You only get out of it what you put into it. This old saying is applied to nearly everything – groups you join, studies you undertake, hobbies. And if you are anything like me, it is sometimes irritating to hear. But that old cliche, over the years, has proven itself to be true. Intended results require planning and effort.
So it is with travel. Hobos used to ride the rails, kids hitchhiked their way across country and savvy students “did Europe on $10 a day.” Sadly, those days are gone.