Travel Planning

Wandering our big and beautiful world doesn’t have to be complicated. Or costly. These travel planning articles offer a variety of travel tips, travel tricks, and travel hacks.

7 Easy Ways to Overcome Language Barriers When Traveling Abroad

Americans are fortunate that English is widely spoken around the world, but it doesn’t work everywhere. Do you know how to overcome language barriers? Here are seven easy strategies to overcome language barriers when traveling abroad. Because English is one of the most commonly spoken languages worldwide, it’s easy for native speakers to venture abroad …

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7 of the Best Summer Destinations in Europe

7 of the Best Summer Destinations in Europe

While there’s no bad time to visit Europe, summertime is my favorite with its long days and warm weather. If you plan to cross the Atlantic Ocean this summer, here are seven of the best summer destinations in Europe.

How to Take Your Child Out of School to Travel (Without Making Enemies)

How to Pull Your Kids Out of School to Travel Without Making Enemies

Whether they’re missing one day before a four-day weekend or two full weeks of school for an extended trip, I have never thought twice about taking my children out of school to travel. Here are five tips that have helped me do this over the years without making enemies in the front office or classroom.

Everyday Jobs That Allow You to Travel the World: Part I

Jobs That Allow You to Travel

Whether you want to travel deeper within the borders of your own country, explore a continent, or circle the globe, there are a wide range of jobs that allow you to travel. Here are some of the everyday jobs, worked by everyday people, who have embraced their wanderlust through their career choices.

Everyday Jobs That Allow You to Travel the World: Part II

Everyday Jobs That Allow You to Travel: Part II

Whether you want to travel deeper within the borders of your own country, explore a continent, or circle the globe, there are a wide range of jobs that allow you to travel. Here are some of the everyday jobs, worked by everyday people, who have embraced their wanderlust through their career choices.

Up and Coming US Travel Destinations to Visit

Up and Coming US Travel Destinations to Visit in 2019

While everyone should visit San Francisco, and Washington DC at least once, there’s something to be said about visiting a city that’s not perennially on every “top ten most visited” list in the United States. As you make travel plans, consider an up and coming US travel destination to round out your adventures.

Confessions of a Mid-Life Travel Blogger: How to Fund Long-Term Travel

Confessions of a Mid-Life Travel Blogger: How to Fund Long-Term Travel

Whether you hope to relive fantastic memories from backpacking in your 20s or you’ve been harboring unrequited travel dreams for decades, there’s no better time to travel than mid-life. Here are four ways you can fund long-term travel as a Baby Boomer or Gen Xer.

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