I make a lot of 错误s. Despite years of constant travel to over 90 countries, I can’t believe how often I still make rookie 错误s when I should know better. For example, in the last couple of months alone, 我有：
- 忘了 购买旅游保险 直到我旅行三天
- 忘了 预订住宿 在圣诞节期间
- 迪登’t rent a car in 库拉索 （尽管知道我应该这样做），因为我很便宜，但由于公共汽车没有，我最终错过了很多岛’t go there
Those are just the ones I remember off the top of my head in the last few months. 那里 are countless other instances in which I break my 27条主要旅行规则 （因此，为什么规则27最重要）。
每天，我都会收到很多电子邮件 充满忧虑，恐惧和担忧的新旅行者. Just a few days ago, a woman who was preparing to study abroad told me she thought she was making the biggest 错误 of her young adult life. Looking at her two suitcases filled her with dread. Another guy worried that he wouldn’t ever really be “ready” to travel. And another reader was concerned about her lack of worldliness would only lead her to screwing up.
How can they avoid 错误s? How can they ensure that everything is going to go smoothly?
环顾四周，将旅行作家视为“专家”和“专家”，他们似乎可以毫不费力地环游世界。我们穿越机场，与当地人成为即时朋友，并无缝融入新的和未知的文化中。我们’re like ninjas.
But I 不要’t know anyone like that. All my “expert” friends make plenty of 错误s. I’ve witnessed many first-hand, obvious 错误s from people who should have known better.
But we are all human and humans make 错误s. 即便是“超人旅行专家。”
It’s natural to worry about problems that might happen on the road. It’s easy to let that worry and fear cripple you and cause panic. Before I went traveling, the 最坏的 case “what if” sceneries consumed my thoughts. How would I deal with this 要么 that situation? What if I got on the wrong train, booked the wrong flight, 要么 做出错误的旅馆选择？
I have 不要e all three of those things (and more). It’s easy to beat yourself up over silly 错误s. Hell, 我怎么会这么愚蠢到把护照丢在飞机上 ？！
But, with time, one comes to realize that if you 不要’t occasionally make 错误s on your travels, you aren’t pushing yourself enough. Mistakes happen to confused people in unfamiliar places, people who 不要’t take preapproved tours and deviate from their guidebooks. Going to unfamiliar places and getting a bit lost was exactly the elsewhere I was looking for, even if that meant taking on some risks.
I long ago stopped beating myself up over my travel 错误s. Humans makes 错误s. Experts still make 错误s. I learn from them and hope I 不要’t make them again (but I probably will).
So the next time you book the wrong flight, catch the wrong bus, 要么 screw something up, know that you are not alone and that others, even the experts, have made far worse 错误s…我们幸存下来并继续前进。
Because you are going to make a lot of 错误s on the road.
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