Planning a long trip can be a daunting task. Where do you begin? What’s step one? What’s step two? What’s step three? It’s easy to get overwhelmed in the beginning, especially when you haven’t done something like this before. Use this step-by-step guide to help you get out the door and into your next adventure!
Posted: 9/6/2018 | September 6th, 2018 Years later, I returned to the scene of the crime: Costa Rica. It was in that country that I first fell victim to the travel bug, a disease that would infect me for the rest of my life and lead me to where I am today. There was no […]
Travel savviness is a process born of missed buses, foolish behavior, cultural unawareness, and countless tiny errors. eventually, after many lessons learned, you begin to seamlessly move through airports and integrate yourself into new cultures like a fish to water. Use these tips to become a savvier traveler and to avoid all the mistakes that I made!
Celinne da Costa spent a year traveling the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to host her. She stayed with 70+ strangers in 17 countries across four continents. In this interview, Celinne tells us how she did it all, with surprisingly very few hiccups along the way.
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!
Wouldn’t it be great to travel anywhere in the world for only $1,000? In this post, I break down how you can take trips to expensive, exotic locations for only $1,000. While $1K is not free, it’s a goal that many can save. Find out how you can get your flights, accommodation, food, and activities taken care of – all for just $1,000!
Travel can get repetitive. When you see the same cities and sights over and over again they begin to lose their charm. Want to fight back against becoming a “typical tourist?” Try adding a theme to your travels. By focusing your itinerary around a specific interest you’ll have to get creative leading you to more adventurous and exciting travels!
Back before the Internet, when people wanted to plan a vacation, most used a travel agent. These lovely folks would book your flights, cruises, resort stays, honeymoons, and everything in between. With online booking so prevalent, I wanted to discover if travel agents were still relevant. Planning your next trip? Find out if you should use one!
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.