Choosing travel destinations for a family holiday or vacation can be as stressful as the packing if all members of the family are not consulted. Be prepared for medical emergencies. You could experience chest pain while sitting at your desk. Imagine having that chest pain occur when you are in a foreign country. If you experience a serious illness or injury while traveling, it’s likely you will want to come home for treatment. No one wants to be hospitalized far from friends and family. An air ambulance service can transport you from a foreign hospital to a hospital in your home country. As you prepare for your trip, keep the number to a medical air transportation services with your other emergency numbers. 4. Choose a season: The period between February and May is warm with little to no rainfall. The country transforms to a lush land between the months of May and October with rains pouring through afternoons and evenings. October to February is the festive season and also the best time to visit the country.

If you have been traveling for a long time now and have not tried traveling alone yet, perhaps this is something you may want to consider in the future. I like that way you separated out the good and bad and just made 2 trips out of the one visit. It seems there are always frustrations when you travel, yet most of my trips have been more good then bad. Travel agents can often get you perks that are not available to the general public or published on the Internet. Hotels, car rental agencies and tour companies travel insurance often make perks such as upgrades, discounted parking, and express check-in available only to agents who have negotiated them or to agents who have elite status. Find out if your agent is one of them. Hi Kim! It´s nice to see that you have read my articles here at Hubpages. Indeed, there are lots of beautiful places in my home country. In fact, I have not visited them all. Some, yes and so they are in my writings. Thanks for your comment and for sharing this to Google+. Have a nice day! Take care.