California Wine Country: Planning a Cheap Trip Yourself

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If you aren’t careful then a trip to California’s Wine Country can cost a fortune, but it doesn’t have to. Katie Hammel has figured out helpful strategies to have a fantastic trip on a small budget.

Cheap Safari Tips: DIY at South Africa’s Kruger National Park

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If you’ve assumed safaris are only for the rich, think again. Katie Hammel pulled it off herself on a low budget, so she shares her expert tips for how to do it yourself.

Train Travel in India: Important Tips and Advice From a Local

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Many travelers to India struggle with train travel and go for luxury class whenever possible. Amrith Sudhakaran is from India and has traveled extensively on trains, and he offers expert advice on how to go about it and which comforts to skip for a better experience.

How to tell your family and friends you are leaving

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So you are thinking about going around the world. How should you talk to your family and friends about leaving for a few years? Shikha Dhawan offers five very helpful pieces of advice.

Pre-Trip Checklist: Things to Know Before You Go Somewhere Even the Slightest Bit Exotic

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If you are going someplace new for the first time, and especially if it’s different from where you live in culture or language, these expert tips on preparing yourself from Eileen Smith will come in handy.

CouchSurfing: Tips for a Smooth Experience

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CouchSurfing is a non-profit organization to help connect travelers and hosts and it’s getting more popular every day. Katie Hammel is a pro and she shares her expert advice on how to make it a successful experience for everyone.

What to do When You’re Broke Overseas

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Running low on money while you are traveling is a common problem. Luke Nye has been there so he’s collected up his best advice for handling the situation.

6 Ways that Traveling with Kids Can Actually Improve Your Travel Experience

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When you start having a family you might assume your travelin’ days are behind you, but Karen Banes has 6 great reasons why children can make the travel experience even better.

How to Control a Fear of Flying

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A general fear of flying is more common than you might realize. Katie Hammel has experienced it and she offers her expert tips on keeping it under control.

Subways of South America – Your Underground Guide

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Fans of underground railroads might not realize that South America is packed with the things. Eileen Smith gives us a complete guide loaded with interesting trivia.