‘How to Travel’ Video Series: Part One

CHECKING INTO A HOTEL This is the first of a series of travel video segments — rawly hand-recorded — to help show how to travel. It tackles the issue travelers face almost immediately when arriving to a new destination: checking into a hotel. It was filmed in June 2009 during a work conference at Lonely Planet‘s Melbourne offices.

44 Little Travel Rules No One Tells You

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I’ve gone a few miles over the years. And here are 44 little things about travel I picked up on the way.   Wash your hands before you sleep, unless you don’t mind it if cute rats lick your fingers clean. When kindness comes from strangers, accept it. If you don’t know if they expect a tip, you can offer one — but … Read on