In order to travel, you need to have money. How much you need depends on each person, but perusing the following articles can teach you about things like making money on the road, automating your finances for a big trip, and real budgets for real trips by real people.
You probably know how important it is to secure your passport while traveling internationally, but you might not know that safeguarding your credit cards is vital as well. Paying for overseas purchases with a credit card can be incredibly convenient - you don't have to hassle with converting cash, and you can generally receive a lower conversion rate than you would with traveler's checks. But if you're not careful, a credit card mishap could interrupt or even ruin your trip. Keep these eight tips in mind when traveling abroad. Read more
You don't have to accept the pre-packaged tour just as it is, says Mary Richardson - often all it takes is a little bit of negotiating to turn a ho-hum tour into one that's tailor-made for you. Read more
If your pockets are deep and you want serious bragging rights at your next cocktail party, then belly up to the bar with BootsnAll writer Jessica Spiegel for a look at the world's most expensive beverages.