5 Things to Know Before Traveling Long Term

5 Things to Know Before Traveling Long Term

Well, really there are a lot of things to know before traveling long term. But in this post, we’re going to focus on five of my favorite things you should know before hitting the road for an extended bout of independent travel. Most travelers, myself included,...
How to Beat Travel Stress on a First Trip

How to Beat Travel Stress on a First Trip

I learned how to beat travel stress on a first trip the hard way. My first solo vagabonding trip (and first time out of the United States) in 2006 started with a one-way flight to Bangkok. I didn’t have a plan, smartphone, or guidebook. As a complete newbie, I thought...