1. Choose a country.
2. Start researching cities and things to do.
3. Note which cities have the most activities of interest to you and guess-timate how long you want to be in each location.
4. Select your departure and return dates, research flights, then book the flight.
5. Based on the cities and activities, research accommodations and book them.
6. Finalize research about things to do in each area of accommodation and keep an electronic and paper copy for your travels.