- Buy Travelers Insurance. Before you leave, if you have an ailing family member, if you yourself are over 50, or if you have a medical condition, it is advised.
My son Gordo, who has had some eye-opening experiences during some of his trips abroad, had a great idea—to post informational tips I've learned over the years during my travels.
Some I've learned through bad experiences; some are from good experiences; some are just commonsensical. I can't claim that these will be unique tips – most travelers will come up with the same advice.
Anyway, here goes! (Sections below are expandable.)
OTHER FRIENDLY ADVICE
Be aware of cultural differences: