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Travel Podcasts to Listen to At Home

Travel Podcasts to Listen to At Home

Being at home while you want to be out exploring the world can leave you feeling stuck.  When you’re TOLD to be home, it’s even worse.  Everything in your body is telling you to get out of the house, get off the couch, run to your nearest airport.  But,...

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Travelers

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Travelers

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Kid’s Winter Gear Guide

Kid’s Winter Gear Guide

To get ready for Christmas, I've decided to do 12 blog posts every day leading up to Christmas.  Here they are!  Check back each day for a new post or go HERE to see what's been posted already. Like we’ve talked about, having fun outside in winter can be as...

Our Favorite Christmas Movies

Our Favorite Christmas Movies

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How to Celebrate Christmas in Japan

How to Celebrate Christmas in Japan

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My Favorite Winter Destinations

My Favorite Winter Destinations

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The Best Outdoor Winter Activities

The Best Outdoor Winter Activities

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Book Your Trip Now!

 

Below are my favorite companies I use when I plan our travels.  They are a great starting point when I want to book a flight, hotel, or tour!

 

  • Skyscanner – Skyscanner is a great flight search engine which searches a lot of different airlines, including many of the budget carriers that larger sites miss. While I always start with Google flights, I use this site too as a way to compare prices.
  • Airbnb – Airbnb is a great accommodation alternative for connecting with homeowners who rent out their homes or apartments. The big cities have tons of listings! (If you’re new to Airbnb, get $35 off your first stay!)
  • Hostelworld – This is the best hostel accommodation site out there, with the largest inventory, best search interface, and widest availability.
  • Booking.com – Booking probably has the widest selection of budget accommodation in the world. In our studies, they constntly found the cheapest rooms. I lso like their easy to use interface and no money down policy.
  • G Adventures
  • Intrepid Travel– If you want to do a group tour around Southern Asia, go with Intrepid Travel. They offer good small group tours that use local operators and leave a small environmental footprint. If you go on a tour with anyone, go with them. And, as a reader of this site, you’ll get exclusive discounts when you click the link!
  • World Nomads – I buy all my travel insurance from World Nomads. They have great customer service, competitive prices, and in-depth coverage. Don’t leave home without it!
  • Kiwi– This is a helpful airline booking tool that makes it easier to find flights that are within your budget.

 

 

 

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