Travel is a dream that many people put off until they retire from the workplace and they're free to pursue their own interests. But is it realistic? Will it really be easier to travel when you stop working? Here are 10 good reasons why you shouldn't wait until you retire to travel.
Whether you're backpacking on a round the world trip, spending your summer in a European villa or planning a two week road trip around the USA, one of the hardest questions you'll have to answer is: How much money do I need to travel? Here's our back of the envelope, quick calculation guide to get you started.
Eight months before Charles and I first started traveling back in 2002, I was a broke university grad with a student loan and almost no savings. How did I save enough money in 8 months to travel the world for a year? By getting serious and following this tough love approach.
There's a new social hotel booking site that we've heard a lot about the past few weeks. Travel Pony was launched last year and claims to save 40 to 70% on hotel rooms. But does Travel Pony really save you any money? We put their search engine to the test to see for ourselves.
While traveling the world and visiting distant lands is a dream many of us have, it can feel completely unobtainable at times. Usually, the biggest stumbling block is money, or rather, the lack of it. That's where crowdfunding comes in. But why would a random stranger want to donate money towards your dream holiday of relaxing on the beach in a tropical paradise? Well, they probably wouldn't. However, if you're planning to do some genuine good for others on your trip, you just may be able to use crowdfunding to help fund your travels. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Itching to grab a suitcase and just get out of town? Not particular where you go as long as it's far from where you're currently staying? Wondering where to start? We've scored some fantastic deals using airfare search engines that let you type in your departure city (or country) and search for a list of cheap flights to virtually any destination in the world. As a result, our last few flights half way around the globe have cost us less than local flights back home. Sound interesting? In this post, we tell you how we find cheap flights to anywhere and review the most popular flight search engines that allow you to search from a departure city to any destination.