Travelers should be Aware of
In this section are various things any traveler should consider or be aware of. These travel smarts could save you a lot of grief in some instances. Although we are in the United States many, if not most of the things mentioned in the articles may apply to you even if you are from another country.Some things we take for granted could be a real annoyance or cost time and money if we forget to consider when visiting other countries.
Something simple such as a camera battery charger, which is generally indispensable, can become a problem if going to a country that doesn’t have 110-120 volts and 60 cycles AC.
Many countries’ electrical system is not the same as ours and not only that the plugs are different. If you have to buy an adapter overseas or in another country, as a tourist it will usually cost more than buying it here before you leave; sometimes a lot more.
Here is more information to be aware of before or during your travels.