Category: Travel Tips

Our Best Travel Tips section has the best advice for travelers, by travelers. Whether you are a casual tourist or a frequent globetrotter, you will find tips on planning, packing, choosing the best gear and what we use, staying healthy and traveling fit, saving money, shopping and communicating, capturing the best photo, and much more. If you can't find the travel tips you need by scrolling through the page, below, clicking on the links below to go directly to a specific travel tips page, or using the search feature by clicking on the icon in the header menu bar, simply contact us. We love hearing from our readers and are here to help whenever possible.


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Travel Planning Tips

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Virtual travel experiences to tour the world when you can’t leave home

Reading Time: 9 minutes Virtual travel experiences are available all around the globe. It is possible to travel virtually from home for planning or pure enjoyment. We've assembled a comprehensive guide to the best virtual tours around the world, including museums, art exhibits, live concerts and theaters, national park tours, street art tours and virtual tours of various cultural destinations and sights.

Packing For Travel

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Money & Travel

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Travel Photography Tips

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Shooting from the hip: how to take a photo on the sly

Reading Time: 10 minutes Sometimes you get better photos when traveling if those around you don’t know you are taking a shot. That’s why learning how to shoot from the hip is key in travel photography. Here are a few tips to help you get the hang of it.

Travel Health

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Travel after the COVID-19 pandemic: 5 things to pack to travel safely

Reading Time: 6 minutes After the COVID-19 pandemic, knowing how to travel safely is more important than ever. Learn more about 5 essential things to pack to travel safely so you can protect yourself from getting sick during flights, hotels and visits to tourist sights.

Safety & Security Tips

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Top hotel safety tips: Your hotel room safety is important

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is a lot you need to take personal responsibility for to ensure your hotel safety: from knowing how to escape a fire and deal with potential theft, to what to do in the event of an unlikely terrorist attack. Your hotel room safety is very important, and you need to be prepared. That starts by following a few key hotel safety tips.

Travel Insurance Tips

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How good is evacuation coverage or travel insurance for coronavirus?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Travelers are concerned about coronavirus and wondering if travel insurance will protect them if they decide to cancel or change their travels or get sick with coronavirus during their trip. We talked to experts at Global Rescue and World Nomads to find out how good evacuation coverage or travel insurance for coronavirus really is.

Gear Tips

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A perfect travel coffee maker: The coffee fix for travelers

Reading Time: 4 minutes When you need your java fix, nothing less that a perfect cup of coffee will do. But how do you get the coffee you want and like when traveling? Not so difficult if you pack the right travel coffee maker, gadget, bag or grounds to make sure you get your java, your way.

Language For Travelers

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Start to learn languages – Top language learning apps and websites

Reading Time: 7 minutes A look at some of the best language learning apps and language learning websites available today. The best ways to learn languages, aside from immersive experiences, are with language tools you can use at home, online and offline, that you can take with you when you travel.

Keeping Fit

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Travel Fitness: How to stay fit while traveling

Reading Time: 3 minutes Traveling for business or pleasure can play havoc with even the best travel fitness plans. Travel is not routine so why would we expect travel fitness to be?

Family Travel

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