25 Rookie Travel Mistakes NOT TO MAKE

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Комментарии • 1 051

  • SuperDiamondGH
    SuperDiamondGH 11 часов назад

    So, basically have common sence

  • Crystal G
    Crystal G 11 дней назад

    Lol I'm an American and I don't tip. I'm poor.

  • Chesire Joanne
    Chesire Joanne 17 дней назад

    Where can i get your top? It is so cute

  • Renna Jane
    Renna Jane 23 дня назад

    TIP and Service Charge are NOT the same! Service Charge is equally divided to team members and TIP is when you know and feel that the person is providing you an exceptional above and beyond service. Yes, it is still great to give the person a TIP -be kind enough to give something extra to the person.

  • April Gabriella
    April Gabriella 26 дней назад

    A lot of great advice! Thanks!

  • Shahrazad Polk
    Shahrazad Polk Месяц назад

    Thanks for all the tips. I just got my passport and want to start traveling abroad.

  • Hristian Dro
    Hristian Dro Месяц назад

    Great watch. So much fun. U r hilarious !!!

  • Jackie Duran
    Jackie Duran Месяц назад

    When we went to disney we went to all 4 parks in 1 day. I was so tired. Lol😂

  • Emily Boe Lee
    Emily Boe Lee Месяц назад

    Hey, everyone! I'm an 18 year old freelance travel photographer and I just started my youtube channel! Please give it a look if you get a chance!:)

  • David C
    David C Месяц назад +1

    This is so basic lmao... Remember to take your passport as well HAHAhaha

  • Henry Wallace
    Henry Wallace Месяц назад

    Why are all the travel videos done by females?

  • Darwin Parada Reyes
    Darwin Parada Reyes Месяц назад

    en valpo las micros funcionan hasta super tarde, tonta sapa mentirosa y la ctm.

  • Ki Ko
    Ki Ko Месяц назад

    Know your languages! I usually translate for the people I meet while traveling. So I’m the translator of the group. This means that usually I’m the one who will pick up words and sentences from the local languages fastest. Not only will the locals really appreciate this and become even more willing to help etc, but also it allows you to get a way better experience with the local culture and so forth..
    Language skills are way to important!!!

  • Nakamura Klein
    Nakamura Klein Месяц назад

    The bamboo forest in Arashiyama was so disappointing compared to the photos of it online.

  • SunDღll
    SunDღll 2 месяца назад

    This is by far the most informative travel-tips video I have watched, thank you!

  • biggerthangod69
    biggerthangod69 2 месяца назад

    I dont tip

  • Dee
    Dee 2 месяца назад

    Straight to the points 👌🏼

  • Amelia's Channel
    Amelia's Channel 2 месяца назад

    10 months since I last flew on holiday, and I'm leaving tomorrow for my flight. Back to this!

  • Ashley Riffle
    Ashley Riffle 2 месяца назад

    Hey! Traveling to Turkey soon from America. I have three flights. One from Ohio to Toronto, Then from Toronto to Amsterdam and then from Amsterdam to Istanbul. In between my flight changes i have around an hour and 30+ minute lay over. Do you think I will be ok? I'm very nervous

  • FlowUrbanFlow
    FlowUrbanFlow 2 месяца назад

    That drinking tip is just good for life in general. I don't understand why bars exist.

  • Jade Mitchell
    Jade Mitchell 2 месяца назад

    Yes eat were the locals eat I learnt this last time

  • Jade Mitchell
    Jade Mitchell 2 месяца назад

    The money one is good in Cambodia they like small bills and it is very very hard to changes and they are very fussy if there is a tear in one they won't take it

  • Pola Weiß
    Pola Weiß 2 месяца назад +1

    If you are happy with a service (guide or driver f.ex.), ask him/her for contact dates to hire him/her again. Or ask for contacts of friends at your next location :)

  • Tiffany Shacole
    Tiffany Shacole 2 месяца назад

    Where did you get the shirt????

