When you know a place like the back of your own hand, that at one point was completely foreign and new, it can be so empowering. What are your “Trusty Three” travel items? Protein Bars: As a vegetarian, I have to be super conscious of the protein I'm getting while traveling. What's your favorite travel hack? I always try to learn at least a few words in the language of the place I'm visiting, but feel like so much is lost when I can only communicate in English.