So you've found your next destination and now you're thinking, "What am I actually going to do there? Will I be just another tourist?" Look, first things first, it's okay to be a tourist. Give yourself permission to do just that. Certain things are popular for a reason, but never overlook the opportunity for adventure. And with a trip, it's always best to expect the unexpected. But you can prepare yourself to minimize the unexpected. This will be the first in a series of posts regarding that. So what's first? Research.