Salutations, fellow travellers! September has arrived, which is the perfect reason to start planning your next adventure. In our first Whitworth travel blog, we share with you some amazing destinations to explore this September, as well as essential advice on staying safe and healthy whilst on holiday.
Destinations to discover this September 🌍
1. Santorini, Greece
September paints Santorini with a golden brush, making it the ultimate destination for an idyllic escape. With lingering warmth, thinning crowds, and crystal clear waters, it's a playground for wanderlust. Immerse yourself in captivating sunsets, meander through enchanting villages like Oia, and indulge in the divine flavours of Greek cuisine.
2. Kyoto, Japan
September transforms Kyoto into a cultural wonderland, where gentle weather combines with a riot of autumn hues. Embark on a journey through time by exploring ancient temples, engaging in serene tea ceremonies, and taking leisurely strolls through mystical bamboo forests. And whatever you do, don't let the chance slip away to immerse yourself in the enchantment of the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove.
3. Tuscany, Italy
Tuscany, a perennial dreamland, takes on an extra layer of enchantment come September. This is when vineyards burst with life, offering a utopia for wine aficionados. Meander through captivating towns like Florence, Siena, and Pisa, where you can relish the symphony of flavours in every bite of Tuscan cuisine.
4. Machu Picchu, Peru
September heralds the grand opening of Peru's dry season, casting a spotlight on the perfect moment to embark on an epic trek to the legendary Machu Picchu. With skies more predictable and trails less trodden, it's the golden hour for a life-altering adventure that awaits. Get ready for a journey that will create lasting memories!
Essentials for Safe Travel
As you gear up for your thrilling September escapades, ensuring your well-being is crucial. it's important to stay safe while travelling, so here are some precautions to keep in mind:
· Travel Vaccinations: Visit us at your local Whitworth pharmacy for our convenient travel vaccination services. Our experienced pharmacists can provide you with the necessary travel vaccinations to protect you from diseases in your chosen destination. It is important to plan for travel vaccinations, as some will require multiple doses or need to be administered several weeks before travel to be effective. Schedule your vaccination appointment today here!
· Travel Health Advice: Be in the know! Our friendly knowledgeable staff can offer tailored travel health advice to help you stay safe during your journey.
· Medication & First Aid: Don't forget to pack any required medications, including a copy of your prescription, as well as a well-stocked travel first-aid kit.
· Travel Insurance: A must-have safeguard against a variety of unforeseen circumstances, such as trip cancellation, medical emergencies, or lost and stolen belongings. Keep in mind that when preparing for your travels, it's essential to consider both travel insurance and vaccinations. Some travel insurance policies stipulate that you must have received recommended vaccinations within a specific time frame before your departure for the insurance to be valid.
· Emergency Contacts: Carry a list of emergency contacts, including the nearest embassy or consulate.
Keep exploring, keep wandering, and keep chasing those sunsets. But don’t let illness impact your travel plans, visit your local Whitworth pharmacy to get all your travel essentials and advice. So, you can focus on making unforgettable memories.
Until the next chapter of our travel blog, We bid you adieu! Keep the flames of the wanderlust burning and safe travels! ✈️