Travel savviness is a process born of missed buses, foolish behavior, cultural unawareness, and countless tiny errors. eventually, after many lessons learned, you begin to seamlessly move through airports and integrate yourself into new cultures like a fish to water. Use these tips to become a savvier traveler and to avoid all the mistakes that I made!
The more I travel, the more I realize that planning out every single detail of a trip is not the best way to do it. Having freedom to adapt while traveling allows you to make changes anytime you need to. Want to stay longer in a place? You can. Want to leave early with other travelers you met? You can! Staying flexible leaves room for serendipity – and that is never a bad thing!
There are so many trip planning resources out there: the Google Trips app; 100,000+ blogs; countless forums, communities, and sharing-economy websites; and everything in between. In that sea of endless information, here’s how to find what is accurate and trustworthy.
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.
Choosing where to go can be one of the most difficult choices when it comes to travel. How do you narrow down your destinations, get on with your trip planning, and not suffer the anxiety that comes with choice overload? Here are 6 ways to deal with “analysis paralysis” and figure out where you will go next.
Itinerary planning is a complex beast that is highly dependent on your likes and dislikes but I want to share how i go about picking places, routes, and why some places don’t make the cut. This is how I decided my current route through Southeast Asia.