GO THE DISTANCE
Ride a local train to the end of the line. Far-out towns usually have surprises you won't find in a book.
CLEAN UP YOUR ACT
Going somewhere cold? Synthetic wool socks are key. You can wear them for several days before washing them and, unlike real wool, they won't stink when you get them wet.
TAKE A TIP FROM US
Know the tipping etiquette for the country you're visiting. Leaving a tip can be expected, appreciated or even offensive.
RAISE A GLASS
Learn how to say "good times" in the language of the country you're visiting. You'll get enthusiastic responses from the locals.