Category Archives: International Travel

Travel Like the Pros Do: Summer Travel Itineraries

Summer is finally here! Now what? With so many places to travel and so little time, trying to create an itinerary that perfectly fits your budget, goals, and interests can be extremely daunting. So, I called in some reinforcements and had some of my favorite travel bloggers submit their top summer travel destinations. Each blogger’s suggestion has been turned into an end-to-end itinerary using the itinerary creation tool, TRAVO. Click each city name to find more details about their activities and see which flights and hotels will work for you. For more information on each blogger, simply click their name and blog to be taken to their homepage. Now, it’s time to travel like the pros and make the most of your summer! Continue reading Travel Like the Pros Do: Summer Travel Itineraries

How to Travel On A Budget

Traveling is so expensive that is easy to feel like vacation is an indulgence that you cannot afford. We are here to tell that it doesn’t have to be that way! Combine these tips for traveling on a budget with some of our tips for earning money while traveling and start exploring with more freedom than ever before. Continue reading How to Travel On A Budget

Earning Money While Traveling Abroad

Every morning, I wake up and scroll through my Instagram and Tumblr feeds and am bombarded with images of countries I want to explore, and foods I want to try. I have the heart of a traveler with a serious case of wanderlust, but the bank account of a 23 year old with a serious case of budgeting problems. Would be travelers around the world are faced with the same problem as me, but no more! Never miss out on another adventure with the following ways to earn money while traveling. Continue reading Earning Money While Traveling Abroad

Tips for Eating Street Food Abroad

For countries throughout the world, eating street food is one of the best ways to experience local culture and immerse yourself in another country. Many local vendors have done their best to accommodate the influx of tourists and foreign diners by adopting cleaner cooking practices. However, it is dangerous to get too comfortable when eating abroad and you should always proceed with caution to avoid spending a couple days sick and bedridden. Here are some tips for eating street food abroad and avoid getting sick. Continue reading Tips for Eating Street Food Abroad

Key Phrases to Learn Before International Travel

When traveling overseas, many travelers will often feel lost. Not just because of the unknown territory, but also because of the unknown language. You can avoid a lot of this stress by spending some time preparing and learning some basic key phrases in the local language. This will help you navigate these foreign streets, as well as help you make a great first impression with the locals. Here are some simple steps to start preparing for your upcoming trip and our top phrases to learn before traveling to another country. Continue reading Key Phrases to Learn Before International Travel

Absolutely Essential International Travel Apps

Preparing for international travel is a journey in and of itself. Between packing, learning key phrases, converting foreign currency, and keeping in touch with loved ones, it’s a wonder that travelers are even able survive the trip itself. Luckily, app developers have created these 6 international travel apps to help travelers focus on the destination, rather than the grueling journey. Combine this list of international travel apps with our list of essential apps to have an effortless and enjoyable travel experience. Continue reading Absolutely Essential International Travel Apps

International Outlets: Getting Power Abroad

Electronic devices have become such an integral part of daily life that having one run out of battery leaves most feeling panicked. Countless international travelers have suffered the same dead battery fate because they didn’t prepare for different configurations of international outlets and voltage outputs. This article explains the differences between international outlets and helps travelers purchase the proper tools before they travel. Continue reading International Outlets: Getting Power Abroad

International Travel Checklist: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

International travel planning can be overwhelming. Between planning, booking, and packing it’s easy for things to slip through the cracks. While this is totally understandable, the consequences of these little things can be massive. Here is an international travel checklist to make sure nothing gets forgotten. From socks to travel visas, this list will make sure travelers are always prepared, even in emergencies.

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International Phone Plans: Staying Connected

Before traveling abroad, travelers always tell family and friends that they will be hard to reach because their phones will be spending the trip on airplane mode. While some do this to maximize their vacation experience, most do it to avoid exorbitant data roaming charges. For those looking for a peaceful, communication free, trip that is totally fine. But it is entirely unnecessary for those who are trying to save money. Every major US cell phone carrier has international phone plans that are either included in the basic phone plan, or can be added for an additional fee. Despite the additional fee, they are 100% worth it. Not only do they save money when communication is necessary, but they also make traveling internationally safer. Here are the international phone plans for T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. Every traveler should consider contacting their cell provider to make sure their phones will work while abroad.

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Global Entry Benefits: How You’ll Fly Through Security and Customs

Global Entry makes travel, both within the United States and outside of it, easier. With expedited security through TSA Precheck as well as shorter and easier customs lines, Global Entry practically pays for itself by removing a lot of the stress and hassle from frequent travelers’ trips.

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