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Screwing things up while traveling is a given.

I’ve traveled to more than 30 countries, and here are the dumbest mistakes I made on the road that I’ll never make again

While traveling I've made tons of dumb mistakes that I'd like to avoid in the future. Everything from getting pickpocketed in the Mexico City metro to getting tricked by a fake taxi. Learn from my mistakes and save yourself some aggravation.
The author at the Great Wall of China.

I traveled the world for 6 months, and here’s the single best piece of advice I can give you for any trip you take

My best travel advice? Spending all this time traveling has hammered home one truth for me: forget about FOMO (fear of missing out). If there's an attraction, landmark, or museum that doesn't interest you, don't be afraid to skip it.
The author at the Great Wall of China.

I traveled the world for 6 months, and here’s the single best app I couldn’t live without

As Business Insider's international correspondent, I use a ton of different apps to make travel as efficient and seamless as possible. But there's only one I would be truly lost without, no matter which country I visit.
Flight attendants are consistently fighting jet lag.

The best ways to fight jet lag, according to flight attendants

Jet lag is one of the major drawbacks of traveling and no one knows this more than flight attendants. INSIDER spoke to several flight attendants to get the scoop on how to combat jet lag.
This should be standard on all flights.

A little-known airline has a genius solution to the biggest annoyance with sleeping on planes

Falling asleep on airplanes is hard. It's even harder when you are worried about missing your one meal of the flight. Air Astana, a little-known airline based out of Kazakhstan, has a genius solution to the problem.
Lake George, New York, is one of TripAdvisor's hottest destinations for a summer vacation.

The 10 best places to go on vacation this summer in the US, according to TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor ranked the 10 best destinations for a summer vacation in the US, including classic oceanside hotspots and cozy mountain towns. The site measured the increase in booking interest from the spring to the summer, and also took note of airfare, hotel costs, and things to do.

13 places to visit in May for every type of traveler

The best places to visit in May range from the spiritual paradise of Bali to the world-famous barbecue competition in Memphis, Tennessee.

I visited the viral, 1,400-foot glass bridge in China — and it was a traveler’s worst nightmare

The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge in China is the world's longest and highest glass bridge. It gained widespread popularity after opening in 2016 and has been featured in numerous viral videos. When I visited, it was nothing like what I expected ... and not in a good way.
The author in Banaue, Philippines in 2014.

I’ve traveled to 24 countries — here are the 11 things I Google before I visit somewhere new

Vacation can go awry if you don't put in the research beforehand. Avoid uncomfortable situations by being prepared.

13 of the best places to visit if you’re planning a vacation in April

The best places to visit in April include everything from the blooming of cherry blossoms in Tokyo and Washington to spectacular views of Victoria Falls.