10 Tips for Traveling to Thailand: What You Need, Etiquette, and More

Thailand has become a tourism powerhouse in recent years. Statistics show that around 32 million international tourists visit this South East Asian nation annually. That translates to $71 billion (you read that right, billion) in revenue just from tourism. If you're planning on booking a flight bound for Bangkok, there are a few things you should know beforehand. Below, we'll go over the top ten tips for traveling to Thailand so you can make a smooth transition into this exotic country. 1. … [Read more...]

How to travel with a cat (domestic and abroad)

We love them because they purr, they are soft and furry, they can guess when we’re upset and generally make our lives happier. We can’t stay mad at them for more than thirty seconds and we even praise them when they break, chew or scratch something precious. Yes, I am talking about our dear feline friends. I’m going to tackle a particular subject that most cat owners dread and should be avoided, if possible: how to travel with a cat. Cats are very sensitive to the smallest changes, and, as a … [Read more...]

Fundamental Things to Do Before You Travel Abroad

Flights and accommodation bookings are indeed the most important aspects of travel planning. But if you want to fully enjoy your trip, you should take a look at our essential list of tasks to consider before you travel abroad. Getting Ready to Travel Abroad: Essential Things to Do Before You Leave Your Home Manage Your Finances As you cannot travel abroad for free (unless you are the lucky recipient of academic travel abroad programs such as travel abroad scholarships), you should first take … [Read more...]

When and Where to Hire a Tour Guide: International Travel Tips

Why would you need a tour guide when traveling abroad if there are so many travel guide books, audios and tour guide app options you can use for a self-guided tour? In this post, we will discuss the usefulness of hiring a tour guide during your international travels. We will provide answers to the following questions: What does a tour guide do? Are tour guide jobs threaten to disappear?   What is the difference between guided tours and self-guided tours? What are the must-visit places … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Traveling in Europe on a Budget

We all share the same common dream deep down in our hearts of traveling all across Europe one day. The continent is world-famous for its rich culture, hospitality, breath-taking landscapes and tendencies to party like there’s no tomorrow. Literature, cinematography and the internet in general have rightfully made us fall in love with all of the romantic countries in Europe and yearn for the trip of a lifetime. Unfortunately, not all of us can afford an all-inclusive vacation in Europe, throwing … [Read more...]

Travel Tips For Women Over 50 Years Traveling Alone

You have to have patience. Even if you are an experienced solo traveler, every time you go on a new trip it is normal to take your time to adjust to the solo travel and get rid of those initial nerves, that you are out in the world alone and you have to handle everything by yourself. This is why, information is primordial. Read the following travel tips for women over 50 years traveling alone. Safety Measures Plan everything ahead before you travel and choose your destination based on solid … [Read more...]

International Travel Tips Packing: Unusual Tricks for Traveling Light

The point of traveling isn't about carrying as much useless stuff around you as you can, but about having just enough items to feel comfortable and have fun. The importance of packing light cannot be overemphasized, and there's nothing worse than dragging an oversized baggage around with you all day. The best international travel site will always tell you to pack wisely. Nobody will ever brag about how much stuff he/she managed to stuff in their bags, but about how much fun they had. Modern age … [Read more...]

Overseas Travel Checklist: What You Need Before Embarking on your Adventure

Embarking on a journey across the world can be the adventure of a life-time, but it can quickly turn into a nightmare if you are not prepared to deal with unexpected situations. As much as we enjoy traveling, getting organized can be a pretty daunting task. While it may be possible to survive without your favorite T-Shirt or underwear, there is nothing more frustrating than forgetting your passport, or papers at home. This is exactly why it is vital to prepare a list of necessary items well in … [Read more...]

10 Essential Clothes Packing Tips for the Hopelessly Disorganized

The hopelessly disorganized seem to be a species all their own: on the one hand, much like anyone else, they do enjoy traveling; on the other, though, their chronic inability to get organized often causes them to freeze up and/or fly off into a panic. If you belong in this very special category, check out our list of twenty vital clothes packing tips, which are guaranteed to bring order even into the lives of the most desperately messy travelers out there. Getting started: Method-focused … [Read more...]

Tips for Traveling Alone in Europe – For All Types of Travelers

So you’re finally making your life-long dream of seeing Europe come true. Only you’re going it alone. That may put a damper on how excited you are about the trip, but it really shouldn’t. In order to make sure that you have the best possible trip across the Old World, we’ve scoured the Internet high and low. We looked at advice dispensed by the best travel bloggers out there. We asked friends with experience in this field. And for all those planning to travel around the world, we put together a … [Read more...]