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TRAVEL TIPS

[UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 2015]

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Use all of your 5 senses to experience the world when traveling, not just sightseeing…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Don’t fear or hide from culture shock, embrace it and treat it like an adrenaline sport…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] The best travel tips will often be from hostel employees, ask them, they’ll be more than happy to help…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Say “yes” more often. Be adventurous and try new things, that’s the whole point of travel…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] If you’re prone to accidents, get some affordable world travel insurance

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] “Collect memories, not things.” Pretty quote but it’s also good to collect things that represent memories aka souvenirs

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Roll your clothes into cylinders to get the most space into your backpack or suitcase…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Don’t forget to share your own travel tips with others along the way, it makes for great conversation…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Pack laptops and liquids to be easily accessible in your carry-on so you can remove them easily for airport security checks…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] The best overall backup currency to stash is the US Dollar and Euro, they’re usually the most reliable and most accepted…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] For hostels and guesthouses, never use a shower without flip-flops to avoid contamination…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Get lost intentionally, when in safe areas. It’s a masterful way to explore while traveling and discover new things…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Remember, you’re the foreigner, the minority and tourist. Be open minded and respectful to what may seem strange to you…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Facebook is a great way to stay connected with new people you meet along the way and for locational travel tips…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Guidebooks are great but get off the beaten path once in a while to discover wonderful things unknown…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Compartmentalize your packing list, pack each type of item together in a separate inner bag within your backpack…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Tourist traps get a bad rep but don’t avoid them. The Eiffel Tower, The Pyramids and Times Square are tourists traps…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Some continents like South East Asia allow for Visa Running. A way to renew…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] If looking for a hotel or hostel on location, check their prices online before booking in person for the best prices…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] It’s perfectly fine to sleep at airports if you’re within the gates area waiting for a flight…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Never offend a people’s religion, politics and royalty, it’s not nice and sometimes even illegal…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] When you have some downtime, watch the country’s local television channels. Even if you don’t understand it, it’s a great look into its culture…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Take far more travel photos than you think you need and save the good ones, delete the rest later…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Each country has different visa regulations to each different nationality and it changes often, verify before traveling…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Request taxi drivers to turn on their meters if they don’t, it’s almost always cheaper…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Seek travel tips from fellow travelers who just explored certain areas while it’s still fresh in their minds…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Keep your travel itineraries flexible, don’t plan too much or make them too complex…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] If you have to wear jewelry and fancy watches, don’t flaunt them. You’ll just attract thieves and impress no one…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Don’t pack more than 80% off your backpack’s capacity for your standard gear to allow for extra items found along the way…

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[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Save a bit of currency from the last country and keep them as souvenirs and or backup money

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] It’s easy to befriend other travelers, just say hi. Most love to meet others as much as travel itself…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] Don’t use obviously gadget specific bags specifically made for cameras and laptops to maximize safety from theft…

[icon size=”small” name=”check”] At the minimum, learn how to say “hello” and “thank you” in the language of whichever country your traveling in…

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