I went to 13 European cities on Phil Good Journey, and it was some of the superb journeys of my life. Let’s break down a few of the greatest issues I discovered. Rule # 1 is NO EXPECTATIONS. Most of the time, having preconceived notions of a spot will take away out of your expertise. Free your self from expectations and journey with an open thoughts. Tip #2 is USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. Not solely is it the most cost effective approach to get round, you’ll additionally get to see how native individuals actually are, and strike up conversations alongside the best way. Tip #three is PACK YOUR PATIENCE. European cities are usually crowded locations. There are strains, numerous individuals, and in the event you’re not affected person it may possibly wreck the entire expertise. If this sounds tough, then tip #four is TRAVEL IN THE OFF SEASON. Subsequent up, particularly for Black Vacationers is tip #5: FIND A FORUM. Get hold of black journey boards and don’t be afraid to publish questions on how black vacationers are acquired within the completely different locations you’re going. And keep in mind, your REPRESENTATION MATTERS. For a lot of locals, you could be the primary black particular person they’ve ever interacted with. Subsequent up, tip #6: think about the “I’ll TRY IT DIET.” In different phrases, when experiencing different cultures, don’t overlook their meals. To dive a lot deeper into my journey experiences, please try every episode of Phil Good Journey Europe!