Travel Tips

Need some help planning the logistics of your upcoming trip? We’re here to help!

We’ve created countless guides to everything from our favourite travel gear, top transportation options, accommodation choices, travel insurance and even resources to help backpackers and long-term travellers!

So if you’re searching for some top travel tips from seasoned travellers, you’ve come to the right place.

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Finding accommodation can be seriously overwhelming when you get to planning your trip, especially when there are so many options.

If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to booking accommodation for your trip, we are here to help. With so many booking sites out there, it can be hard to know which one is best. That’s why we’re trying to take the guesswork out for you.

If you’re interested in staying in your own apartment or saving some cash by staying in a private room in a local’s home, then Airbnb is our preferred choice.

If you’re looking for a great deal on a hotel, B&B or anything in between, then is an excellent option.

If you’re travelling on a budget or just want the social atmosphere of a hostel, then booking through Hostelworld is our preferred choice.

And if you’re wondering the difference between some of the top booking sites, check out our guide to Airbnb vs to see which is the best platform for your travel style.


How you’re going to get around a destination is one of the most paramount things to figure out before leaving on your trip. Whether you want to rent a car or rely solely on public transport, one thing is certain — it’s always better to book in advance to ensure your holiday goes as smoothly as possible.

If you want to hire a car, we recommend booking through, which aggregates prices across many car rental companies to ensure that you get a great deal on your car hire.

For taking the bus or train around Europe, then Omio is the perfect place to book your tickets. Again, here is where you will find great deals across a number of different routes and companies.

If you’re interested in going on any kind of organised tour, then you can’t go wrong with booking through GetYourGuide or Viator. The former generally has more options available in Europe while the latter is better for tours in the United States.

Finally, if you want to hit the open road in a campervan or RV, then consider booking through Outdoorsy, which is essentially an Airbnb for motorhomes and a great way to get a feel for the ever-more-popular van life.

If you more detailed information on some of these companies, check out the articles below.


Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is something to consider before leaving on your trip, but there are so many different options to choose from.

World Nomads offers flexible and simple travel insurance policies with coverage for more than 150 activities that you can buy or extend while on the road.

Alternatively, if you’re looking for affordable travel medical insurance that is perfect for longer-term travellers, then we like SafetyWing.

If you want to find out more about travel insurance then browse the article below.

Backpacking Europe

Though we don’t live that lifestyle anymore, we started our journey as backpackers and have acquired a wealth of knowledge about how to best go backpacking through Europe.

We have written a number of guides covering everything from the best routes to take, what to budget for your trip, and even what you need to pack. If you’re planning a backpacking Europe trip, then have a look through our detailed guides.


Long-Term Travel

If you’re planning on travelling for a few months or more, we also have guides to help make that kind of life easier.

Whether you want to volunteer with different hosts abroad or are trying your hand at the digital nomad lifestyle, these articles below will help you out.