|Above, Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Whether you're going to Japan or any other international destination, it is best to be prepared before heading off so that your trip will go smoothly.
PeterGreenberg.com has a checklist of five things to do before heading off to your international destination.
The article begins with:
Preparing for a big international trip means getting credit cards and foreign money in order. But smart travelers know you also need to prepare for anything. Contributing writer Margaret Magnus has been traveling internationally since the 1970s and has visited 24 countries. She’s been delayed by a volcanic eruption, foiled by an Arctic freeze, and even fell off a camel in the Sahara Desert.
While she and her husband prepare for a hiking trip through the Czech Republic, Hungary, and the Balkans, she narrowed down the top five things smart travelers must do when planning for a trip abroad.To see the checklist, go here.
A multiple Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Known in the industry as “The Travel Detective,” he is the travel editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, and Sunday Morning, among other broadcast platforms.