Travel Tips

Sunset over Lake Travis in Austin

This collection of travel tips features our best advice based on knowledge we’ve gained from over 30 years of travel around the US and around the world.

You’ll find helpful information like how to prepare for an international trip and how to handle the stress that sometimes comes with travel. We also cover important topics like making packing easier and the best device for wifi around the world.

If you’re looking for something fun, you might enjoy our guide to the perfect travel-related gifts for a loved one (or yourself!).

Using our cruise tips and tricks on the Celebrity Summit in Roseau, Dominica

32 Cruise Tips for a Better Voyage

Cruises are different than other kinds of travel. While there is a focus on exploring and relaxation, you’re seeing different places nearly every day. To get the most out of your cruise, we recommend doing your homework. Here are our first time cruise tips and tricks.

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10 Things to Consider to Choose the Best Travel Luggage

One of the most important decisions that any traveler can make is what luggage to buy. Bags come in a nearly infinite variety of sizes, materials, and prices. It’s often difficult to determine the relative benefits of bags when they can be found at such different price points.

Chaotic traffic intersection while driving overseas

5 Top Tips for Driving Overseas

You may be nervous about driving overseas for the first time. This can be especially true if you’re driving on the other side of the road, or in a country that is known for a lot of traffic. Renting a car overseas can be a liberating experience and allow you to see sights not otherwise possible if you follow these tips.

How to Choose the Best Travel Camera. The best cameras for travel are compact, lightweight, and easily transported. Whether you are looking for a point and shoot camera, a mirrorless camera, a DSLR camera, or a waterproof camera, this comprehensive guide will help you find a vacation camera.

How to Select the Best Travel Camera in 2019

“What’s the best travel camera?” It’s one of the most frequent questions we receive from readers. We’re constantly bombarded with questions – from the best waterproof camera to the overall best camera for travel – so this is our recommendation.

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15 Packing Tips for Stress-Free Travel

After having our luggage lost on a couple of continents, leaving countless items behind, and generally being unprepared a couple of times, we’ve put together 15 of our best packing tips to help your trip be smooth sailing.

13 carry on essentials for your next trip

13 Carry On Essentials for Your Next Trip

Whether you board a plane once a year or once a week, it’s critical to add as much comfort and ease as you can to the process. A few little things can go a long way.