See yourself in the contest of a rich and complex world.
Choose options, experiences, interactions and disoveries.
Pack light and keep things simple.
Define your values and explore your beliefs; craft your own meaning for life.
Be humble, good-humored, courteous and patient.
Seek mental and spiritual growth as much as physical adventure.
Seek to understand other cultures.
Value first-hand experience.
Embrace dynamic possibilities.
Share what you learn.
Live for the present moment over dreams of past and future.
Find pleasure in simple moments and details.
Transform broad expectations in nuance realities.
Consider local information.
Learn the economic, political and environmental context of your host culture.
Adapt as you go.
Slow down; enjoy the experience.
Make meaningful connections and informed decisions.
I’m an independent traveler.
Experience it for yourself.