Travel Resources

Welcome to our travel resources page!

We designed this page to help you with your trip planning and booking. You’ll find links here that will take you to hotels, tours, and other services and gadgets to help you prepare for your trip.

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Regardless of how strong of a passport you hold, checking visa policies is a must when visiting any new country. You can quickly find out if you’ll need a visa by filling out this form with


We book almost all our flights through Kiwi. What we love most about them is their advanced search system that shows nearby airports with lower airfare and the option to combine buses, trains and/or flights to get the lowest travel fare.


Everyone needs to stay somewhere when traveling. Tripadvisor is a great resource to read reviews from recent guests. They also offer other hotel options that are similar to the ones you searched for.


Do you like your independence but also enjoy a tour here and there for context on where you’re visiting? If so, Viator is a great option because you can pick and choose among single day tours.

Travel Insurance

Oftentimes, regular health insurance doesn’t include international coverage. Make sure to protect your trip by purchasing travel insurance before you travel. You can get a free online quote with Travel Guard.

Luggage Storage

Between Airbnb (sharing your home) and Uber (sharing your vehicle), you may have thought there can’t possibly be anything else one can share. Enter Vertoe, where people share their space. This up and coming startup is a great option for storing your luggage.

Wheelchair Accessible Hotel Guide

Our Accessible Hotel Guide is an ongoing project to identify hotels that offer wheelchair accessible rooms. We’ve personally reached out to the hotels listed in our guide to gather the nitty-gritty accessible details that are so important to wheelchair users, but so commonly hard to find on hotel websites.

BONUS: Read more about our wheelchair accessibility endeavors here.

Resources from the blog

Below are some blog posts we’ve written on various travel-related topics.

12 Perfect Gift Ideas for the Long Term Traveler At a loss for what to get your traveling loved one? We’ve put together a guide on great gift ideas.

VPN Comparison Traveler or no traveler, it’s essentially common knowledge these days that everyone using a public WiFi network should have a VPN. We’ve put together a detailed post on our top VPN company recommendations.

Remote Work Best Practices Whether you’re already working remotely or you’re a digital nomad wanna be, I share my tips for setting you up for remote success based on my 3+ years working remotely.

12 Advantages of Bus Travel In this article, I share why I love exploring the world by bus. I’ve included a handful of (often comical) side stories based on personal experience.

Peace Corps

Are you interested in joining the Peace Corps, or do you know a Peace Corps Volunteer? These posts will give you insight into what it’s like to work for the Peace Corps.

10 Books About the Peace Corps From memoirs to books to help you prepare for your service to Peace Corps inspired fiction, these are must-reads for any potential, current, or returned Peace Corps Volunteer.

155 Inspiring Peace Corps Volunteer BlogsWhat better way to learn about the Peace Corps than hearing it from the horse’s mouth? We’ve compiled a list of 155 blogs to get you started, which are categorized by country.