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Tips for Practicing Good Hygiene During Travelling

Practicing good hygiene is a must while travelling to keep yourself and the others around you safe and healthy.

Although with health crisis risks acting up in the recent years, it has become important to maintain good hygiene standards always, it is always the best idea to practise good hygiene, especially while travelling. During your trips, you expose yourself to foreign weather, substances and what not. It is better for the safety of those around you as well as for yourself to have a good hygiene practice while travelling because nobody like getting sick on a trip. Here are a few tips for practicing good hygiene during travel.

Carry Wet Wipes

Wet wipes might not be the best for the environment, but they are great to carry on a trip. Carrying wet wipes will help you maintain your hygiene standards even in the most deserted places on your trip. If you find no water around you to wash your hands or face, you can simply take out a wet wipe and make do for the time being. Moreover, some wet wipes have anti-bacterial products and solutions in them. This will help you stay safe from catching any harmful bacterial disease. Wet wipes are also great to carry if you have no time or place to take a shower. A quick wipe on your body with a few wet wipes and you will be good to go.

Carry Toilet Spray

Public toilets are not the best. You will hardly find a public toilet on a trip that is squeaky clean. It is a good idea to carry a toilet spray on your trip. You are exposed to the risk of catching infections like UTI while using a public toilet. Naturally, it is a good idea to spray some toilet spray on your toilet seat before getting down to your business. This way you will have a reduced chance of catching an infection.

Keep Your Nails Clean

Cut your nails short and keep them clean during travelling. So much of dirt and bacteria can get under your nails which if you bring up to your face severe digestive diseases. Moreover, if you are in the habit of touching your face all the time, having short and clean nails will make sure that no germ or bacteria is getting on your skin. Clean your nails everyday with lukewarm water and soap to keep them clean.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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