Travel Website of the Week: Reid’s Guides

Reid

Did you know that there are dozens of accommodation alternatives to hotels? My colleague Reid Bramblett has put together a handy guide to them, which range from Alpine shacks to Tuscan villas, farmhouse B&Bs to hostel dorms, rental rooms to residences, and campgrounds to castles to convents to cottages. He says the alternatives are always […]

Eight Ways to Make Summer 2014 Your Season to Travel

Iceland

I’m so sick of hearing my friends excuses for not having enough money to travel, and then seeing them get $5 coffee drinks every single day! I do the math in my head: $5 times 30 (days) equals $150 and $150 x 12 (months) is (okay, I need a calculator for this one) $1,800. Now why don’t […]

Travel Tip of the Day: A Free Place to Sleep

Couchsurfing

A Free Place to Sleep When people tell me they don’t have enough money to travel I always tell them about Couchsurfing.org. Couchsurfing is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting a global community of over 6 million members in 100,000 cities—and every country—around the world. The idea is that everyone interested can travel the world and partake in cultural […]