Travel Rules

By Gotravelwithpurpose | Nov 9, 2019


My partner and I have developed a set of travel rules that we learned the hard way. I hope they help you travel wise and avoid some of the mistakes we have made.

1. Don't get into a cab that doesn't either have a meter or is not willing to settle on a price in advance
2. If the locals are doing it, you can do it
3. Only order one. If it is good, get more.
4. Restaurants on corners, main streets and with employees hackling at you tend to be overpriced and overrated.
5. Do not enter a bakery unless you are pulled in the by delicious smell
6. Always pack snack
7. Listen to the weather network and bring that rain jacket
8. Always cary toilet paper
9. Always cary hand sanitizer
10. If you don't ask, you don't get

We have always made it a habit to ask the locals for advice, give back generously whenever we can and to prioritize getting list in the city over a having a densely packed schedule. This list is ever evolving so if you have a suggestion or a travel rule you live by, don't hesitate to comment and share!

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Written by Gotravelwithpurpose
Hey fellow travelers! My name is Alina, I am dedicating a year to travel the world. The trip started in Japan in April and I have so far covered Japan, China, Mongolia, Russia, Scandinavia, Central Europe, The UK, and Morocco. The next leg will include Eastern Europe and Middle East before I venture off to Africa, India Southeast Asia and Australia. That’s the plan! If you like my tips, don’t hesitate to leave your comments and follow along with my adventures :)

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