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Travel Tips

Below I will discuss some of the issues I have encountered while travelling .

Housing/Airlines/Rental Cars:

For most of my non-work travel, I frequently use or for good deals on airlines and hotels, You will see a lot of deals as well as customize your itinerary to your preferences. I prefer to stay in aparthotels (if available), apartments or rent houses (since i prefer to cook my own meals) and the added benefit of allowing me to meet locals and visit the neighborhood stores and such.

Cellphone/ Mobile/Internet

Most of the time you can purchase an additional roaming plan from your local mobile carrier but from my previous experiences than can be very costly and not all mobile carriers services will carry over to all countries. My solution to that problem is that I will purchase a prepaid plan from local provider, for most European countries ""(or country specific) predominantly  has the best prepaid packages with great data plans attached. I have also recently been aware that Google Fi has an amazing global plan (starting around $65) that is great for a world traveler and has coverage in many places.  

Public Transportation:

For a lot of the countries i have visited Uber has a presence in most larger cities otherwise you will be more dependent on public buses, trams or trains (which in Europe is very dependable). 

Language Barriers:

I highly recommend Google Translate to assist you with most language barrier issues you might encounter, the good thing is you can download many languages before you depart for your trip so you will be able to translate signs and communicate until you are able to get mobile service set up. 


For the most part ubereats is available in many countries, I use such services from time to time until I have become more familiar with the area where I will be staying, then I will venture out seeking local cuisines and eateries. I frequently use google maps to show me restaurants near me and I go out and explore.. 


When travelling I often use or google maps to search out activities near me, I have found hiking trails, kite surfing lessons, horseback riding, diving lessons, go karting, rock climbing etc. there are many ways to make your trip enjoyable and usually when you meet locals they can be a wealth of knowledge for the best pubs and clubs to attends also, so never disregard the art of making friends.


I advise you only take the basics that you will need as you can always find great clothing choices at very reasonable prices. I also like to shop at stores if I see something that fits the style I am looking for but I mostly shop local stores. I highly recommend this option.


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