You step off the plane, and your senses go into shock as you set foot on land you've never touched before. You adjust your ears to a dialect different from yours and inhale brand-new aromas. This is what traveling abroad is all about. But where to start, in such a foreign setting? Before the trip, look up where to find the local tourism office (or just find a local), and pull out this list of essential questions to ask when you first arrive in a new country.