how-to-plan-for-travel-how-to-avoid-getting-arrestedThis is Part 8 in my How to Plan for Travel countdown series with one blog post per month containing travel tips to get my family, friends, clients and you ready to go for your next vacation overseas. From August 1 through June 30, I’ll be counting down the tips by how far in advance it’s optimal to plan. If you stumble across this blog post in April, and you’re planning a trip in May, you’re not too late. You’ll just have to do things a little more quickly.  How can I get organized for travel: 2-4 months before How to Plan for Travel: Learn the culture! Have you ever heard the term “Ugly American”? That description has nothing to do with lacking fashion sense or not being blessed with good looks. Instead, that phrase is used to describe