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46: Travel Myths to Ignore (Early 2019 Travel Plans)

January 17, 2019

People have all kinds of fears about traveling. We attempt to tell the truth on a few of the travel myths that are keeping people from engaging in the experiences of a lifetime. From street food to duty-free costs to transportation. You cannot believe all that you read and we hope to shed some light on the topics that might be holding you back. Don’t know the language? Worried about your age? Scared to take a bus? We discuss it in this episode of busting Travel Myths. We also give details on where we plan to travel to through May of this year. Main Topics Covered: Early 2019 Travel Plans Travel Myths to Ignore Links Mentioned in the Episode: Check out all of the PARTNERS that have made our lives easy while traveling the world.  Tommy John Underwear - Matt brought seven pairs of underwear on his journey - ALL Tommy John We breakdown our travel plans for 2019 but you can always find out where we are NOW here.  The world is safer than ever and there is actually data to support it.  There are all types of people in the world and we experienced that in Cambodia Travel (Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Angkor Wat).  Travel does not have to be expensive like we experienced in the Galapagos Islands on a Budget.  Paracas, Peru was an incredible trip that helped us meet travelers of all ages.  Transportation is not scary. We have taken busses, trains, tuk-tuks, and motorcycles. Even the bus ride hugging mountains on our way to Dhermi Albania (Incredible Beaches) was easy.  The train while in Vietnam Travel to see the beauty of the countryside was awesome.  The alcohol in Singapore can be crazy expensive. Grab a bottle at the airport when you land.  American sports are not important around the world. Soccer is king. This blew my mind. Most notably the amazing time we had in Lisbon, Portugal.  The Vietnam War by Ken Burns is an eye-opening documentary that helped us understand what the Vietnamese went through to help us interact better.  First They Killed My Father about a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge in Cambodia is a moving documentary.  Please remember, when you travel you are a GUEST in their country. Be courteous. Be kind. Sign up for our Newsletter to get the latest tips in Travel and hear about our weekly visits around the world