Very few things can get me out of bed early on my day off. The promise of brunch is one of them. Nothing is more compelling than the smell of fresh brewed coffee, endless glasses of champagne and mountains of decadent carbs topped with sugary goodness. So of course, when my sister suggested brunch this morning, I was all in.
The world is our playground. From the beaches of Boracay to the ruins of Machu Picchu, we have an all-access pass to play in the most iconic and remote corners of the globe. But with this access comes an onslaught of new hurdles for the modern day wanderer. Threats of fraud, identity theft and civil unrest make traveling a bit more challenging. However, with the right preparations, you can arm yourself for a stint in the global sandbox.
Hard Copy of Flight Itinerary
I never thought to travel with a paper copy of my flight itinerary until I was stopped at the Panamanian border control, trying to re-enter Costa Rica. My friends and I had traveled to Panama for a weekend get-away. We had crossed into Panama with ease, only needing our passports and a few bucks to pay for visas. We didn't realize trying to get back over the border would prove to be more difficult...