We set off with excitement but may encounter some bumps along the way, writes Grace Ellis.

While being a world nomad opens up an abundance of new and exciting experiences, it's not always smooth sailing. Let's be honest, there are aspects to travelling you probably wish were less stressful, cheaper and simpler and there are some you wish you could just avoid altogether. But hey, it's all in the experience, right?

Being the travel "mum"

In every friendship there is a group mum. Regardless of gender, the group mum tends to be the friend who books the Uber or holds

Money, money, money

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Food babies

Public bathrooms

Scams and pickpockets

Customs and Immigration

Jet lag

Homesickness

Luggage

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