Many people only have a week or two of vacation allowed with their jobs or school for a whole year. Sometimes we are also limited by finances and a lengthy stay just isn't in the cards. So, what do you do when your vagabond feet are itching? You could skip the trip and save it … Continue reading Highlight Trip: The Long Weekend
When planning a trip, it often comes up at the end of a booking process... Trip Protection. It may seem an unnecessary expense when you consider what has already been paid towards a trip, however in the end it may prove a worthy investment when you consider what might be lost in the event of … Continue reading Travel Protection: Do I really need it?
Purchasing a rail or metro pass. Is it really necessary? Well, that really depends on a few factors. Where are you traveling? Big city Rural town When are you traveling? Summer Autumn Spring Winter How long will you be abroad? How much walking are you comfortable with doing? Are you fine walking for miles around … Continue reading Getting Around: Do I need a Rail Pass?
Your heart aches and your feet itch; the passport pages cry out to be stamped and your pack sits in a corner waiting to be unpacked from the day before. You are feeling the loss of the journey but your family and friends aren't feeling the pity. For some, post-travel depression sets in a week … Continue reading Post-Travel Depression : Yes, it’s a thing
Destination chosen - Check Lodging chosen & Deposit paid - Check Airfare booked - Check check! Great! The basics are taken care of and you are definitely going on your trip! **I don't recommend skipping booking your airfare and putting a deposit down on your lodging. Do it early and get it out of the … Continue reading Squirreling It Away: Saving for a Trip
Great! You know where you are going, when you are going and with whom you are going. So, how much is this going to cost? Well it all depends. The first part is determined by the above information. Your airfare depends on to and from where you are traveling as well as when you will … Continue reading Penny Pinchers: How to Budget a Trip