My chief tip for long term travel: enjoy the experience by being in the moment!
Throw away the camera for one trip. Leave your phone at home. Today on the South Island of New Zealand, maybe the most gorgeous place on earth, I saw people staring mindlessly at their phones or snapping pics endlessly for uploading.
I do get being plugged in and sharing your travels but being in the moment, totally focused on the beauty around you, is the best way to really dig your long term travels. This is also how to feel like a local in places, where spending 2 or 4 months in a spot helps you make friends, and to fully experience a place as a native does.
Enjoy a full day trip up to the Lassithi Plateau with majestic views and off-roading thrown in. Keep your eyes open for eagles & vultures. Explore Greek mythology and visit the birthplace of the Greek god Zeus. Also visit a 2000 year old plane tree in Krassi.
The most famous archaeological sites in the world like you’ve never seen before. The evocative scenery of the ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum and the boundless panorama of the imposing Vesuvius are the supporting pillars of what still today represents a memorable spectacle,a journey through time through ancient and glorious Roman necropolis.