Be prepared! Whether it's a snag, a snafu, a mix-up, or a mini disaster, *things* happen when you are traveling. On this episode of Solo Travel Talk, Astrid combines stories, philosophy, and some practical tips for dealing with situations when things so awry. On this episode, you'll learn how to be prepared, how to construct a Plan B on the fly, how to assess if a problem is fixable or not, and the importance of travel insurance.

The State Department phone mentioned in this episode is 1-202-501-4444.

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