  • Shadya Brown-Hall
    Shadya Brown-Hall 3 месяца назад

    I love her shirt 😍

  • lois miller
    lois miller 3 месяца назад

    The small change thing is true especially in Poland. Have smaller bills for the grocery store. I learned the hard way.

  • ivi122
    ivi122 3 месяца назад +1

    WiFi should not be so important, not going to eat at a result because they isn’t any WiFi 😳sorry but don’t agree

  • Hannah Secrist
    Hannah Secrist 3 месяца назад

    Are you Italian?!

  • Celeste Cast
    Celeste Cast 3 месяца назад

    I love your shirt, it's so cute! Where did you get it from?

  • Ella Wakeman
    Ella Wakeman 3 месяца назад

    TIP ALERT! I have a travel bank card that you load up before you go, you use it exactly like a debit card, and you have a secure online account to go with it that you can use to transfer more money onto the card, or lock it remotely if you need to. I love it, because it means I don't have to travel with all my normal cards, and if you lose it or it's stolen, it's super easy to shut it down, and, since it's prepaid, if it DOES get hacked into, it's near impossible for that person to access any more money than what you've loaded onto the card. ALSO, it's fantastic if you're traveling through multiple countries, as no matter what currency you want to buy something in, it will automatically convert the currency on your card into the currency of that place. And you can get multiple cards linked to the same account, so that if you lose one, you have another. And they each have a unique PIN just like a credit card... Only safer.

  • VviYen VDO
    VviYen VDO 3 месяца назад

    I'm a new traveller since last year and excited for my travel plan in 2018!

  • Saphy
    Saphy 3 месяца назад +1

    Not sure if you made this but can you make a video about how you carry your loose and small change/bills? Example 500 dollars in small change is difficult to manage! I'm scared of theft and also sometimes having a huge wad of small change makes it easy to be spotted + sometimes hard to manage

  • Arielle Davis
    Arielle Davis 3 месяца назад

    That shirt is badass

  • evgeni x
    evgeni x 3 месяца назад

    it is funny how much emotions you show us while speaking :)
    thanks for the great tips!

  • Nisha LaChelle
    Nisha LaChelle 3 месяца назад

    Great tips, thanks so much!

  • Local Goes Global
    Local Goes Global 4 месяца назад

    We love your videos! So informative and overall awesome. :)

  • Isabelle Grace
    Isabelle Grace 4 месяца назад

    She said data wrong. You pronounce it dayta not data

  • Molly McMahon
    Molly McMahon 4 месяца назад

    do you have tips for traveling where theres limited data/wifi access? im traveling on my own for the first time to arusha tanzania in africa

  • Travel with NJ Steve
    Travel with NJ Steve 4 месяца назад

    great info, but what about bringing the correct electrical adapters ? Any suggestions?

  • Max Tieu
    Max Tieu 4 месяца назад

    Me and my mom didn't know what to do. But I just guessed and read the signs and some how made it from Ohio to Texas to South Korea then FINALLY GETTING TO VIETNAM! Just to mention.... IM 12!!!! AHHH STRESS. ALMOST MISSED A FLIGHT FROM TEXAS TO SOUTH KOREA! Only made it on time by 1 minute.

  • faimzan21
    faimzan21 4 месяца назад

    My first name is Ahamed. Explains why I don't travel often; almost missed a international flights cuz of my name

  • Darwin Smith
    Darwin Smith 4 месяца назад

    check out my buddys web site. tonyfeelgood.com/
    Some parts of the world may not have WIFI. YOU DO NOT NEED WIFI. Thats a rookie mistake. Plan way ahead of time. Survival common sense says get grid coordinance map for destination of arrival. Its important in case you get lost. A survival plan is essential. Also you may want to get a sim card for your phone in that country. Collect emergency numbers.

  • Dipan Rit
    Dipan Rit 4 месяца назад

    I want some help regarding abroad traveling

  • Sonia
    Sonia 5 месяцев назад

    Bring an extension cord!

