Trip Planning Travel Articles

There are multiple industries dedicated to helping you plan a trip. Skip the travel agent and peruse over 50 articles that will help you plan the nuts and bolts of your trip, no matter the length or destination.

 
The Art of Traveling in Developing Countries
The Art of Traveling in Developing Countries The developing world has a lot to offer the adventurous traveler but it's not without its downsides. Zoë Smith offers some advice on how to keep safe and stay sane...
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Top 5 Inspirational TED Talks About Travel
Top 5 Inspirational TED Talks About Travel Travel's the great driver of making meaningful connection, so we want to encourage people to travel, but we also want to encourage the voices and stories from people who have unique stories to tell.
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What To Do With Pets When You Take a Career Gap Year
What To Do With Pets When You Take a Career Gap Year ...For most of us, pets form part of our extended family, so making sure they have somewhere to stay, that will keep them happy and safe is a big consideration in your career break planning.
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Travel Hacking for Dummies
Travel Hacking for Dummies Many travellers become fanatical about travel hacking, but let’s face it, not everyone has a credit card. So, does this mean that travel hacking is only for those of a certain class? In a word, no!
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Travel Accommodation for $1 Per Night? There’s An App For That
Travel Accommodation for $1 Per Night? There’s An App For That James Asquith is the Official Guinness World Record holder for being the youngest person to travel to every country in the World (before the age of 25). Now he's the founder of a new app that was inspired by his journey: Holiday Swap.
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Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel
Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel Just graduated college or graduating soon? Frustrated about job prospects? Isabel Eva Bohrer shares tips on a travel option that you may not have thought of. A RTW trip could enhance your resume and make you stand out to prospective employers.
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7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once
7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once It takes a great deal of courage to set off on one’s own into unknown territory, but there is growth and empowerment in doing so. Renee Lo Iacono shares a few things traveling solo can teach you about yourself and the world.
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Overplanning vs. Spontaneity
Overplanning vs. Spontaneity How much should I plan? How much should I leave open? Planning a long term, RTW trip can cause headaches for first-timers. Luckily Adam Seper is here to help you ask yourself the right questions to make planning that first RTW trip much easier.
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Rethinking Traditional Travel: 7 Tips to Break the Mold
Rethinking Traditional Travel: 7 Tips to Break the Mold If you've ever felt like your trips are starting to feel a bit too alike, you might be interested in Lauren Quinn's advice for changing things up, inspired by an unexpected source.
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The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip
The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip What do you know about stopovers? Did you know that with many itineraries, you can stopover in certain cities for a few days with little change to your budget (you can sometimes even add an extra flight for less!)? Adam Seper shares how stopovers can help you get more from any trip. Want to check out Dubai but don’t have the funds to spend more than a few days there? How about a few days in Hawaii en route to Asia? Want to see the Great Wall but don't think fitting China into the itinerary makes financial sense? Want to see what London has to offer but don't have the budget for more than a day or two? Looking into your stopover options gives you the opportunity to see more for less.
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