Author page: Kate Downes

6 Classic Travel Habits We Need to Bring Back

“Classic”. The word is used to denote a time gone by, a way of doing things that we recognize as ideal. Classic literature, classic rock, classic movies. Not that modern things are bad, of course. But despite any new and shiny arrivals, we all know that the classics are king. It can take some effort to bring back an old habit… But here are a few travel traditions that I think we’d all like to see returned.

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What to Read While Traveling

Books are like wine. The right wine can make or break a meal, and it’s vital that they are paired correctly. In the same way, the right book can make or break a holiday. Why just grab whatever’s at the airport bookstore when you can choose something that can add to your experience? Here, I have recommended various books to accompany a few choice examples of the trips offered here on Brave Women Travel.

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How to Best Annoy Your Cabin Crew

While many travelers want to behave nicely to the people who take care of them during their flights, there are those who would rather forge their own path. Those who know best, and who need their own way to be done no matter what. These are the people who will want to be as infuriating as possible to their cabin crew. But how can you make sure you’re doing all you can to reach your goals? Here is a handy and comprehensive list of activities to ensure effective and efficient irritation of your flight crew during the time you have available. From boarding to landing, we’ve got it covered.

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Things You Might Regret Not Packing

Sometimes (often) the excitement of planning and packing for the perfect trip can get in front of our common sense. And even if you have gone over your trip in minute detail, preparing for the unexpected is something else entirely. (Of course, preparing for the unexpected is kind of a contradiction, but… anyway. Ahem.) There will almost always be something we regret not packing, so here are a few items that you should consider bringing along.

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Choosing the Right Transport for Your Travels

Planes, trains, and automobiles (and a few more options besides.) How do you know which form of transport to pick? And when? You might be heading to the airport, traveling between remote locations, or looking for the most scenic route. There will almost always be more than one type of transport that you need to consider. Here are a few tips to help you choose which mode(s) of transport will be right for you.

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