1. Consider your budget, pace and companions
  2. Research and ask for recommendations
  3. Know your strengths and weaknesses
  4. Find churches, missionaries or other believers to connect with
  5. Think in terms of service
  6. Consider how others will impact you
  7. Be kind and flexible interacting with people
  8. Plan how you will spend time with God
  9. Pack light
  10. Get travel insurance


  1. Travel because everyone else is
  2. Travel to escape
  3. Travel just because you can
  4. Idolize pleasure
  5. Assume you’ll be immune to temptations
  6. Forget to thank God for the places and people you encounter
  7. Lose touch with home

Adapted from “Travelling the World as Citizens of Heaven”