Solo travel can be a scary thing, particularly if you’ve never hit the road alone before. Many people would never plan a one week vacation alone much less contemplate a RTW trip without a partner to share it with. But as these solo travelers share, going it alone can be one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to travel.
Anyone who has traveled has likely received advice from friends and family. Some of it may be good, and some of it very, very bad. Adam Seper collects the worst travel advice received by travelers around the world and offers a few tips you may want to consider instead.
Over the years Pamela has taken several long-haul bus trips. Sometimes she was prepared and other times she wanted to find the closest cliff and dive off. Here are her 8 tips for surviving long-distance bus travel.
As thieves get more clever, travelers have to get smarter. Jessica Spiegel outlines what to look for before you put your credit or debit card into an unfamiliar bank machine, in case it's been tampered with.
The US State Department is notoriously over-cautious when it releases travel alerts and travel warnings for countries. Katie Hammel reminds us that we shouldn't take those as gospel and lists 6 places that you should still visit anyway.
There's no reason to fear traveling around Sub-Saharan Africa, but it is important to be aware of some of the unique situations and challenges. JoAnna Haugen offers expert advice on how to enjoy your trip safely.