Travelling can be – some say it should be – a very personal experience, but that's no reason not to share ideas. Here's a selection of tips that I hope you find useful, but remember, they're just what I think. There will be plenty of people who swear by different guidebooks, prefer different travelling seasons and think I'm insane living on such a pittance, but variety is the spice of life...
Tips for Every Trip
However big or long your trip, everyone needs to think about planning, what to take, guidance, staying in contact, costs and the return home. Here are some handy tips that I've picked up from my years of travelling:
You might also find the following useful if you're thinking of travelling for a long time, alone, or with a guidebook or computer in tow: