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.

 
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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Wanna Travel Sooner?
Wanna Travel Sooner? Would you like to travel now, instead of later? Would you like to travel for six months instead of two? How about a lifetime? Jennifer Miller shares some secrets to funding your travels sooner rather than later.
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Deciding Where to Go
Deciding Where to Go Now that you've made the decision to go on a RTW trip, what's next? The planning seems overwhelming at times, so that's why Adam Seper is here to give you tips on how to choose your destinations and route.
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Thailand’s “Banana Pancake Trail” and 5 Insider Tips for Escaping It
Thailand’s “Banana Pancake Trail” and 5 Insider Tips for Escaping It Until you actually get to Thailand, the infamous Banana Pancake Trail sounds like fun, but it's also wise to go beyond that, so Steve Bramucci shares expert tips for pulling that off.
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3 Australian Road Trips to Plan Your Trip Around
3 Australian Road Trips to Plan Your Trip Around Australia is a country that begs to be driven, from the Great Ocean Road, to the coast of Western Australia, right up through the Outback and the Red Center; Jenn Miller invites you to take a week, or a month, or six months, and explore beyond the highlights of Australia!
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Central Europe: What to see + Easy Tips for Safety & Comfort
Central Europe: What to see + Easy Tips for Safety & Comfort Let Jenn Molholt show you the ropes on a trip around Central Europe: from where to go to how to get there safe and sound, Jenn shares all of the information you need.
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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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