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25 Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

While out traveling, there are a number of sneaky ways that scammers will try to part you with your hard-earned money. Most common travel scams are more or less the same all over the world. They just vary slightly depending on where in the world you’re traveling. In this guide, we’ll outline 25 of the …

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Rolling Vs Folding Clothes When Packing: Pros and Cons

There are two ways you can go about packing your clothes for travel. You can roll them or you can fold them. The best way to pack depends on a number of factors including the material the clothing is made of, the type of clothing you wear, how much clothing you pack, and personal preference. …

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Checked Vs Carry On Luggage: Pros and Cons

While packing for your next trip, one important decision you’ll have to make is whether you’re going to check a bag or travel with a carry-on. This choice depends on a number of factors including where you’re traveling, what gear you need to pack, your travel style, your budget, and the airline’s rules. This guide …

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How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel: 9 Options

Proof of onward travel is becoming a common and annoying travel requirement. An increasing number of countries are requiring that you show a valid ticket out of the country before you’re allowed to enter or even board your flight. This proves that you intend to leave the country and not overstay your tourist visa. While …

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30 Free Things To Do While Traveling

You don’t have to go out and spend money on expensive tours, admission tickets, and activities every day to enjoy your trip. In fact, you can have an exciting and fulfilling day in pretty much any city without spending any money at all. Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. This list outlines 30 free things …

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How to Cook in a Hotel Without a Kitchen

While traveling, sometimes you just want to cook a quick and healthy meal and get on with your day. This guide outlines how to cook in a hotel without a kitchen. I’ll explain exactly what tools and utensils you need to pack to prepare simple, affordable, and most importantly healthy meals while traveling. I also …

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Travel With a Laptop: Pros and Cons and How to Pack

While preparing for your next big trip, one of the more difficult decisions you’ll need to make is whether or not you want to travel with a laptop. If you do decide to pack your laptop, how will you protect it from damage and theft? How will you protect your privacy and keep your data …

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How to Avoid Getting Robbed While Traveling

Robbery or mugging is a common form of violent crime all over the world. Unfortunately, any traveler can fall victim. This guide explains, in a rational and honest way, how to avoid getting robbed while traveling. We can’t reduce the risk to zero but we can lower it substantially by taking some simple precautions and …

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How to Avoid Bed Bugs While Traveling

One of the worst experiences of my life was suffering through a bed bug infestation. I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy. Unfortunately, bed bugs are more common than ever. If you travel long enough, you will come into contact with these horrible creatures. This guide explains how to avoid bed bugs while traveling. …

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