Travel Tips

10 Travel Tips Rick Steves Won’t Tell You (Or Doesn’t Know)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

1) Always Carry A Pack Of Cigarettes And A Lighter (Even If You Don’t Smoke) This is by far my number one piece of advice for solo travelers. I was standing in an alleyway in Bologna when a tall, dark and handsome Italian man came up to me and said something that I mentally translated […]

How To Fly Business Class For Under $100

Monday, June 22, 2015

The flying experience means different things to different people. Economy flyers begrudgingly step foot on the plane, glowering at potential row-mates while they mentally prepare themselves for the battle of the next several hours. The light in the distance is the destination — the longer the flight, the further away the light. Then there is […]

How One Man Used Tinder To Travel Across The Country

Monday, December 29, 2014

I must be using Tinder wrong. Women I chat with often say things like what Annie of Tinder recently said to me: “Thanks for not being the typical horny-ass Tinder dude.” I think she said this because at no point in the conversation did I ask her for sex (I was taught that it’s rude […]

Top 13 Free Things To Do In New York City This December

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Everyone knows New York City is an expensive town, especially around the holidays. To save some money, try these tips for free things to do this December during your visit.

Top 10 Things To Do In Dublin

Monday, September 1, 2014

Dublin, capital of Ireland and UNESCO City of Literature, is the perfect blend of cosmopolitan and traditional Irish culture. It is a city of extravagant nightclubs, cozy teahouses, ancient ruins and relics, and a collision of music, theater and experimental art. Incredibly, travelers to the Emerald Isle oftentimes skip over Dublin in their eagerness to […]

Here’s How To Find The Price Of Beer Around the World

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Now for some really important travel planning information. If you’re curious as to how your beer consumption is going to affect your expenses while on the road (probably alot), this handy infographic should help you out in your budgeting. By Matt Stabile / Matt Stabile is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of You can read […]

Explore Paris Through Art With Your Phone

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Here’s a great new app for those heading to Paris this year. TravelbyArt is a new iPhone app that lets you discover Paris through the eyes of the city’s legendary artists, writers, singers and composers of the 20th century, with twenty curated tours that reveal the important places in the lives of such artists as […]

The 10 Best Travel Books Of The Last Two Decades

Monday, July 21, 2014

The joy of curling up with a good travel book is damn hard to beat. Part fiction, part memoir, the best travel books tell weird and wonderful stories and describe the intricate things that make a journey, or place, memorable. The initial excitement of a vessel leaving port or the joy of waking up to a […]

Here Are 25 (Free) Museums And Galleries To Visit In London

Thursday, July 17, 2014

By Matt Stabile / Matt Stabile is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of You can read his writings, watch his travel videos, purchase the book he co-edited or contact him via email at any time at

The Rise of Solo Travel: 4 Reasons Why We Love To Travel Alone

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The secret is out about solo travel – and everybody’s doing it! What was once a right of passage for single backpackers fresh out of school trying to “find themselves,” traveling solo has soared into the mainstream faster than a flight from L.A. to San Francisco. From young professionals to retirees and everyone in between, […]

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