Travel Resources & Tips

Packing Tips: Help Kids Load Their Luggage

Packing Tips: Help Kids Load Their Luggage
With these six simple strategies, you can teach your children how to pack their own suitcases—so you don’t have to! Flights? Booked. Accommodations? Reserved. Packing for the entire family? Not this time! Use these tips to teach your kids how to pack like pros, and you won’t spend the journey...

Study Abroad 101: The Most Exotic and Unique Programs

Study Abroad 101: The Most Exotic and Unique Programs
Want to make your study abroad experience a real adventure? Try something different than Europe and Australia and head to one of these more exotic locations. Studying abroad has become extremely common among American college students. The majority of students choose to spend a semester (usually...

What To Pack For Your Semester Overseas

What To Pack For Your Semester Overseas
Here are the top five items you won’t be able to live without during your semester abroad. If you get the chance to study abroad, take it! Spending a semester overseas as a college student is exciting and often even life changing. Experiencing new languages, museums, music, food, and more can...

New Zealand Wine Tasting: The Best Vineyards

New Zealand Wine Tasting: The Best Vineyards
While traveling in New Zealand, you won’t want to miss the wineries. This country has some of the top wine spots in the world, and all are in scenic mountain settings. If sitting outdoors in the mountains and enjoying a glass of wine is your idea of a good time, New Zealand may be the perfect place...

Best Android and iPhone Apps: Travel Abroad

Best Android and iPhone Apps: Travel Abroad
Make international trips a breeze with these mobile apps. International travel can be exhilarating, rewarding, and eye-opening. But it can also be overwhelming without the right knowledge and tools. Figuring out new languages, currencies, and transportation systems, for example, are a big part of...

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip
By traveling at the right time, knowing when to purchase plane tickets and keeping an eye out for hidden fees, you can save a bundle on your next vacation. When it comes to travel, being “cheap” can sometimes be a good thing. There’s nothing wrong with making reasonable efforts to stretch your...

Around the World Travel: How to Pack For Your Trip

Around the World Travel: How to Pack For Your Trip
A peek inside the backpack of a traveler who has been all over the globe. It’s hard to imagine a packing situation more challenging than assembling and loading luggage that will travel with you quite literally around the world. Every trip is different, but destinations and dates aside, some items...

Father’s Day: 9 Top Gifts for Your Traveling Dad

Father’s Day: 9 Top Gifts for Your Traveling Dad
Don’t assume he’s the man who has everything! If he’s the traveling type, you’re bound to find the perfect present for Dad on our ultimate Father’s Day gift list! If you’ve got a wandering spirit, chances are, Dad probably does too (didn’t you know that wanderlust is hereditary?). But whether he...

Travel Gift Guide: 10 Ideas for 2013 Graduates

Travel Gift Guide: 10 Ideas for 2013 Graduates
Give the gift of happier, safer travel to a guy or girl about to take on the world! It’s the first day of the rest of their life – and you’ve got to find the perfect present. What could be a better gift than something—that inspires, eases or helps document their post-collegiate explorations of the...

How to Plan a Better Group Vacation

How to Plan a Better Group Vacation
Got tapped to plan your group’s big getaway? Don’t panic! Lonely Planet Editor Robert Reid offers up five easy, budget-friendly tips and organizing solutions to make your next adventure a no-stress success. It all started when someone tossed out the idea of getting everyone together...for a family...

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