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how to deal with homesickness abroad

How To Deal With Homesickness Abroad

Whether you’re a teen headed off to college or an traveler wandering through Europe on your own, homesickness can strike at any time. Being homesick while traveling is not the worst “sickness” that a traveler might encounter while on the road, but it can definitely put a crimp in your plans and rob you of the joy of traveling. It’s bad enough...

Traveling light; Or, how to see the world in 17Kg

I’ve always been the type of traveler typically packed at the last minute, and I invariably end up packing much more than I needed to. But a trip I took recently had some pretty stringent restrictions on luggage weight. I was allowed one soft-sided luggage bag and one carry on bag. The two bags in combination had to weigh less 15 kilos (around 33 lbs). Because...