  • kateemma22
    kateemma22 5 месяцев назад

    Rookie mistakes for hotel types like me (I love hostels, I do, but sometimes I am such a snob lol): leaving your passport in the hotel room safe. I’ve been there and done that. Whoops. Not just the passport either - I carry two purses when I travel, one for my spare credit card and extra cash etc and that goes in the safe too. Don’t just put valuables in there - put in one thing you absolutely will not forget... one shoe, your toothpaste (get up in the morning, go to brush teeth before packing and leaving but the toothpaste is with your passport!), your sunglasses - anything so that when you’re ready to leave and bag is packed you are reminded that whoops can’t go, something is missing!

  • Sprulsey
    Sprulsey 5 месяцев назад

    I have also made a fair few mistakes

  • Ruff
    Ruff 5 месяцев назад


  • PyroGhost913
    PyroGhost913 5 месяцев назад

    I'm planning a solo trip to Ireland next year, and I have no idea what I'm doing. I'm probably going to be hanging out on your channel a lot.

  • bailey berg
    bailey berg 5 месяцев назад

    Where did you get your watch from!! super cute

  • lightpinkchemistry
    lightpinkchemistry 5 месяцев назад

    Great video.
    This makes me feel like travel’s not worth it.
    There’s too many issues and too much research involved.
    Why not just stay in one city?

  • Ken Lee
    Ken Lee 5 месяцев назад +1

    Nah. I prefer private transportation. It's no fun dragging your luggage, even if it's just 1 piece, to/from the train station and then for 30 minutes along cobbled streets to the hotel. Just forego a little bit of your daily life (e.g. 2-3 less coffees from st*rbucks a week) to save up for your trips.

    • IC U
      IC U 3 месяца назад

      Ken Lee it's called "backpacking". You don't strow your luggage you buy a "travel backpack" that you carry not strow

  • Risharne Clark
    Risharne Clark 5 месяцев назад

    Im going across the ditch to Melbourne, Australia in a week!! So excited. Im staying with a friend but will be on my own on the weekdays while shes at work

  • Ryan Jacobs
    Ryan Jacobs 6 месяцев назад +1

    I love your shirt ! Where did you get it ?

    • ivi122
      ivi122 3 месяца назад

      Ryan Jacobs she wrote in a comment that she got it from Roots

  • nerdnow
    nerdnow 6 месяцев назад

    Not the arctic, no service even in "Hubbs" like Nuuk or Pond Inlet

  • Alpha Centauri
    Alpha Centauri 6 месяцев назад

    OH MY GOD YOU LOOK EXAAAAACCCTTTTLLLLLLLYY LIKE ANUPAMA CHOPRA , just type Anupama Chopra on google images and get ready to get the biggest shock of your life

  • William Burton
    William Burton 6 месяцев назад

    more like 14 mistakes

  • Heather McKay
    Heather McKay 6 месяцев назад

    Loved your interview on video influencers!

  • Tongyao Pu
    Tongyao Pu 6 месяцев назад

    Ja, I feel the same thing after my travel experience. I love solo traveling, but sometimes it do wear you out.

  • Ema -
    Ema - 6 месяцев назад +1

    Love your videos 😊😋

  • Natasha Jean
    Natasha Jean 6 месяцев назад

    The one rookie mistake I did was not bringing enough clothes with me. I ran out of clothes while I was in Toronto. Spent 6 days there and around the 4th day I looked in my suitcase and ran out of clothes. Started to wear clothes inside out. Lol!!

  • keri boberry
    keri boberry 6 месяцев назад +5

    My favorite part of traveling abroad is disconnecting from electronics...no phone and if I don't have wifi, whatever..lol

  • Jj Green Interviews
    Jj Green Interviews 7 месяцев назад

    Informational... but TMI....

  • Rizuka Ender
    Rizuka Ender 7 месяцев назад

    Oh my god!!!!!!!!1 My friends name is Nadine I really got excited when you're channel name was Hey Nadine :0

  • Opi Begoob
    Opi Begoob 7 месяцев назад

    i think something to consider is that people make these mistakes because they do not know how to avoid them. For instance: i have no idea how to find out about public vs private transport. I don't know where to check for 80% of these tips. i guess you just have to ask around and hope you don't get stabbed.

