5 Quick Tips to a Smooth Vacation
- Be Flexible – I always plan for delays and try not to get upset if things go wrong. Patience is extremely important when traveling! You will laugh about these snafus later.
- Make A List – About a week or so before each trip, I make a list of items I don’t want to forget. Passports, Currency, Power Converters, etc. I’ve learned that when I think of something, I need to write it down.
- Learn Common Phrases in the Local Language – A simple “Please,” “Thank you,” and “I’m sorry” in the local language goes a long way. I also like to learn the word for wine, but that’s just me.
- Bring an Extra Camera Battery – Have you ever gotten to that epic sunset photo spot and realized your camera battery is dead and you don’t have a back up? I try to bring at least two camera batteries on all of our trips so that we don’t miss out on that perfect shot.
- Always Buy Travel Insurance – A medical emergency can wipe out your savings — or even worse. More on this in the next issue…