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This Travel Spice Rack is Perfect for Vacation Rentals

At first glance, the Mobile Foodie Survival Kit looks like another pretentious piece of Brooklyn hipster swag. Despite that, its actually a great spice rack if you’re going away for extended periods of time. read more »


How To Plan for a Last-Minute Vacation

The good news is that you have options. You’ll just have to learn to roll with the punches a little bit more, which isn’t that hard. read more »


Why the Concept of Solo Female Travel Is Ridiculous

For some reason, people have always encouraged me to write on my own experiences about traveling alone as a single female. read more »


Ingenious Packing: Highlight Items You Might Forget

Packing. I could go on and on forever about the subject, but there’s one small tip that makes a huge difference. read more »


Why Most Plane-Ticket Buying Advice is Bogus

Airline ticket buying advice is mostly all stupid. That is except, of course, mine. read more »


Reader Q: Should I Get Car Rental Insurance?

Cars are a pain if you ask me, but Craig wants to know if he should buy rental car insurance. Little does he know he may already be covered. read more »


Is It Possible To Hitchhike Safely?

It’s crazy to believe there are still places out there that practice it and that I won’t chance across a mass murderer by accident. read more »


Put Your Face on Your Luggage To Never Lose It

It’s certainly one way to make sure your luggage never ends up in the wrong hands. Not literally your face, but a picture of your face would probably suffice. read more »

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This Scratch Map Details All the Places You’ve Been

For years, I’ve been looking for the perfect map to adorn my walls. But I think I’ve finally found The One. This scratch-off map comes alive on the walls, revealing a kaleidoscope of colors once you’ve marked the places you’ve visited. read more »


Why Travel Notebooks Won’t Be Extinct Anytime Soon

It’s just not about having paper and pen handy when your phone dies on you. Though that certainly helps. read more »

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How To Survive a Long-Haul Flight With Finesse

I think it’s safe to say that no one enjoys long-haul flights. No one. But here’s how to safely survive a couple of days trapped in an aluminum cannister with your sanity intact. read more »


How To Make Cheap Airline Wine Taste Better

There’s actually a really easy way to make the swill on board taste a little bit better. read more »


Reader Q: The Fastest Way To Reach an Airline Rep?

Imagine actually holding airlines accountable for things that go wrong. Brianna wants to know the best way to actually get in touch with someone. read more »

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Is Airbnb Really Better Than Staying at a Hostel?

In the six years since Airbnb launched, the company has pretty much managed to redefine budget traveling. Since then, I’ve played the role as both host and guest in several countries and cities, with, more often than not, mixed feelings. read more »


The Pop-Up Brush Is a Crucial Tool in Every Suitcase

Sometimes when I’m on the road, and I see young, poor dreadlocked backpackers, the only thing I want to do is comb their hair. read more »

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