Travel Resources & Tips

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps for Camping

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps for Camping
The next time you pitch a tent, your smartphone may be handier than your multi-tool. These are the top five camping apps for Android and iPhone. In a world filled with never-ending texts and emails, sometimes it’s nice to unplug and free yourself from those wireless chains—especially when you’re...

How to Avoid a Travel Emergency

How to Avoid a Travel Emergency
A few basic steps can keep you calm in the face of a common trip crisis. When you’re traveling, it’s impossible to predict and prepare for every possible missed train, stolen wallet, or spilled daiquiri that could put a damper on your plans. But some mishaps are so common that it’s careless not to...

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...

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