Traveling can be very educational. It helps you to see new ways of living and doing things. Leaving your home for adventure is amazing. This whole sensory experience is far better than anything that can be gleaned sitting on your living room sofa and watching the travel channel.

Be aware of people pretending to be officials in a foreign country. Never give them your original passport as you may never see it again. If they want to take you in, make sure you walk with them. In order to stay safe, never ride in a car with someone you don’t …