Travel Resources & Tips

How to Survive an Overnight Bus Trip Traveling Abroad

How to Survive an Overnight Bus Trip Traveling Abroad
Whether you’re trying to avoid blowing your entire trip budget on a pricey plane ticket—or simply trying to get from A to B using the only method available—you’re bound to take an overnight bus at some point during your international travels. Here’s how to make the best of an often-bumpy,...

Should You Study Abroad or Do an Internship?

Should You Study Abroad or Do an Internship?
Stuck between applying for a summer internship or a doing a semester abroad? Consider these factors in your decision. Summer is still here, but application deadlines for internships and study abroad programs are right around the corner. Still deciding whether to spend your semester exploring new...

Android and iPhone Photo Tips: How to Make a Slideshow

Android and iPhone Photo Tips: How to Make a Slideshow
Want to share the incredible vacation shots you took with your iPhone or Android? Follow these step-by-step instructions to turn your smartphone photos and video into a vacation slideshow that will have everyone reaching for the “like” button! Your vacation may be over, but chances are, the...

5 Best iPhone and Android Apps for Business Travelers

5 Best iPhone and Android Apps for Business Travelers
If your smartphone is your favorite travel companion, make it even more invaluable and efficient by loading it up with the top 5 apps for business travelers. You may have some trusted travel buddies in your life, but few can hold a candle to the best travel companion of them all: a smartphone! For...

Budget Travel: 5 Destinations That Cost Under $30 a Day

Budget Travel: 5 Destinations That Cost Under $30 a Day
Travel doesn’t have to be expensive! Check out the best budget destinations. You can have a life-changing, unforgettable trip to some of the globe’s top destinations for under $30 a day? Believe it or not, this kind of budget travel can certainly be done. Those willing to accept modest...

Travel Hacking: How to Get the Best Airline Seats

Travel Hacking: How to Get the Best Airline Seats
From scoring elite status to sweet talking gate agents, there’s always a way to score better airline seats and faster boarding. Boarding the plane first and sitting in a desirable seat might not get you to your destination any faster – but these small actions can make you feel a lot more relaxed...

Quiz: Are You Ready for a Round the World Trip?

Quiz: Are You Ready for a Round the World Trip?
Find out if you’ve got the funds, gear, and motivation you need to launch the journey of a lifetime! Are you ready to depart on a worldwide, multi-month expedition? An RTW (round the world) trip can take a fairly extensive amount of planning and preparation—not to mention something of a lifestyle...

Travel Rain Day: How Real Travelers Beat Bad Weather

Travel Rain Day: How Real Travelers Beat Bad Weather
Don’t let a downpour ruin your vacation! Make the most of inclement weather with advice from travel bloggers on finding the sunny side of rainstorms. Patrícia Cuní knows all about dealing with bad weather on vacation. During a trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia, the Madaboutravel.com blogger headed out to...

How to Save Money for Your Next Big Vacation

How to Save Money for Your Next Big Vacation
Going on a major trip can be expensive, but by following these 5 simple money-saving strategies, you'll have a robust vacation fund in no time! Maybe you're dying to go on a safari , or a hut-to-hut hiking adventure or a bike tour in wine country , but you're worried that it might drill a serious...

International Tipping Etiquette: How Much to Give

International Tipping Etiquette: How Much to Give
Are you visiting a country where tipping is expected, appreciated in special circumstances—or actually considered insulting ? Avoid potential embarrassment or confusion by using this essential guide to tipping around the world to study up before you go! When it comes to tipping while traveling,...

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