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...
No luck finding a cheap flight? Even after searching for the best available fares on the Matrix Airfare Search, using the calendar feature, adding some flexibility in your dates, and maybe even including some nearby airports in your search,...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Want to experience the beauty of European towns, but you're short on cash? No problem, here are some quick ways to save while going to pricey towns such as Chamonix where a beer costs 6 EUR and a bed...
Considering taking a cheap Ryanair flight? Here is what you need to make your Ryanair flight more comfortable. Contrary to what some might tell you, it absolutely is possible to have an insanely cheap AND enjoyable Ryanair flight. After flying...
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...