Traveling to Marbella from another country without knowing your language can be an inconvenience that, sometimes, leads to a change of destination or not to make the trip directly. Today we want to give you some tips so that your final decision is not affected by the native language of the destination.
Hire your stay before arriving at your destination
It is essential to arrive at a place with a place to sleep and more if we don’t know the language. Otherwise, you may not find availability in any hotel / apartment or have to pay more than estimated. Therefore, it is essential to leave this topic closed to avoid unforeseen events and take a bad experience at your destination.
Say goodbye to stress
The burden, stress or anxiety are factors that don’t help you achieve your goals or purposes, so it is better to leave them aside. Have you thought about the number of people who are at the airport and don’t know the language? You will not be the first or the last. In the end, you will always find a way to communicate.
Know the basic words of the language of the country of destination, as well as basic words in English
When we comment that you will always find a way to communicate, it doesn’t mean that it is not an effort to do so. Before making your trip you should learn some basic words in the language of the destination country, such as “hello”, “goodbye” or “thank you” among others. Of course, try to learn a basic level of English to understand with the other people, you will always find someone who speaks English in any destination, since it is the universal language.
Research your destination
Some habits vary depending on the country, so, perhaps, what you consider normal for you, in the country of destination is disrespectful. Read and investigate their way of life and customs and try to adapt when you get there.
Nonverbal language will help you
We use nonverbal communication more than we imagine. The gestures and expressions of the face are universal and, in many cases, serve to understand you with someone. Another option is to try to learn typical expressions of the country you are going to visit.
The mobile if you have internet connection, a phrase guide or a small dictionary are the key
Try to learn the phrases that you know are necessary to understand you. Even if you do, there can always be setbacks or unexpected phrases that can make you feel uncomfortable. Therefore, it is best to bring a Smartphone with internet connection, a phrase guide or a dictionary. Translators will help you understand texts in real time, being able to get you out of unexpected trouble.
Young people can be of great help
Young people are increasingly prepared, implying greater knowledge of languages. Young people usually speak English even if it is basic. If you approach them, they will surely do their best to try to understand you and help you to the best of your ability.
A map, essential to reach the key points
Point out the places you want to visit and get going. With this you will avoid having to ask to reach the points of interest.
And you, what more advice do you follow when you visit a place without knowing its language?