Tips on how to survive a last minute trip?
Since I’ve completed almost a month of international travel, with having had only two days to prepare before hitting the road, it’s time to assess my shining highs and my rock-bottom lows.
What did I learn from this crash course in winging a last-minute trip?
Quite simply, I learned how to survive it.
So now I’ll give you some “insider tips”, so that you can survive it better than me. Most of it is geared for international travel, but some of this applies to domestic travel too. Here’s tips on how to survive a last-minute trip.
Surviving last minute trips: Spending a freezing night at a lonely Korean KTX station.
In my last post about survival trips, I told you the things I did well.
But obviously, everything wasn’t smooth-sailing.
If you’re pulling a last minute trip with multiple desitinations, you’re bound to have flaws… big ones. So while I aced most of my trip, there are a couple of things that I failed big time in too.
Here’s some of those more memorable car crashes.
Things I didn’t do well… (more…)
If you’re a woman, would you pee standing up?
Are you a newbie to using squat toilets? Traveling a country, where there’s non-western toilets? Going hiking in the woods, where the toilet is the great wide open? Here’s a helpful aide for squeamish squatters…
It’s called a Female Urinary Device or F.U.D. It was my first toilet aid, when I began traveling countries, where I’d be subject to a squatter.
Well, I did it! I went on my last-minute travel break and I survived it. It was heaven… and stress. Four countries and nine cities, with two days prep time before flying out.
I did it awesomely… and I did it badly! I had good times and some horrible times too.
It was freezing in Korea. Macau was nicely temperate and Hong Kong was amazing, but rained for four days out of the six that I was there (… which apparently doesn’t happen often). It snowed something cold in (more…)