For the past two years I’ve lived and worked in over a dozen countries, spending most of the year as a digital nomad living out of a backpack. It’s awesome. I talk to a lot of people back home that have never traveled, and have lots of questions about the basics. I compiled these into 10 tips to make that first international adventure go as smoothly as possible.
1. When you pack a suitcase, wrap your shoes in a shower cap.
This will prevent the soles from touching your clean clothes.
2. Call your credit or debit card company before traveling internationally so that you’re authorized for vacation purchases.
The last thing you want is to be reported for suspicious activity and not have access to your money.
3. Store your loose cables/chargers in an old sunglasses case to keep everything in one place.
This is important for … Read more