Travel

10 Books to Inspire the Traveler in You

10 Books to Inspire the Traveler in You

This is a guest post from Michelle Ross, who blogs about reading on In Search of the End of the Sidewalk. I met Michelle and her husband, Thad, through mutual friends last Thanksgiving, at a dinner they hosted at their home in Kuala Lumpur. They inspired me […]

12 Top Apps for Travel in 2015

12 Top Apps for Travel in 2015

Here are 12 of the “best of the best” travel apps out there, according to travel marketing guru Susan Wright.

How to Budget for Long-Term Travel

How to Budget for Long-Term Travel

Tuesday night was my first-ever travel-related speaking gig (well, I am always doling out travel advice, but I’ve never before been asked to do so in an “official” capacity). It was the first Meet, Plan, Go! New York City meet up of 2015, and the […]

The 10 Apps I Use Most on the Road

The 10 Apps I Use Most on the Road

In our day-to-day lives, most of us can’t imagine being too far away from our smartphones. And while it’s good to take some time and “unplug” while you’re on the road, smartphones can be incredibly handy tools for navigating foreign lands. Before you leave on […]

The Five Things You Need for International Travel

The Five Things You Need for International Travel

Here are the five things you need for international travel, based on what I found most helpful during my recent travels to Southeast Asia and India. These products all made life on the road so much easier and more comfortable. To help you pack for […]

What to Pack in Your Carry Ons

What to Pack in Your Carry Ons

Below is a handy little list I put together of all of the items I regularly pack in my two carry ons for overseas trips.

What You Need in Your Travel First Aid Kit

What You Need in Your Travel First Aid Kit

My mom is a nurse, and therefore, was always prepared for every bump, scrape and sting my brother and I got when we took family vacations. Following in her footsteps, I always take a fully stocked first aid kit with me when traveling internationally. I pack everything in one […]

Ladies: What to Pack for Southeast Asia

Ladies: What to Pack for Southeast Asia

Ladies, this one is for you! Below is THE packing list for Southeast Asia, based on what I brought in my backpack for almost eight weeks in Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia during fall 2014. I later used this list to pack for almost eight weeks in southern India, so it should work for any long […]

10 Things You Need to Do Before Long-term Travel

10 Things You Need to Do Before Long-term Travel

When I attended the Meet, Plan, Go! National Conference in New York City in September, I heard more than one speaker reveal that they planned their “career break” – long-term trip – for a year or more. “Yikes!,” I thought. At that point I was about […]

When Itchy Feet Become Cold Feet

I’ve always had what I thought was a healthy case of wanderlust – satisfied by two to three week jaunts out of the country every year or so, and longer when I was in college and graduate school. In between I managed to get a […]