Tips to Help You Travel like a Pro!
Traveling alone is something that unnerves a lot of people. And it’s not surprising. The thought of leaving home behind for a foreign country is understandably daunting. Being so far out of your comfort zone in an alien environment, surrounded by strange sights, smells, and sounds can seem like a altogether scary experience rather than a fun one.
This month marks the beginning of my full-time digital nomad lifestyle. I don’t have an apartment, a car, or debt, and all of my work is accomplished online. Right now, I’m in Montreal writing from an Airbnb while comparing awesome expat destinations - it’s a jump that’s been a long time coming.
Recently, a guy I met in Panajachel, Guatemala was having numerous problems getting money because he lost his wallet with both of his ATM cards inside. Eventually, he will receive replacement cards, but only after personal aggravation and the disruption of his daily schedule. This got me to thinking. Since we don't want this same situation to happen to you, we put together some useful points to consider. Take advantage of what we know!
Looking back, living as an expat in China was a time of growth and learning. Being open minded was absolutely critical to participating in another country’s culture. I took many ways of Chinese life back to the states with me upon my return, like making sure I am a very hospitable host when having guests and being adventurous with trying new food - you never know, you may like a duck egg and jelly fish salad more than you’d think!
Looking for a job that will let you travel the world? Principal Hotel Company put together this handy infographic detailing some of the best opportunities out there. (By the way, if you're interested in becoming a travel blogger, use the "Books and Guides" link at the top of this page to learn how!)
Check it out - here are nine of the most wheelchair-friendly tourist attractions in the world, spanning the globe from USA and Mexico to Singapore and Australia!