While many may think that getting ready for the trip of your life simply entails looking up the best restaurants in a given locale online, or reading the latest travel guides, there is a bit more to getting ready than that. In addition to booking your flights, reserving the first few nights of hotels, and yes, planning a bit of the itinerary, you also need to get the right gear, make your rounds and say goodbye to folks (depending on the length of your trip, this can be quite a lengthy process in and of itself), and get your body physically prepared for the trip of a lifetime.
Getting yourself ready for a trip that is going to make memories that will last a lifetime can often take months of preparation. In addition to all of the grunt work, you need to put on a few polishing touches that will get you ready mentally to feel as though this is the trip of a lifetime.
When you are close to departure, it is time to put the finishing touches on all of your preparation. Start by getting your nails done at a local nail salon. The bonus here is that this can double as socializing time with good friends or family members that will not be going on the trip with you. But importantly, you need this time to make sure you feel physically ready for the trip. In addition to working out and eating right, you want to get your hair and nails done so you feel confident in your looks when you are in a strange land. Traveling can be demanding, both physically and emotionally, so make sure you do a little preparation to get your body ready for the trip.
The time you spend at a local nail salon will be well rewarded in the sense that it is an opportunity to spend a little more time with loved ones, as well as gives you a chance to prepare for your big trip. Rather than feel too busy as you get ready, realize that preparing your body for the trip is an integral part of the whole process.