Exercise on planes. A 747
is 400' frm nose to tail+back. 13 plane laps=1 mile (less if ur
nt in 1st).
passport#/flight/hotel deets on inside cover of book ULL read on
plane. Now filling in landing card is cinch.
with tots? Pop UR business card in their pocket; if child wanders
off there's ID to connect you.
for a trek? Wear your hiking boots, carry backpack+workout on treadmill.
China-never gift a married men with a green hat. It suggests his
wife has been unfaithful.
towels that reflect a destination are gr8 gifts. They're light/pack
a cafe, never put UR bag on the floor next to UR chair. To avoid
theft make sure it's always on your lap.
culturally correct. I'm told in S. Pacific it's more important to
cover UR thighs than UR breasts.
packing molded bras - stuff cups with panties so they hold their
shape. Saves space in UR bag, too.
traveling pop into post office. For pennies U can buy colorful foreign
stamps as gifts 4 kiddies
screw from eyeglasses? Strip paper cover from a wire twist. Use
wire to replace screw+U can see again.
UR business card both to the bottom of UR computer+the inside of
UR computer case. Might come in handy.
rooms with balconies on 1st+2nd fl. of hotels/hostels. These rooms
R easier 4 thieves 2 get into.
a deck of cards into UR bag. Play Solitaire on long flights, Bridge
with new friends, Fish with kids.
up a rain cape in the dollar store. They come in a tiny pack +will
cover U+UR backpack in the rain.
stalls in rural China often dont have doors. Open an umbrella in
front of U 4 privacy.
with little ones? Carry UR camera+some emergency$ in UR diaper bag.
Thieves not interested in diapers.
address book behind. Instead create sheet with main contacts @ home+travel
contacts U plan 2 meet.
the heat. Up early. Outdoors until 10AM THEN brunch in A/C. Sightsee/siesta
indoors until 4PM. UR cool.
weather travel? Pack 2 pairs of silk long johns,1 for day+1 pair
to sleep in. Light/warm/dries fast.
special diet? Have concierge write UR food needs in the local language
so U can use in restaurants.
UR $$. Carry empty plastic water bottle thru customs. Fill it from
fountain after going thru.
2 School Specials featuring stylish pencil boxes. Buy them now 2
store earrings+makeup when traveling.
traveling check online newspapers at UR destination 2 B up to date
on news http://tinyurl.com/5dlr8
a pub? Ask for a few of their beer coasters. These R gr8 souvenirs
4 serving drinks at home.
yet imp! Carry contact info 4 ur MD with u. If ur ill abroad the
dr u see can consult with MD at home.
ur book? Sign w/date+ destination. Pass it on 2 next traveler. Send
it round the world.
traveling treat yourself+save $. Eat late lunch @ posh restaurant.
Far cheaper than their evening menu.
with young kids? Aisle seats a no-no. U want 2 protect little hands
and feet from heavy service cart.
scald yourself. Letter C on shower faucet could mean COLD or HOT
(caldo, caliente, chaud).
your pedometer. It's fun to see how many steps you took+calories
you burned while sightseeing.
free city map from UR hotel. Circle fav spots. Take it home+file
4 when U or pals plan to return.
U Jog in foreign destinations stay safe by changing UR route daily
so it won't B obvious 2 others.
cuz U haven't seen enough museums? Forget it+go play. The French
don't go 2 the Louvre every day.
large garbage bag under+over contents of UR suitcase. Good protection
if airline unloads bags in rain.