When I started traveling in 2006, there were no large travel blogs as we know them, sharing economy websites, or apps, and there were few online booking sites for obscure destinations. I remember finding only one website about backpacking in Europe and a couple of forums where I could ask questions. Information was there, but […]
When it comes to travel, people think what’s holding them back is money. They imagine they can’t travel because, unlike me, they can’t tap the Bank of Mom and Dad, are burdened by their debt, and simply assume I’m just lucky and special. They’re wrong. With passion and some patience, everyone can travel. And I’ll show you how.
Every day I get asked hundreds of travel questions. My inbox is constantly full, and it takes hours each day to answer them all. I’m not bothered, because I enjoy answering people’s travel questions and helping others travel more. However, not every question merits a single 1,000-word blog post to answer it; most have simple […]
The North American frequent flier market isn’t looking so good. Across the world, frequent flier programs were never that generous to begin with, and though there have not been any major international program changes as of late, I’m sure they will one day follow suit. Find out what all this means for you and your travel plans.
In travel, everything depends on your individual needs and desires. What travel credit card should you sign up for? Should you buy a rail pass? Backpack or carry-on? Everyone will have their individual preferences and goals. Unfortunately, there is no right answer when it comes to travel.
At the end of January, I hosted a Creative Live session on budget travel. Creative Live is an online education site that hosts multiday educational courses on a variety of topics. They offer really good courses and get phenomenal, world-class teachers. Over 10,000 people watched my two-day course, and Creative Live said I had one […]