We’re now introducing our new Travel Cost Widget! Over the past decade, we have been gathering travel costs from real travelers and publishing this data on our website. With our new widget, it’s now possible for you to display the average travel costs for your favorite locations on your own website.
Do you love to travel, or have a traveler in your life? Well, our holiday gift guide is here! This year’s guide features some very interesting travel-related items that you (or your favorite travel buddy) will definitely want to get ahold of. Whether it’s a travel necessity or something to help you find more travel inspiration, we’ve got you covered. So here it is, our favorite recommended travel gifts for the holiday season.
HostelWorld is currently having a competition to win not just one, but three amazing adventures. All you have to do in order to enter this competition is book a hostel on their website by the end of September.
Need some help figuring out where to go this summer? This new ranking of cities shows the wide divide between the most expensive and cheapest travel destinations in Europe! While some cities are very pricey, others can be very affordable, and you might be surprised at some of the results. The ranking shows that many cities in Western and Northern Europe are predictably more expensive, while other cities in Eastern Europe are much lower in cost and can be quite affordable and accessible for many travellers. Even though Western Europe is generally more expensive, smaller and medium-sized cities can still be very affordable, and arguably provide the same level of entertainment, history, and culture of larger European cities. Check out the full list to see where your favorite city stands in the rankings!
Yes, it’s true – visiting a foreign country can be cheaper than living at home. Depending on your travel style and your destination, traveling abroad can be significantly cheaper than the sum of all of the costs associated with living in the U.S.
Our infographic, Traveling Abroad is Cheaper than Staying Home, shows how the costs stack up. We compare the cost of living in five U.S. cities to the average costs of travel in five different countries around the world. The results can be quite surprising and inspirational.
Many travelers take off every year, leaving their jobs, homes, and belongings behind to experience the joy of long term travel. Hopefully some of these statistics in our infographic will encourage you to do the same. If you can give up your job for a little while (or if you’re unemployed), and can minimize your expenses at home, travel can become a financial reality.
Vivid Sydney started in 2009 to promote energy efficiency and now is the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas and attracts over 1.7 million visitors. This festival is also one of the world’s most important creative industry forums, mesmerizing free public exhibitions of outdoor lighting sculptures and installations as well as a cutting-edge contemporary music program.
You might not see your favorite traveler very often due to the very nature of travel – they are probably out in the world somewhere following their dreams. This holiday season, you can help them stock up on the best travel items they want and need to make the rest of their traveling year as adventurous as possible. We’ve curated our favorite and most used travel items to help you filter through the best new and consistently awesome travel products on the market. We like to travel, and we do it often, so we think this list is more than just fluff. The items here will keep you safe and comfortable while enjoying the amazing places at the far reaches of the globe.
Whew, now that black Friday and cyber Monday have passed, the rest of us can start our holiday shopping experience without getting trampled, elbowed in the face, or pepper-sprayed. If you have a loved one that loves travel, we’ve assembled the following list of travel related gear and gadgets to help give you some ideas on what to get for your favorite vagabond.
Travel is about the experiences. You see the sights, you meet the people, you embrace the adventures. And you eat the food. Cuisine is a quintessential part of travel, and for some cities, it’s one of the highlights. Below we’ve reviewed some cities known for their unique, and of course, delicious cuisines.
Travel clichés abound everywhere, but some are worse than others. And I’m not talking about cliché places to visit, either. The Eiffel Tower, in all sincerity, is definitely worth a visit. Instead, here’s a list of travel clichés that, in my opinion, have come to the end of their journey.