Travel Tips


Inez at the Chinese Gardens Sydney, Australia

Know before you go

Know before you go usually applies to learning as much as you can about your destination including food, people, language, culture and especially the cost of transportation from the airport.  Even if you know all of this and more you are not prepared for the unforeseen and unknown such as the recent ban on some travelers entering the [...]

5 Tips On How To Travel With Confidence

Using these 5 tips on how travel with confidence will get you thinking differently about traveling.  Because you’ve been thinking about it FOREVER! You spend time visiting websites, reading about others’ travel and longing to go to those places.  You’ve told everyone who would listen that you’re going and every time you say it, a [...]

2017-01-11T15:31:18+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Categories: Travel Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Is travel insurance absolutely right for you?

That is a very good question and the answer varies.  I rarely use travel insurance when traveling in the US because even if there are delays and other events, I'm not out of pocket for large sums of money.  On the other hand, when traveling abroad, I almost always have travel insurance.  Traveling abroad with [...]

Where do I find real local food?

A question that I asked quite often while traveling abroad was "where do I find local food?"  I was surprised to see McDonalds, Burger King and Denny's in many countries.  They were always packed and most stayed open 24 hours daily.  Before leaving home I decided that I would experience as much of each country's culture [...]

2017-01-17T15:38:45+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Will I be okay traveling solo?

Of course, I will be okay traveling solo!  Immediately having this thought puts you in the realm of possibilities and courage.  Your mind begins to dwell in places of excitement lifting your vibrational level, exuding bliss knowing that you are protected wherever you are. Tweet: Being okay traveling solo will depend totally on you. It [...]

How do I explain my travel dreams to my family and friends?

How to explain my travel dreams to my friends and family was very difficult especially because they don't desire to travel outside of the United States. They were very afraid that something terrible would happen to me. Their fears were based on watching the news and reading the papers. I decided that the best way [...]

2017-02-16T14:23:10+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Listen to Your Intuition

Listen to your intuition!  A huge part of staying safe while traveling is being aware of you and your surroundings at all times.  Intuition helps you with that. Have you ever been enjoying yourself, having fun, laughing out loud and then you feel as if something shifted, something doesn't feel right?  You ignored the feeling [...]

Do Your Research

Do your research prior to leaving home.  Use the internet and research every place you intend to travel and learn everything you can.  Register with the State Department, check their website for information on safety, Visa requirements, and other advice. Be sure your Passport is current with enough blank pages to satisfy the requirement of the [...]

2017-03-09T13:38:07+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

How do I ask for veggan food?

You can always ask. You will need to be specific in your request. Tell them exactly what you want and how it should be prepared. Even after all of this, you still might see traces of meat or meat products in your food. Because putting meat or meat products in food is standard in many [...]

2017-01-04T09:33:01+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

Be Street Smart

Be street smart. ALWAYS pay attention to your surroundings. Never look like a tourist. Study your map before you leave your accommodations and know where you're going. If you must ask for directions, seek someone who is a police officer or government official. In Malaysia, even after studying the map, I need to ask directions. [...]

2016-11-30T10:55:55+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments
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