Planning your trip can be a lot of work! Where do you start? What’s step one? What’s step two? What’s step three? Fret not! This page will give you all the best resources I have for planning your trip from start to finish. These posts go into the nuts and bolts of planning. They will teach you what to do first, second, and third. They will teach you how to narrow down your travel choices, know where to get legit information on the web (besides here), and help you avoid the newbie mistakes I made in the beginning!
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The more I travel, the more I realize that planning out every single detail of a trip is not the best way to do it. Having freedom to adapt while traveling allows you to make changes anytime you need to. Want to stay longer in a place? You can. Want to leave early with other travelers you met? You can! Staying flexible leaves room for serendipity – and that is never a bad thing!
There are so many trip planning resources out there: the Google Trips app; 100,000+ blogs; countless forums, communities, and sharing-economy websites; and everything in between. In that sea of endless information, here's how to find what is accurate and trustworthy.
For the first time in a long time, I am going to a place I know nothing about... and I’m thrilled! Normally, if I have enough of a basic understanding of a place, I just wing it, but Sri Lanka required some work. Here's how to plan a trip in a destination you know nothing about.
Choosing where to go can be one of the most difficult choices when it comes to travel. How do you narrow down your destinations, get on with your trip planning, and not suffer the anxiety that comes with choice overload? Here are 6 ways to deal with "analysis paralysis" and figure out where you will go next.
Itinerary planning is a complex beast that is highly dependent on your likes and dislikes but I want to share how i go about picking places, routes, and why some places don't make the cut. This is how I decided my current route through Southeast Asia.
When I left to travel the world, I didn’t know what to expect. I wasn’t well traveled and was as green as they come. No one I knew had ever done this before. To compensate for my lack of preparedness, I followed my guidebooks and wet my feet with tours. I was young and inexperienced, and I made a lot of rookie travel mistakes. But you don't have to.