Although English is the most common second language in the world, there are plenty of places to visit where English speakers may run into a significant language barrier. One of the best ways to overcome this hurdle is to utilize online resources. For instance, booking your hotel reservations, rental car and other accommodations ahead of time helps avoid potential miscommunications during your travels. For further advice on traveling without knowing the language, please see the accompanying resource.
Graphic created by Valencia Travel, provider of various trips including a salkantay trek trip.