6 Ways to Avoid Staying in a Bad Hostel

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Last Updated: 01/04/2020 | January 3rd, 2020 What makes a good hostel? How do you avoid a bad hostel? After staying in over a thousand hostels since I first started traveling the world, I’ve become quite..

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How to Avoid Paying Bank Fees While Travel

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Updated: 2/2/2020 | February 2nd, 2020 Saving money for travel is one of the biggest obstacles that keeps people from realizing their travel dreams. Yet, all too often, I see travelers throwing money away in ..

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How to Use the Sharing Economy to Travel o

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Last Updated: 2/2/2020 | February 2nd, 2020 In the decade that I’ve been traveling, the Internet has revolutionized travel. While not always for the better, there is no question that it has allowed peopl..

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How to Get a Cheap Cruise for as Little as

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Updated: 12/8/2018 | December 8th, 2018 Cruises can be expensive affairs. First, ships reel you in with a “cheap” room and an onboard credit but then smack you around with high-priced drinks, non-..

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How to Find Cheap Hotels: Hotel Booking Si

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Last Updated: 10/15/2018 | October 15th, 2018 As much as I love hostels and other forms of cheap accommodation, there is something nice about the luxuriousness of a hotel: the clean room, comfy bed, desk, iron..

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How to Find the Perfect Apartment on Sites

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Last Updated: 3/10/21 | March 10th, 2021 I used to hate renting apartments from websites like Airbnb. As a solo traveler, I preferred the social atmosphere of hostels. You got to meet people, they ran activiti..

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My Best 61 Travel Tips to Make You the Wor

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Last Updated: 12/18/18 | December 18th, 2018 Most people aren’t born savvy travelers. It’s something that only comes with on-the-road experience. In the beginning, you make a lot of travel mistakes. Travel s..

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How to Move Abroad and Save Money

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Updated: 08/20/2018 | August 20th, 2018 There are many people I look up to in travel writing. Tim Leffel is one of them. He’s been writing about budget travel long before I knew what travel — let alone bu..

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10 Best Places to Travel on a Budget

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Updated: 02/08/20 | February 8th, 2020 The world is full of affordable destinations, and it doesn’t require much effort to find them. No matter what continent, there are always places you can visit on a budget..

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16 Things Not to Do When You Travel

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Last Updated: 1/7/21 | January 7th, 2021 Travel writers always talk about what to do when you travel. It’s all must-see this, must-see that, stay here, eat here, spend this, etc etc. But what about all the thi..

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The 9 Best Places to Teach English Oversea

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Last Updated: 2/2/2020 | February 2nd, 2020 Every year, tens of thousands of people go overseas and teach English. Young and old, they go for many reasons: to learn about a new culture, make some money to trav..

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5 Steps to Booking a Cheap Flight Online

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Booking a flight can be one of the most stressful parts about travel! Airfare is expensive and, with variation in prices, we often worry that if we buy right now, prices could drop and we’d be the person who pa..

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The Foolproof Guide to Staying in Shape Wh

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Updated: 05/14/20 | May 14th, 2020 Many moons ago I came across an article about a guy who travel hacked a round-the-world airline ticket for $418 USD. The article appeared in Gizmodo (I was a bit jealous I di..

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How to Crush it on Couchsurfing

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Last Updated: 9/25/20 | September 25th, 2020 Couchsurfing was one of the first sharing economy travel websites in the world. Couchsurfing was conceived by 21-year-old Casey Fenton in 1999. After he found a ch..

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Where I Find the Best Travel Deals

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Last Updated: 1/7/21 | January 7th, 2021 Finding the best travel deals is a matter of timing. A lot of people think travel is just expensive, but in reality, there are incredible deals happening all the time. ..

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How to Know the Travel Info You Find is Le

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Last Updated: 8/2/20 | August 2nd, 2020 A few years ago, I was in San Francisco to visit the Google Travel offices, where we spent a lot of time geeking out over travel booking data and metrics. One of the sta..

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2017: The Year You Make Travel Happen

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Posted: 1/3/2017 | January 3rd, 2017 One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to travel more. It’s right up there with eating better and going to the gym more. And, like so many other resol..

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14 Major Travel Scams to Avoid

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Last Updated: 12/3/20 | December 3rd, 2020 On my first big trip abroad I got scammed twice on the same day. My friend Scott and I had just arrived in Thailand. We were in Bangkok trying to find a boat cruise ..

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And the winner is….

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I know you all have been eagerly waiting to hear who has won my round the world giveaway…and today, the wait is over. We got thousands of entries and it was really hard to narrow it down. It took me a lot long..

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Can You Teach English Abroad Without a TEF

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Last Updated: 02/08/20 | February 8th, 2020 Whether you’re wanting to kick-start a new career or to just work a short-term job until you have enough money to travel again, teaching English abroad is an option ..

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8 Travel Podcasts That Will Give You Serio

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Posted: 7/12/2019 | July 12th, 2019 I love podcasts. As someone who travels often, they’re a great way to stay informed and entertained while you’re on the go. To help me highlight some of the best..

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How to Travel on a Budget in 2021

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Last Updated: 3/25/2021 | March 25th, 2021 A new year brings a new sense of possibility as we create new goals to help us get closer to that ideal self we have in our mind. And one of those goals usually invol..

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How to (Virtually) Travel the World

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Posted: 5/11/20 | May 11th, 2020 With the world on hold for the foreseeable, it’s going to be a long time before we get back on the road. Even as we begin to look to the summer, it’s likely that ma..

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Coronavirus and Travel: What You Need to K

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Updated: 2/2/21 | February 2nd, 2021 Since March of 2020, Coronavirus has devastated the world. Millions have gotten sick, hundreds of thousands have lost their lives, and entire economies have been shut down...

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