SNAP EASY TIP: Don’t plan on driving somewhere on Day 2. Your jet lag will prevent you from safe driving. We almost killed ourselves doing this! If you must travel on Day 2 take a train or other mode of public transit!
Normally you will awaken very early while you are there. However, if you have something like a train booked on day 3 don’t count on waking up early.
The last time I went to Italy I just knew I would wake up early….I always do! Long story short….the B&B vacuum cleaner outside my door awakened me at 11 am!! My train was at noon…….major hussling to get to the train station on time! Moral of the story….set an alarm always if you have a schedule to keep!
In filling in your days make sure you are not trying to cram all of Europe in a few days! Put in enough time for you to savour where you are. Time to stroll the side streets and really see a place. It is better to concentrate on a smaller area and go back to see the rest!
You can only see so much before you have sensory overload. Enjoy the moments. Have time to stop and investigate the sounds of a Welsh auction as we did in Hay-on-Wye. Such a neat,totally unplanned item on our itinerary.
If you have too much packed in you will say “no we can’t stop, we have to be at soand so at such and such a time…let’s go!”
SNAP EASY TIP: Remember…some of the best things you can do on your trip are unplanned. Moments! Let plans take a back seat if something really cool comes up when you get there. Go with the flow!
Plans are just that….plans…..they should not be too concrete.
Enjoy the journey!