Flying can make a great beginning of your long-anticipated vacation; however, if you end up in a bad airplane seat for up to 12 hours, then your vacation can quickly feel like cruel and unusual punishment. Control your fate...
There are many airfare search tools, mileage calculators, route maps, and other travel tools to help find all the possible connections and destinations to the region(s) you want to go on your next trip.  This guide will walk you...
When traveling through Europe most people are excited to travel by train.  The cabin’s size allows you to walk and stretch and even the smallest European towns have a train station, which makes things easy. And for Americans trains...
The list of best airlines in the world is always changing as carriers compete to get a chunk of your hard earned cash.  In the last few years the U.S. based airlines have struggled to get on the list...
In recent years airlines have started to tack on more and more luggage fees for flights.  If you can pull off traveling super light and not checking any luggage then your life will be much easier.  Regardless of how...
I loved Sri Lanka. The food, the people, the beach, the mountains – even the big city was good. It’s a real gem in what some consider a tough neighborhood for independent travel (South Asia). On my last morning in...
The world’s top rated budget airline, year after year now, is AirAsia. This Malaysia-based budget carrier has brought dirt-cheap fares to nearly every corner of Southeast Asia. Simply put flying from one country to another in this region is...
Flying can be a pleasant experience, however if you don’t get a decent seat then any pleasure quickly vanishes.  A bad seat always puts a damper on your hard earned vacation.  Follow these 5 golden rules and you're pretty...
I never imagined I’d get to travel as much as I did in 2016. In fact, I was able to spend the majority of the year backpacking through Asia, Africa and Europe, and on the way I found some...
A stopover is a connection between two flights of more than 24 hours.  A stopover is a great way to maximize your travel budget by adding an additional destination to your itinerary – ideally at no extra cost. Let’s say...