Well, three weeks until I leave for what my daughter called my 'Fisher Price my first European adventure'...... it's more like 'my once in a lifetime experience'; but lets face it, every trip away should be that memorable.
I got the bags out today, ironed stuff and watched youtube travel tip vids. (thanks Rick Steves and Hey Nadine). I don't think I have ever started packing this early. I looked up the fine print of my flights and , yes, my carry on bag conforms.
I have been soaking in wisdom from experienced travellers, many thanks to them.
My first solo trip was 2016 and it happened to be Europe.
I flew to Greece (via Changi & Dubai) to meet a cruise from Piraeus, Greece to Barcelona, Spain, with stops at Rhodes, Greece; Malta, Siciliy, three other ports in Italy and Marseilles, France.
From Barcelona (staying overnight), I travelled by very fast train to Montpellier, France, (staying overnight) and on to Nice. After 2 nights at Nice with a day trip to Monaco. Then I flew to Greece for 2 nights in Athens and then home via Dubai and Kuala Lumpar.
........ all by myself!
Fast forward to 2017 and I am planning anothe... full info