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First time travel advice needed!

Hello guys,

I'm a first-time traveler. I need your advice. I am going to visit my cousin's family next month in Europe. As I am new and don't have a better experience of going to other countries. So looking for your suggestion. What will you suggest for a newbie like me? All of my necessary papers are ready right now. Just to confirm my ticket for a reliable agency. I have been searching for online travel guides. How much reliable they are?

 

Please let me know in your reply. Thanks in advance. 

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Make sure you have travel insurance. Pack light. Try the local food - be adventurous. Take medication with you for diarrhea. Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes. Get to know people and listen to their advice. Have a good time.

Use a travel agent, make use of the excellant public transport where you can, if you take medication with you keep it in the original box and take your prescrptions to prove the medication is yours.  When travelling make it a point to find where the local Supermarkets are, it is much cheaper to buy food from them and make some meals yourself than to use shops.  Always have a couple of Euros in your pocket, there are very few free toilets in Europe.

Avoid driving in the south of France, a lot of the roads are hardly wide enough for one car let alone two passing each other.  Don't over pack, clothes are much cheaper in Europe and it is often cheaper to buy cheap T shirts than to pay laundry fees to have them washed.  Most people in Europe are quite willing to help travellors, most times you don't even have to ask, they see a puzzled face and just offer help.  We found this in France, Germany and Italy, in France make sure you tell them you are Australian, don't let them think you are British, you will be treated much better as an Australian.

Always try the local food, it may at times sound strange but people eat it for a reason.  Make the most of it and have fun.  

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