  • Annie Kaune
    Annie Kaune 7 месяцев назад +1

    If you're from the US, bring your US phone with you. When logging in to your accounts while traveling in a foreign country, you will get a prompt to verify your identity. Many companies like Google (e.g., Gmail) will only use your phone number and text you a 2-factor authentication unlock code. I've learned this the hard way when I didn't bring my US phone # abroad.

  • Traveler Global
    Traveler Global 7 месяцев назад

    Hi Guys, I found this really cool website with checklists for your next travel: travel-checklist.com/ so make sure your don't forget anything :-)

  • High On Life
    High On Life 7 месяцев назад

    But how does one know if they've packed more than they need??

  • Soph ia
    Soph ia 7 месяцев назад

    awesome video! sorry for the spam, but check out my travel blog if you're interested in finding tips on how to travel for cheap! peace&love x www.lostinwanderlust.co.uk

  • Artem Bondarev
    Artem Bondarev 7 месяцев назад

    It's great but you need some money anyway if you want to travel. Fortunatelly you can start making it with just one dollar in the pocket. Don't believe me? Then don't watch this video and click the link in the discription ruclip.com/video/KQCH--WWtco/видео.html

    TB MURAH 7 месяцев назад

    Learn to read the traditional map. I am surprised on how many ppl doesn't know how to read these. Google and apple map not always reliable. They are useful but if you travel to remote places it's a good skill to have in hand

  • Harold Sibayan
    Harold Sibayan 7 месяцев назад

    subscribed :) hope you subscribe me back also . thanks ;)

  • Top Kek
    Top Kek 7 месяцев назад

    Loved your video. This will be very helpful when I travel to Japan.

  • Maria Goludina
    Maria Goludina 7 месяцев назад

    I work in a customer service and North Americans are the worst tippers. I've got now idea how it comes

  • Jackie R
    Jackie R 8 месяцев назад

    I am going to Lebanon, staying at my grandparent's house in the village, don't have to worry about laundry :)

  • mbergstedt84
    mbergstedt84 8 месяцев назад

    About not carrying much Money on you. i know it would be bad if you drop it och get your bag stolen or whatever u do to loose it. but if You wana save Money then take out much everytime you take out Money. That way you save Money from a number of transaction fees. so if you go to Thailand for example, Always take out a minimum of 10 000bht that will save you lots of Money in the long run.

  • Annie Evie
    Annie Evie 8 месяцев назад

    Rookie Mistake not to make: Not getting a VPN in China. If you want to use important things like Google Maps or Google Translate in China you're gonna need a VPN (virtual private network) to do so. I've heard of far too many travellers finding themselves lost in China because they can't access maps or translate apps on their phone that could help with asking directions.
    Another good tip (if you're travelling to somewhere you don't speak the language) is to have the name of your hotel/accommodation written down somewhere. This is especially important in places like China in which the writing system is different to English. This way if you're lost you can show people, or a taxi driver and they can help you get where you gotta go.

  • Rolando Ruiz
    Rolando Ruiz 8 месяцев назад

    While there some things you have to learn to say yes to, there are also some things you also have to say no to with absolute confidence 'cause if you don't, that experience might get you into a whole lot of trouble (if not dead).

  • Gwen CSmith
    Gwen CSmith 8 месяцев назад

    Here's the tips:

    - Packing too much
    - Not packing the right shoes
    - Not planning out laundry days
    - Forgetting power cords and/or portable batteries
    - Over-scheduling
    - Not getting a watch
    - Not having a data plan (for your phone)
    - Not knowing your wifi plan
    - Book places with wifi (eat, stay, etc.)
    - Spending too much money drinking and partying
    - Not understanding tipping etiquette
    - Short connection times
    - Thinking you'll save money at a cheaper airport without thinking properly about how to get to your hotel
    - Not checking train, bus, or metro timing
    - Not comparing public transportation with private
    - Soz, gtg. Hope I helped!

  • ZOknows
    ZOknows 8 месяцев назад

    Drink tons of bottled water! Very crucial.

