Consider this scenario: You’re visiting a destination where you’ve never been before; you have no idea where you are or how you got there.
Exhilarating or scary? For travelers with a keen sense of adventure, “getting lost” can be the most fun part of a trip. For most folks though, not knowing where you are can be a major bummer, particularly when trying to get somewhere by a certain time or when you have concerns about your personal safety.
These days with our cell phones and mobile devices keeping us in almost constant contact with friends and family and continually updated about our whereabouts, not knowing where you are at any given moment is an increasingly rare occurrence. Still, getting lost can happen — even to the savviest of travelers. If it happens to you, here’s what to do.