1. Buy a small backpack/suitcase.
  2. Pack light.
  3. Don’t be afraid to use a map.
  4. Carry an extra credit card with you.
  5. Look both ways when you cross the street. Traffic direction (flow) may be different than you’re used to.
  6. Never get behind families.
  7. Book flights 3-4 months in advance to get the best price.
  8. Carry emergency cash.
  9. Use a travel card pre-loaded with the currency of your destination.
  10. Take pictures of your luggage and clothes.
  11. Take lots of photos.
  12. Don’t be rude or pushy.
  13. Take earplugs on the plane.
  14. Don’t be in a rush, take your time to see the sites.
  15. Try the local food.

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