When traveling long term, or while living as an expat, you might experience traveler fatigue from time to time. This goes beyond just the simple cravings of things like bagels, certain cereals, etc.
When one spends too much time reading or watching the news, it’s rather easy to believe that there is little good in the world. As we’ve traveled we’ve been on the receiving end of many acts of kindness, most of them random. I wanted to share just some of them.
Among the many fun and interesting things one experiences through travel, there are often some. . . potential surprises for people from the US who haven’t traveled much. No worries, though. Culture shock can sometimes be fun.
If you travel or watch the news regularly, no doubt you’ve seen or heard at least one travel advisory. Through our travels we’ve decided there are some things they just leave out of advisories. Things people really should know.
Although, I rarely ever use it for what I guess is its primary function—making and receiving calls. It can be incredibly helpful, especially when we’re in a new town. Here are some of what I consider my best travel apps and why I use them. And most of them are free.
Obviously, packing for long-term travel is a bit different than when going on a short holiday. For our first 2 years of travel, we were very minimalist. I was surprised and proud of the fact that we had such few things considering all the crazy stuff we found in our US condo when we were getting rid of our stuff. Three-year-old grocery store receipts? After being on the road for awhile, though, one begins to “need” some simple but unusual things.