There are countless books, articles and websites offering smart travel advice. Researching, following smart travel tips, and planning ahead will all enhance your travel experience. But, no matter how prepared you are, something will always change and there will always be surprises. So take this advice; go with the flow, be patient, and enjoy yourself. The unplanned events, more often than not, will be the highlights of your trip. That’s part of the adventure. If going abroad for the first time, it can be difficult to know how to prepare and what to expect. Even a seasoned traveler can make mistakes. Here are a few tips that will help you prepare for your program:
- PACK LIGHTLY! We will be on the move, so bring only what you need. Use the recommended packing lists and watch our packing demonstrations. Try to bring multipurpose clothing that can be worn for several types of activities. We promise, if you pack lightly, you will thank us.
- Research your travel destination. You will have a deeper understanding and appreciation of the places you are visiting. Also, research allows you to better plan your trip, ensuring you experience more and waste less time and money.