If you are into the whole adventurous type of vacationing, then El Salvador is just for you. The country has abundant wildlife, active volcanoes, and roaring waterfalls that would surely keep your heart pumping and your blood flowing with all its natural beauty.
El Salvador has its unique points that you can’t find in any other country in the world. They have delicious food, beautiful beaches, and abundant rain forest. However, El Salvador, as a developing country, deals with typical problems elsewhere, such as pollution and sanitation issues.
To prevent having any illnesses during your trip, bring with you a first aid kit with proper medicine like Ibuprofen, allergy medicine, cough and cold medicine, and any other kinds of medicines that you think you might need. You should also have with you a disinfectant spray, hand sanitizers, sunscreen, and bug sprays.
Be sure you pack for everything.
The weather in El Salvador is either hot or humid, but you never know when it will rain, so be sure to have your umbrella or your sweater with you in case it gets a little too chilly for you. Nevertheless, be sure that you also have your essentials such as a swimsuit, a quick-drying shirt, lightweight pants or shorts, socks, shoes, and sandals. You should also bring with you a hat in case the sun would be too much for you.
Wear comfortable pair of shoes.
Shoes are essential when traveling, considering you would be most likely to spend your time outdoors. Therefore it would be wise to bring with you a comfortable, but at the same time, a sturdy type of footwear for you to sport when traveling around El Salvador. The locals in the country usually wear a pair of sandals when going around, and you should also wear one considering it would be the most comfortable footwear for you in this country.
Be prepared for anything.
Traveling alone means you have to rely on yourself alone to carry and check for your luggage; therefore, try to be prepared and double-check everything before putting it in your bag. Make sure you have sunscreen, bug spray, bottled water, and a translation book in case you need it. Place clothes, shoes, and toiletries in a bag that fits in the overhead compartment of the airplane. Electronic gadgets should be in a small bag that fits underneath the seat in front. This bag can also be used when going around the city.
Keep it light.
Only bring with you the things that you would need during the trip. Stick to the essentials, such as what was mentioned about. There’s no need for you to bring your whole bikini collection when going swimming or to bring two or three more sandals for going around. Also, if you are going to El Salvador for business, you don’t have to bring with you your entire bag of electronics.
There is WiFi available at hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops so you can try and connect with their internet to respond to e-mails, upload photos, etc. El Salvador uses the US Dollar as their national currency, so you don’t need to exchange your money upon arriving in the country. Keep all important valuables such as money and passport in a concealed money bed or neck wallet as to not entice would-be snatchers.