Personal vacation planning styles range from ultra-planners to non-planners. Ultra-planners have every tiny holiday detail planned in advance. Non-planners take a minimalistic approach of only booking flights and then departing. Most travellers will plan their holidays somewhere in between these two extremes.
The smell and crackle of a previously unopened map and guidebook fairly reeks with possibilities. Purchase of these documents is an unambiguous indicator that we are committed to the trip and it is within our short term planning horizon.
What is the best way to take my money? This is a common question for travellers. The answer depends on where and how long you will be travelling.