Use a plastic straw heat sealed at both ends as a lightweight, waterproof way of bringing spices camping or on a picnic etc.
Strategy isnt what you do. Its what you dont do.
If your phone gets really wet turn it off and leave it in a bag or bowl of dry rice for 24-48 hours.
Be tolerant of all mistakes the first time, but don't allow the same mistake twice.
If you're a guy, give up smoking.
Turn up the music playing on your phone or iPod by putting it into in a bowl - the concave shape amplifies the sound.
Try not to judge people. It's much easier to love them for who they are. You'll be happier for it.
Always look great, whatever your income.
The most important thing you gain from travel is perspective.
Baby powder removes sand from your skin easily. Good for the beach!