Disasters happen to the best of us, and it's rare that you can travel today with no incident (whether it's sitting on the tarmac for hours with no food and water or finding that though you arrived at your destination, your bags didn't). Unfortunately for us, Frommer's staffers don't get preferential treatment when we hit the road -- we hit the same bumps you do. Here we offer tales and triumphs of our travels:
Food for Thought
One of the great joys of traveling is discovering new foods, but occasionally dietary restrictions, unsanitary conditions, or simple distaste may deter you. I used to live in a country where I couldn't stomach the food. I lost 10 pounds my first month there, and my diet consisted of yogurt and beer. Where did I go wrong? Here are some tips I've picked up that'll ensure your survival, without having to resort to the local Golden Arches.
- Plan ahead. I always pack some meal-replacement bars and packs of nuts in case desperation strikes. You might also want to book accommodations that include a kitchen, so you can cook your own food. I also like to check out ex-pat message boards for my destination;...
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