Travelling creates a window for you to see new things and experience new cultures and many things. But while you are at you travel location you have to be careful so that you don’t leave a negative impact on the lives of the natives, the animal there as well as other travelers.
In this article, we are going to be looking at some things you should never do while traveling. If you apply the tips in this article, you won’t get into serious trouble that would be very difficult for you to get out of.
- Never feed the wildlife
There is a possibility that you are going to encounter some animals during your travels. Of course, it can be fun to take pictures of these animals and share them on Instagram and other social media platform. But one thing you should never do is feed these animals. You see, when you feed them they will become reliant on humans for food. There is a high possibility that these animals are going to act erratically when you stop feeding them. One thing you need to keep at the back of your mind is that human foods are not really that good for animals. Even more, in some countries, it is illegal to feed the local wildlife and may attract a fine.
- Never take pictures without first asking for permission
For a second, imagine you are relaxing and some dude brings out a camera and starts taking pictures of you. Chances are you are not going to be happy about it. The same goes when you are traveling. Before you take any picture do well to ask for permission. In some countries like Morocco, you need to have permission before taking pictures of their mosques. In other for you not to get into serious trouble with the locals as well as with the local authority, do well to take permission.
- Don’t litter
One thing that you should never do when you are traveling is to throw away dirt or trash in the ocean, a local lake or on the ground, even if you see the locals doing it. Always be respectful of the environment. In developing countries, you can minimize your waste by carrying a refillable water bottle instead of buying a new one each time you are thirsty.
If you apply the tips in this article your trip is going to be trouble-free.