Travel Resources & Tips

How to Make Travel a Résumé-Booster

How to Make Travel a Résumé-Booster
Include negotiation skills and non-verbal communication mastery, not Mai Tais and surfing. When you're back from a trip, you've unpacked your bags and you're ready to make a résumé and apply for work, don't ignore the time you spent traveling. A gap in work history will look suspicious to a...

Travel Bag Showdown: 4-Wheeled Luggage vs. 2-Wheeled Luggage

Travel Bag Showdown: 4-Wheeled Luggage vs. 2-Wheeled Luggage
Find out which is the best type of baggage for your traveling needs. When you're figuring out which type of luggage to buy for your next trip, you're faced with a difficult choice: Should you go with a two-wheeled bag or a four-wheeled bag? Decisions, decisions! Each offers its share of pros and...

How to Plan a Safe Solo Getaway

How to Plan a Safe Solo Getaway
Explore a new destination on your own without putting yourself in danger. There are many reasons to choose solo travel. Maybe you’ve just experienced a loss and are looking for time to reflect. Perhaps there is an area of the world you’ve always wanted to visit and your usual traveling companion...

Should You Buy or Rent Camping Gear?

Should You Buy or Rent Camping Gear?
If you want a tent, a stove and other equipment, read this before you rent or buy so you don't waste your money. If you're embarking on a camping trip, you'll be faced with an important question: Should you buy camping gear and keep it forever or rent it for anywhere from one day to two weeks?...

Back-to-School Shopping List: Everything You Need to Pack Your Dorm Room in a Bag

Back-to-School Shopping List: Everything You Need to Pack Your Dorm Room in a Bag
Overwhelmed by packing for college? Get the low-down on how to pack your dorm room essentials. Congratulations, class of 2014! With graduation comes the beginning of an exciting new chapter in the story of your life—college, adulthood and freedom! The all-consuming anticipation of living (almost)...

The World's Hottest New Hostels

The World's Hottest New Hostels
From Copenhagen to Chiang Mai, from Miami to Mexico City, these accommodations may be budget friendly—but they don’t skimp on charm, creativity or coolness cache. Have you checked out the dorm-bed scene lately? In the last few years, a new crop of design-centric, trendsetting hostels have cropped...

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...

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