A year and a half later we revisit our popular review of the hotel booking site TravelPony to see what's new and whether they should still be in your hotel booking arsenal. In a word, yup.
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.