Travel Planning Guide & Resources
A lot of people take travel planning as a hassle. They wish they could just buy a plane ticket and not worry about anything else. It’s true that quite a few people do that (and I have) but to tell the truth, planning an upcoming trip is one of my favorite activities.
I love studying maps, creating potential itineraries, getting essential knowledge about the country, deciding what I will be visiting… From the comfort of my home, I am projecting myself in my adventure and it’s thrilling!
By scrolling down the page or using the menu below, you will be able to read my general trip planning tips, check out what services I like to use to book my trips and find inspiration from some ready-made itineraries.
Travel Planning Tips
Don’t really know what to do, what to think and how to prepare your next independent trip? We’ve all been there. In the past 15 years planning trip after trip, I have gained quite a bit of experience that I want to share with you, whether you are traveling alone or not.
In the articles below you will find my tips related to travel planning and travel in general. I share some hacks I use to travel better, describe how I go about preparing my trips and talk about staying safe on the road as well.
Tipping Etiquette Around The World
Traveling soon? Take a look at the Internet's most complete tipping guide with an interactive map. Quickly know who you need to tip and how much, without all the fluff. 238 countries & territories are covered.
Some Favorite Travel Resources
I am sharing here some travel-related services I love using, like flights & hotel booking, local transportation, and more!
Travel Gear Guides
Don’t know where to start to buy what you need for your next trip? I have written these guides to help you.
I am not going to tell you that you need the absolute latest, most amazing gear in order to have a successful trip. However, it is true that have badly designed, low quality or inconvenient gear can make a big difference while traveling.
We are lucky to live in an era where lots of great things are invented to make our life simpler and good quality equipment is available to most travelers anywhere in the world. And good gear doesn’t have to be expensive.
Check the guides below to choose the best equipment that will make you travel better!
I could spend my days creating itineraries. I love looking for the perfect route, the most efficient timing and create the tour that will bring the best memories. I am sharing here detailed itineraries that have worked very well for me and that you can trust.
If you are having a headache trying to make an itinerary for your next trip, just check below if by any chance I cover your destination. These itinerary posts take a long time to write and I invite you to check back regularly as new destinations are added!