This article is for you if: You're looking for a cheap flight to a specific destination, but are a bit flexible about where you fly from.In the last article in our flight hacking series, we told you how to find the cheapest flight (to anywhere) out of your departure city (or country).Now it's time to up the game a little and see how a little extra ingenuity (and to be honest, a little hard work) can save you serious money on airfare.The problem: Unfortunately, our favorite flight search engines won't let you find the cheapest flight to a destination from multiple countries or regions. You always need to enter a departure city or country.Here's our solution...
Updated for 2018! Here's everything you need to know about Portugal's toll roads from the new, unmanned Electronic Tolls to the old Via Verde system. Make sure you read this if you're planning a trip to Portugal in the near future and plan on driving your own vehicle or renting a car while you're there.
As travel bloggers, we use our iPhones constantly to find hotels and apartments, book airfares, get directions, select restaurants, phone home and share photos. Check out our list of free, must have travel apps to make life on the road that much easier.
One of the hardest things to do while on the road is to talk to friends and family back home on a regular basis. They're generally living their normal lives, going to work and so forth while you're doing your own thing on the other side of the planet.Emailing, texting and video chatting all help immensely however what happens to those friends or relatives not plugged into the internet or on the cutting edge of technology? Sure you can send them a postcard and hope they're doing well however that's a little one sided and frankly, so 1880.Let's kick it up 50 or so years and remember how it was done for almost a hundred years. Most people still have a telephone and here's a quick rundown of traditional and not so traditional ways to phone internationally.
Marrakesh's Medina is everything every guidebook says it is: a vibrant, teeming and wild assault on the eyes, ears and nose. Hustlers, touts, tourists, merchants, mopeds, cars, and even donkeys pulling carts of fresh vegetables somehow make their way along the narrow alleyways, as Moroccan grandmothers totter along seemingly oblivious to the chaos around them.It's this chaos that makes Marrakech's riads a perfect, calm place to escape. Check out our guide to finding the perfect retreat from the chaotic city streets and souks.
Finding a great Mother’s Day gift is always a challenge. While most Moms love the usual flowers, chocolates and dinner out, sometimes it’s nice to find that special present, geared just to her.If your Mom loves travel, here are some gift ideas to whet her wanderlust