travel tips

How I've Scored Free Travel for 5 Years Straight

I haven't paid for hotels or flights in over five years, and I've traveled all over the world. Here's my secret.

How to Do a Reconnaissance Trip Before Retiring Overseas

Thinking of retiring overseas? Do a thorough test trip before you make that big move.

How a Family of 4 Can Visit Hawaii for $1,000 or Less

Hawaii may be beautiful, but it's far from the mainland and expensive to visit. These tips can help you plan a Hawaiian vacation for $1,000 or less.

7 Affordable Cities for a Craft Beer Road Trip

If you want to try the best craft beers America has to offer, hit the road and head to these seven cities.

10 Must-See Museums in the U.S.

If you're looking for the perfect blend of culture and history, these 10 museums in the U.S. will blow your mind.

5 Unforgettable Train Trips Across the U.S.

If you're looking for a unique getaway that you'll never forget, hop on one of these trains and enjoy the view.

6 Safe Places to Visit in South America

These South American destinations are beautiful, affordable, and safer to visit than you might think.

When Airline Miles Aren't Worth the Effort

Frequent flyer programs may be lucrative if you earn enough miles, but they can also be a pain. Learn when they aren't worth your time.

6 Breathtaking Fall Foliage Drives to Take This Year

Looking to gaze upon the bright, rich colors of autumn? Hit the road and take in the fall foliage on these drives.

6 Relaxing, Affordable Hot Springs You Can Visit This Fall

If you're looking for a fall getaway that'll keep your soul soothed all through the winter, head to any of these relaxing hot springs in the U.S.

How to Travel Across the U.S. on a Budget

You don't need to be a millionaire to see the best sights America has to offer. In fact, you can travel across the U.S. on budget and still have a blast.

4 Financial Steps to Take if You Want to Be a Digital Nomad

Before you pursue the digital nomad lifestyle, make these money moves first.

Make These 5 Money Moves Before You Travel Abroad

International travel requires a lot of research and planning beyond how to pack and which excursions to book. This checklist can help you prepare financially for your trip.

What to Expect on Your First Cruise

First time heading out on the high seas? Don't stress. Here's what you can expect on your maiden voyage.

47 Free Things to Do Across the U.S.

See the country without putting a dent in your budget by checking out these fabulous and free activities all over the U.S.

How to Find Free Campsites in the U.S.

Looking to save money on your next camping trip? Here's how to book a campsite that's completely free.

5 Ways to Get Through Airport Security Faster

Save time and reduce stress by using these tips to speed through airport security whenever you travel.

5 Websites to Book Cheaper Travel Packages

Looking to book an affordable travel package? These sites will help you find the best possible deal.

A First-Timer's Guide to Using Airbnb

Never used Airbnb before? No problem. Here's how to book a rental, what to expect, and things to look out for.

How to Tackle Your Summer Vacation Credit Card Debt

Spent a little too much money while on vacation this summer? We've all been there. Here's how to tackle it, manage it, and then defeat it.