Category: travel planning

  • Do you avoid being around crowds of people, especially tourists, when you travel? Many travelers have places they considered “hidden gems.” These spots are generally off the traditional travel radar. Either they have not been discovered by the mass or on the verge of being discovered. Travel blogger BackpackerBen offered some recommendations from his travels.  […]

  • 5 Easy Ways to Save Travel Costs

    5 Easy Ways to Save Travel Costs

    Will the economy put a dent into your travel plans this year? Despite continued economic instability, it is widely expected that travelers are planning trips — they are just looking and waiting for deals (see our recent post, 5 Big Value Destinations for 2010). Last year was awash with travel deals, but this year deals […]

  • With the start of a new year, many of us start anticipating (and planning) where we like to travel. Here are five hotspot destinations you’ll want to put on your travel radar. Our list contains three destinations identified by Tripadvisor Travelcast as up and comers, a “forbidden” and undiscovered locale, and of course, we’ve included […]

  • 7 Great Websites to Organize Your Online Travel Tips

    We found seven online tools and websites aimed at organizing travel tips that are worth checking out.

  • 10 Great iPhone Apps for Traveling, Staying Green

    For many of us who travel, we are always looking for great tools for the road without the bulk. Imagine carrying all those guidebooks to help you figure out what to do and what the “must see” places are.  How about  locating a restaurant near where you are staying? Did you ever want a quick […]

  • National Geographic Books released the third of its popular The 100 Best Vacations series this past May on 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life.  The book is more than a travel guide, it’s a book that showcase a collection of trips that inspire and awaken your soul. Author Pam Grout is especially skilled […]

  • It turns out that most of the travel booking websites are owned by one of four major companies, so you may not need to spend hours scouring the Net for the best deals. In fact most of these companies use a system of sophisticated algorithms that control prices consisting of the high-low, the profit margins, […]

  • Clever Travel Tools You Can Use

    Tracking Travelers Going Abroad via GPS Travel safety is a big concern today. While the world is more connected than ever before, there are still parts of the world with limited communication access. So if you are concerned about a loved one trekking around the world, there is a gadget that will give you some […]

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