Travel Tips

Inez at the Chinese Gardens Sydney, Australia

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. [...]

2016-11-30T10:55:55-04:00October 19th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

Do Whatever You Want

Do whatever you want! This is VERY big because you have only you to please. Do the things that you enjoy and make your heart sing. Arriving in Bali at 2am because of a delayed flight all I wanted to do the next day was relax. Because I traveled solo, I relaxed all day and [...]

2015-10-13T09:07:08-04:00October 18th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

Talk to People

Talk to people. Be engaging and join in conversations with the people you meet in your hotel including hotel staff, restaurants, tours, and other places people gather. I experienced one of my dreams shortly after arriving in the Philippines simply because I talked to people. From childhood I dreamt of going to far-away places, sitting [...]

2015-10-13T09:05:52-04:00October 17th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments

Travel Light

Travel light, you don't want to have to wrestle with tons of luggage. Pack lightly, clothes that you can wash at night and wear in the morning. While traveling for fourteen months, my luggage grew heavy and cumbersome. By the time I reached my seventh country, I didn't want wrestle anymore. I pared down to [...]

2015-10-13T09:01:42-04:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: Travel Tips|0 Comments
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