This guidebook will help you design the best possible trip, with tips on using your phone abroad and guidance on which websites, apps, and travel agencies to use to get the best deals and advice. You'll find insightful information on what to pack and which festivals not to miss, how to stay safe and perhaps most important how to get under the skin of a place and meet the locals in a natural way. In addition to an inspirational, full-color "Things Not to Miss" section, "The Rough Guide to First-Time Around the World" includes regional profiles and maps to help you plan your route and plenty of practical advice to help you save money. This guide has everything you need to make your trip as enriching and memorable as it should be. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to First-Time Around the World."