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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 »


The Essential Numbers You Need To Know

Not all numbers are created equal. The truth is you’ll need to know some more than others. 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 »


Is There a Magical Day To Book Your Plane Ticket?

The fact that people are obsessed with finding a magical day to book only proves buying airline tickets is a voodoo science. But here’s a number anyway. read more »


The Essentials of Every Toiletry Bag

I always keep one toiletry bag fully stocked because its one less thing I have to worry about when I’m packing. read more »

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The Vapur Eclipse Is the Best Collapsible Water Bottle

There’s a lot of collapsible water bottles on the market, but only one can be king. That’s why we decided to go ahead take a look at two fairly standard bottles to see how they held next to each other. read more »


This Is How You Visualize the World’s Time Zones

Some people are literal while some people are visual. Personally, I could stare at the following picture for hours. read more »


Simplify Trip Planning with Google Calendar

Google Calendar is one of those things, that if used correctly, can be an amazing tool for visualizing and keeping track of trips. read more »

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The Pros and Cons of Playing the Credit Card Game

I’ve been playing the travel game for a long time now, but for those who decide to do it by taking advantage of credit card sign-up bonuses, do so at your own risk. read more »


Got Summer Plans? Start Planning Those Trips

It’s that time of the year again. Think of this post as a complimentary PSA from your friendly neighbor. read more »


How To Pack So You Never Forget Anything

It still happens to the best of us, but it’s all about turning packing into an almost-foolproof process so absolutely nothing gets forgotten. read more »

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