I actually tripped on a pothole outside of NY’s Penn Station and U.S. Senator from New Jersey Cory Booker saw the entire thing and came over and asked if I was okay! I was mortified but he said, “It happens all the time and we’re working on it to make this situation better.” Man with a Plan, I tell you!
Response to What Is Your Best Travel Advice?:
Learn how to say “Hello”, “Please “and “Thank You” in whatever the language is of the place you are visiting, should it be different to your native language. Manners matter. You’d be surprised how helpful it is as they really do go a long way, and what you put out in the universe will always come back to you tenfold.