Minggu, 12 Oktober 2014
Using your Free Time During Business Travel
If youre a seasoned traveller, you probably know all too well how irritating it can be to have enough free time that you can enjoy a few hours to yourself, but not enough to actually really do anything. No time to spend the day exploring an exotic new city, but too much time to just sit and work or read a book. So what do you do? Well, the key might be in dividing up your free time so you can use it efficiently and, if its what youre after, maybe even see some of that exotic new city after all. What many people tend to forget when theyre travelling is that not everything needs to be done at once. Sure, you dont have a whole day to get out there and explore Hong Kong, Dubai or even London, but you may have a few hours or an evening, during which you can taxi into the city and visit a museum, art gallery, restaurant, monument, tourist attraction, or even just simply go for a walk through its streets. Each of these activities can be completed in a couple of hours with no need to rush through it so long as you keep it simple and just take on one thing at a time. While this may mean that you dont get to see much of the city youre staying in, you will get to enjoy at least some of it, and thats certainly more than a lot of business travellers manage when they attempt to take on too much at once and find themselves overwhelmed by the sheer choice before them. Perhaps a normal thing for you to do while travelling is to get out of your accommodation in the morning, then spend the entire day out and about checking out your surroundings and visiting attractions and eateries at your leisure. While on a business trip, this is simply not possible, and thats why its important for you to plan your excursions well enough that you can make the most of any free time you manage to get your hands on. Of course, for important trips youll still need to pull your weight on the working side of things, so some days itll be best to stay in your Heathrow hotels if your business meeting is near an airport in London, for instance, and do some work. That said, however, theres still bound to be at least some time for you to get out and do some sightseeing so just plan your time well and you wont be disappointed.