Pre Departure Travel Preparation

Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned travel veteran, the countdown to your departure always comes with a degree of anxiety. This is especially true if you plan to travel around the world for free. You wonder whether you will have the confidence to deal with the myriad unknowns inherent to travel. You hope you are sufficiently prepared and are bringing everything you need. In order to abate your pre travel concerns, below you will find a few preparatory and confidence inspiring articles.

Frequently Asked Travel Questions & Concerns

Here we have provided a list of the most frequent travel questions and concerns. If there is something we have not mentioned that you would like to know, feel free to contact us.

Mental & Physical Preparation

If you are on this site and desire to travel the world for free, it is important to undergo mental and physical preparation. In the following article you will find various techniques that will help to begin your transition into a travel lifestyle. In this way, when you finally do hit the road, you will be somewhat acclimated and less prone to bouts of anxiety.

Avoiding Travelers Depression

Staying positive sounds easy and obvious, but often the twists and turns of the road can leave you feeling in the dumps. If you don’t make an active effort to remain positive, your mind will spiral down into ever increasing unhappiness.

Essential Travel Gear

Being on the road traveling with little or no money, is in some ways like being on a desert island. You no longer have all the countless items from your home at your disposal nor do you have the ability to buy much of anything abroad. Therefore it is essential to think carefully about exactly what you will need to bring while on the road.

How To Pack

The key to packing for your trip around the world is to think light and pack even lighter. As best stated by Susan Heller, “Lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.”

How To Pick Your Backpack

Your backpack will become your best friend during your travels. You will sleep with it. You will laugh at it when it falls over unannounced and you will hate it as it pulls at your back like a small monkey for miles on end. Thus, of all the things you bring with you on your trip, your backpack is one of the most important.