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.

 


Five Shoulder Seasons Around the World
Five Shoulder Seasons Around the World Shoulder seasons:those delightful wedges between high and low seasons that offer decent weather, smaller crowds and a healthy potential for deals on hotels and airfare. Shoulder seasons indicate a drop in tourism demand, but not in intrinsic value. Melanie Waldman offers up tips for booking shoulder season deals in five regions around the world.
RTW Trip Planning for Recent College Grads
RTW Trip Planning for Recent College Grads 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.
Are Guidebooks Necessary for the Current Traveler?
Are Guidebooks Necessary for the Current Traveler? We use guidebooks to plan our itineraries, learn about a country's culture and history, find accommodation, and much more. They help create our experiences and provide a foundation in how we perceive and understand the place we are traveling. In this article, David Jennings takes a closer look on how these books are produced and what consequences their usage has on the world.
The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip
The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip Have you heard of stopover flights before? If not, Adam Seper is here to let you in on a few secrets to make the most of your long term trip.
5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip
5 Questions To Ask When Planning Your Big Trip Are you planning your first big trip? Jenn Miller shares five questions to ask yourself before you dive in.
How to Decide Where to Go on a Long-Term Trip
How to Decide Where to Go on a Long-Term Trip 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.
Why Planning a Multi-Stop Trip Shouldn’t Be Difficult
Why Planning a Multi-Stop Trip Shouldn’t Be Difficult Planning a round the world trip can often be more difficult than taking the leap of faith to actually do it, especially when it comes to fights. With the advent of Indie, BootsnAll's new multi-country flight finder, planning just got a whole lot easier.
The Top 10 Easiest Countries To Get Into
The Top 10 Easiest Countries To Get Into Thinking About Your Next Trip? How About Traveling to These 10 Hassle-Free Countries. Addison Sears-Collins shows us how.
The Survivor’s Guide to Traveling on A Tight Time Scale
The Survivor’s Guide to Traveling on A Tight Time Scale For seasoned mini back-packer Marissa Carruthers, exploring the world in bite-sized chunks is just as enriching as round-the-world trips. Here, she shares how to make the most out of travelling on a tight time scale.
Top 10 Toughest Countries to Get Into
Didn't think you could go to Iran, North Korea, Iraq, or Somalia as a tourist? You certainly can! Addison Sears-Collins shows us how.