16 Useful Travel Websites You Probably Didn't Know About.
80 things we wish we knew before we started traveling. Photo: Ross Borden Tips from experienced travelers, for newbies and veterans alike.
HINDSIGHT IS 20/20, right? Well, foresight can be near to it when you have the expertise of some seriously savvy travelers at your fingertips. Like the Matador team. 45 Great Jobs You Can Do While Traveling The World And How To Get Them. If you think that you can’t afford to travel the world, finding a job on the road may be just the ticket.
Travel’s wonderful, sure, but little things like food and a place to sleep are good too. We’ve found some of the best ideas to get paid as you travel the world, with some help on how to land each job. Yacht Crew You should know the basics of sailing for this gig, although some jobs only require a keen willingness to learn and a great attitude. Check out Find a Crew, Crew Seekers or Crew File online or ask directly at a local yacht club. Charles as king of the yacht! Freelance Travel Writing Traditional freelance travel writing is a tough gig. Travel Blogging. Solo Travel: 20 Reasons Why You Should Give It A Shot.
1) Planning is so much easier I don’t know about where you are located, but here in Canada the standard number of vacation days is a measly 10.
Synchronising those dates with one or more friends isn’t exactly easy. Exploring Madrid in Spring. Ah springtime in Madrid – perfect.
The air is warming up, the trees are in blossom and city folk shed their winter woollies – there’s a touch of romance in the air. With none of the summer heat and hordes of tourists, it’s the best time of year to discover the fascinating sights of one of Europe’s loveliest and most exciting cities. Wander around impressive architecture from all periods of the city’s past and present… pop into tiny boutiques and inviting cafés decorated with beautiful tiles… gaze up at dizzying skyscrapers and trawl fashionable shopping malls… there’s all manner things to see and do.
So grab yourself a decent map and explore Madrid on foot this spring, taking in these top sights along the way: The Royal Palace of Madrid. How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!) Wise Bread Picks For the last five years, I've been traveling the world full-time, and for less money than I've ever spent (and I'd wager less money than most people would spend) to live in one place.
My worldly possessions fit into one bag (just larger than carry-on size) and a backpack containing my laptop and computer gear. This small entourage (weighing less than 45 pounds in total) comes with me as I wander around the world, sometimes quickly, but mostly slowly. In 2011 alone, I traversed 13 countries and over 45,360 miles. Sounds pretty expensive, huh? 27 travel tips (or, how to get more out of your trip) – Lonely Planet blog. Travelling is all about experience, so here are 27 generic* travel tips towards improving your experience** on your next trip.
*I mean “generic” in the sense that these tips pretty much apply to all destinations. Here are 5 hacks to take advantage of life on the road. On the Road, photo by Duncan, via Flickr Whether it was Reese Witherspoon in Wild, Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love, or even Bilbo Baggins in the Hobbit that finally got your feet moving out the door, the road ahead is full of adventure and intrigue of all kinds, good and bad.
Naturally, the advice of experienced travelers can help you on your way. Until you meet your guru, however, start with these five travel hacks to ease your passage: Off Season travel, photo by Mike Dunphy Travel in the off season Although natives may whine about the gangs of tourists crowding the narrow medieval streets during the summer, they certainly miss them in the winter — especially hotels, which usually slash rates until spring. Practical Tips from Four Years of World Travel : Legal Nomads. As promised in my last post about homesickness and long-term travel, I wanted to publish a follow up about the more practical side of my time on the road.
I started out having no idea if I had packed the right things in my bag, worried about losing my passport (I tend to be slightly scatterbrained on the best of days) and curious if I’d last the full year around the world. 4 years later, I’m still moving – though I’m doing so quite a bit differently than when I first started out. I’m travelling much more slowly, opting to spend more time learning and eating. Where possible, I rent an apartment for a few months to really get a feel for the place and to get work done.
The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You're Broke. By Matthew Kepnes Think you don’t have enough money to travel?
Think again. Travel guru Matt Kepnes puts that myth to rest with this guide to traveling on little (or no) money. I recently asked subscribers of my newsletter about the number one thing that holds them back from traveling. The near universal answer? Money This is something I hear from everyone I talk to.