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  • Day1

    The Week Before Prep

    November 28, 2015 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 6 °C

    Did you know that tipping is not the norm in Europe like it is here in the US? The best place to get money exchanged is from the ATMs when you land? I had no idea until I started looking and investigating European travel lifehacks. As a closet researcher, I am always seeking out the best way to have the most out of an experience. The more I know, the better I feel. So I have to make sure I ask for tap water or they will give me bottled water at the restaurants. Oh, and the electrical plug adapter for England will not work in the rest of Europe. Not to mention if there is a commotion or jostle around me to watch my belongings very closely, as it could just be a set-up distraction for pickpockets to clean out the tourists. Also, I never knew that a little bit of static electricity can zap my camera memory cards clean with no hope of recovery. Apparently there are SD card holders with anti-static lining that combat this horror. Who knew?Read more