Long term travel is one of the most exciting, interesting, and learning experiences a person can do in their lifetime. It makes you a far more well adjusted person, more open minded, independent, and confident. But spending extended time on the road has its ups and downs. It’s not all rainbows and unicorns (but it mostly is!). Below you will find all my advice on how to be prepared for life on the road and all that goes along with it. (This advice might also be handy even if you’re not going around the world!)
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Getting scammed while traveling happens more often than you think! Unfortunately, there are some people out there who want to take advantage of you not being familiar with your surroundings. But a healthy dose of suspicion goes a long way in avoiding scams. Here’s how to identify common scams.
For the first time in a long time, I am going to a place I know nothing about... and I’m thrilled! Normally, if I have enough of a basic understanding of a place, I just wing it, but Sri Lanka required some work. Here's how to plan a trip in a destination you know nothing about.
Steve Kamb, creator of Nerd Fitness and author of "Level Up Your Life" gives in-depth advice on how to stay fit while on the road. Included is a workout you can do anywhere, guidelines on how to party, and how to eat without going overboard. If you want to travel and feel great at the same time, then this post is for you.
As travelers of the world, we have a unique opportunity to break down barriers, foster cultural exchange, and create a positive impact on communities around the world. We can banish stereotypes of our own cultures, stimulate the local economy, and bring fresh ideas and perspective to places. Here is my list of rules to live by for the intrepid traveler.
For many people, travel isn't an option due to their anxiety. It is something not a lot of people talk about, but far too many people deal with it – even experienced travel bloggers! Travel may seem frightening, but perhaps by going out of your comfort zone you can learn to manage that anxiety without it crippling your travel dreams.
Getting sick is a part of everyday life, and being on the road doesn’t exempt you from that fact, especially when travel itself it exposes you to a whole new range of bugs, parasites, and environments. The key to minimizing the chances of this? Prevention.