Looking for everything you need to known before you plan, book, prepare for, and take a trip? You’ll find it all right here! (Still looking for something after you read this list? Shoot me an email and I’ll see if I can help!)
My #1 Tip: Travel the Way You Want To
Even if you don’t like any of my other advice, take this one to heart. Travel the way you want to and don’t let anyone tell you what you will or will not enjoy.
Planning Your Trip
- How to Maximize Weekend Getaways
- How to Use Social Media for Travel Planning
- Plan Trips and Inspire Travel with Yonderbound
- Planning a Romantic Getaway
- How I Choose Hotels
- Resources to Plan Your Next Roadtrip
- Should I Fly, Drive, or Take the Train?
- Google Flights is a Great Tool to Find Cheap Flights
- Have You Tried Wikivoyage Yet?
- SightDOING Activities in the USA
Paying for Your Trip
- Earn Money by Shopping Online
- How to Afford More Frequent Travel
- Earn $308 in Travel Credits for Your Next Trip
- 8 Strategies to Save Money on Hotels
- My Secret for Cheap Hotels in Europe
- Recoup Hotel Price Drops
- Why Every Traveler Should Get a Charles Schwab ATM Card
- WARNING: You’re Losing Money by Not Using Travel Credit Cards Effectively
- 52 Ways to Earn Frequent Flyer Miles and Book a Free Trip
Booking Your Trip
- Recommended Travel Booking Websites (That I Actually Use!)
- Use Airbnb to Save Money on Vacation
- Why I Use Priceline – and When You Should Name Your Own Price
Preparing For Your Trip
- Avoiding Lost Luggage
- Do You Need Travel Insurance?
- T-Mobile Simple Choice International Plans: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
- Travel Purchases Worth Every Penny
Packing For Your Trip
- How to Carry Your Passport Safely and Securely
- Carry-On Only for Long Trips (A Packing List)
- Find Your Luggage at Baggage Claim – Easily!
- How to Dress (and Pack) for Winter Trips
- Rent the Runway Makes Packing for Events Easier
- Using Packing Cubes to Stay Organized
- Getting Fit On Your Travels: Is it Possible? (And Is it Fun?)
- First Aid Packing List
- First Steps in Taking Care of Your Travel Health
- Fitness Tips for Your Next Vacation
- Healthy Snack Ideas for Traveling
- How Much Do Travel Vaccines Cost?
- Safe Drinking Water — Anywhere in the World, Anytime
- Traveling with Type II Diabetes
During Your Trip
- How to Avoid Tourist Traps
- 6 Secrets for Handling Flight Delays (and Preparing for Holiday Flight Delays)
- Airline Bumping 101 and Denied Boarding Compensation
- Don’t Let #FOMO Rule Your Travels
- Driving on Vacation: Bring a Map!
- Creating the Ultimate Roadtrip Playlist
- Stop Eating Alone While Traveling
- What is a VPN and Why Do You Need One for Travel?
- 4 Must-Have Tools for Working While Traveling
- Sending Postcards From Your Phone
- Three Apps to Help You Use Public Transportation Like a Pro