Contrary to popular belief, your trip can be as cheap or expensive as you want it to be (for the most part). It all depends on what kind of traveler you are. The key is to pay attention to how much you are spending. To ensure that your trip doesn’t end of being more than you can afford, learn how to create a travel budget and stick to it!
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I don’t know about you, but for me, one of the most exciting parts of planning a trip is figuring out what amazing things my destination has to offer! However, for some that excitement can quickly turn to anxiety as the fear of missing out (FOMO) begins to set in? What if I get home from my trip and discover I missed going to this really amazing once-in-a-lifetime activity or spot in my destination? Check out all of these creative ways to find things to do in your destination so you don’t have to worry about missing out!
Depending on where you are traveling to, you may have a lot of different options for accommodations: cheap hostels, fancy hotels, apartments, bed and breakfasts, homestays, and everything in between! If you are looking to save some money on your next trip, check out these tips for booking cheap accommodation from travel bloggers!
When it comes to travel, booking flights is often one of the most expensive parts of your trip. Depending on where you are going, flights can easily be a couple hundred dollars, or even a couple thousands of dollars. If dropping several hundred dollars isn’t stressful enough, flight prices are constantly changing. Booking too early or too late can make a big impact on what you end up paying for your flight. To make it all a bit less stressful, I reached out to some of my travel bloggers friends to get some of the top tips for booking flights!
I’ll admit that I’ve known travel credit cards existed for a long time, but didn’t know much about them. The only thing I knew was that you earned points for travel related purchases, but I also knew that most travel credit cards also had a yearly fee. In my mind, I just assumed that the yearly fee would just cancel out any of the rewards I earned unless I traveled a ridiculous amount. Sure, I travel more than your average Joe, but I still only travel two or three times a year. I didn’t think it would be enough to make travel credit cards worth it. However, the other day I sat down and did the math, comparing a total of 33 different travel credit cards with the credit card I had been using in the past and discovered that I was very wrong. Keep reading to discover some of the best travel credit cards and figure out which one is best for you!
If you’ve ever been on a guided tour, you know that the tour guide can easily make or break the whole experience. Bad ones can make the most interesting place seem incredibly boring, while others can literally make your year. If you’re looking for a truly amazing experience while traveling, consider booking with some of the best tour guides in the world, recommended by top travel bloggers!
After scoring permits to Havasu Falls, I decided to reach out to some of my fellow travel bloggers to get their tips and tricks on how to get in shape for hiking. Even though I started this with the intent of getting in shape for the Havasu falls hike, I found that these tips are great for getting into shape for any long distance hike or backpacking trip!
Growing up in the United States, I spent several years learning about American history in school, especially about the Revolutionary War, which eventually resulted in America’s Independence. Turns out, America wasn’t the only country that had to work hard for their independence. Some countries gained their independence as late as 2008! Check out the stories of how various countries around the world have gained their freedom and celebrate their independence!