Planning a trip is always exciting. Since summer is at its peak, planning for a vacation? If yes, then do not let the fireball spoil your holiday spirit. In this article, we shall learn the ways to make the summer holidays a success.
Protect your skin with sunscreen
The scorching sun has a damaging effect on the skin and sunscreen can be of great help in saving you from sunburn. Excessive exposure to sun rays can be a cause of skin cancer and sunblock creams can help prevent cancer. Knowing the importance of sunscreen, the choice of sunscreen is also critical.
Every sunscreen has an SPF measure on it. The full form of SPF is the sun protection factor, it indicates the level of protection it can provide against the scorching sun. For example, a sunscreen with SPF 30 means it can block 97% of UVB (ultraviolet B) rays. Also, the frequency of applying sunscreen matters. The usage totally depends on your activity in sun and how strong the sunrays are. It is generally recommended to apply it every couple of hours especially if your activity involves swimming or playing in the water.
Stay hydrated with plenty of water intake
Traveling in summers can drain you in sweat and water lost in the form of sweat need to be compensated with enough water. How much water you must drink depends on the amount of water lost, your activity, and also your body size. While traveling you may miss drinking water unless thirsty. So, it is important to carry a water bottle and keep taking sips in between while enjoying the sightseeing.
Plan your day according to the outside temperature
You definitely won’t like to go out when even the earth radiates heat. You may rest in an airconditioned place at the noon, take a nap and opt for sightseeing in the late evening or early morning when the temperature is a bit cool.
Preplan your trip in the summers
Your summer destination may be overcrowded. It becomes easy when you plan out in advance the things to do and places to visit. This can save you from unnecessary exposure to the sun. Also take precautionary measures, depending on the geographical area you are visiting, to protect yourself against the possible things that may impact your health.
Protect your eyes with sunglasses
Apart from style concerns sunglasses are an essential part of your summer travel. Exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays can have an adverse effect on the eyes, leading to various eye problems. Sunglasses can block the UV rays and protect the eyes.
Pack your bag with breathable clothes
Prefer wearing loose and light clothes of cotton or linen fabrics. Loose and covering clothes can minimize your body’s exposure to the scorching summer sun and also allows air to pass through.
Choose your food wisely
Avoid oily foods to prevent the loss of water from your body. Eating fresh juicy fruits and salads will provide nutrients and water. Eating light foods in your summer holidays can keep your energy level high and you can enjoy your holidays to the fullest.