  • Ezio Auditore
    Ezio Auditore 8 месяцев назад

    While you did technically touched on this I wanted to be more specific. Don't go with the people who solicit cab rides at the airport. I once had to pay 104 euros for a 20 minute cab ride from the airport to my hotel.
    I would also recommend being sure to buy power adaptors before leaving, and not just buy them at the airport when you land. I did this twice, and each time I didn't realize I forgot to pick one up until after I was already out of the airport.
    Put the phone down for two bloody minutes. What's wrong with sitting down to eat and enjoy the food for 45 minutes without needing your phone? You also really don't need them for directions either. We have this fascinating new invention called a map.

  • hana hipp
    hana hipp 8 месяцев назад

    did u make that kesha parody snow?

  • Erin Hannah
    Erin Hannah 8 месяцев назад

    How boring are your travels if you depend completely on wifi 😴😴😴

  • PfC Wells
    PfC Wells 8 месяцев назад

    Its amazing how many folks seem to be travel snobs on here.

  • Cacilia Yancey
    Cacilia Yancey 8 месяцев назад

    Has anyone used Pixel and Project Fi in Europe. It's supposed to work and comes with VPN.

  • Jamie
    Jamie 8 месяцев назад

    I'll give you a tip, if you ever come to the UK learn how to say data correctly!

  • graxie v
    graxie v 8 месяцев назад

    you are so adorable lol but this video deeeeefinitely helps thank you!!

  • Joni dh
    Joni dh 8 месяцев назад

    Why always search for WiFi? 😐 Youre not on vacation to spend your time on the internet Where ever you are

  • Paula Baldassini
    Paula Baldassini 8 месяцев назад

    Love your t-shirt! 😍

  • Carla Bohna
    Carla Bohna 8 месяцев назад

    WHERE DID YOU GET THAT SHIRT???! I loveee it.

  • xX Anime Xx
    xX Anime Xx 8 месяцев назад

    I swear. I have a feeling i'm gonna get arrested because of my rookie travel mistakes T-T

  • Taylor Wenneson
    Taylor Wenneson 9 месяцев назад

    Please do rookie airport mistakes

  • Cassandra Boyd
    Cassandra Boyd 9 месяцев назад

    Well thank you for all of the advice! It was very helpful. I feel confident and ready to go now! :)

  • Jatoiya Patten
    Jatoiya Patten 9 месяцев назад

    Honestly, where did you buy your shirt? its too cute :S

  • Kayla Mastin
    Kayla Mastin 9 месяцев назад

    Do you have any tips on traveling to foreign countries with language barriers? I've used apps before and have tried to pick up on the languages, but I'm not 100% comfortable yet!

  • Beatrice Overton
    Beatrice Overton 9 месяцев назад


  • adriana anthony
    adriana anthony 9 месяцев назад +1

    For longer stays find a local grocery shop and pharmacy close to where you stay or pack dry easy fix foods like ramen and oatmeal especially if you don't stay at a hotel. I did this for my study abroad in Germany and it was great for those late night meals or indoor study sessions past 8 pm when restaurants close to me were closed. Use a map, that's how I got around Paris for a day with no trains. its cheaper to walk if you can read a map really well and you see everything better along the way to and from your hotel. if your hotel has free buffet breakfast take a fruit or something to go to get the most out of it, you don't want to be starving when the tour bus drops you off and overspend because you were too hungry to think. have a spending budget before you go but give yourself wiggle room, especially if using ATM's, its not fun going home with extra euro's and $3 in your acct

  • Cherry Tejada
    Cherry Tejada 9 месяцев назад

    Im American and I never tip

  • Engström Research
    Engström Research 9 месяцев назад

    Talking about tipping and saving money in the same video. Lmao what. Just dont tip

  • Engström Research
    Engström Research 9 месяцев назад

    In spain they don't care at all if they leave with the busses like 15 minutes early

  • thatonekid
    thatonekid 9 месяцев назад

    How do you make friends traveling? I am very shy... 😂