Resources

Travel Blogs We Follow

A list of our favorite travel bloggers. If you you are a travel blogger and would like to exchange links, or you know of a blog you think should be listed here, please contact us.

Travel Resources

Accomodation
  • Hostel World – Find hostels anywhere in the world.
  • Couch Surfing – Stay for free with locals in their homes.
  • Mind My House – Mind someone’s house while they’re away, rent free. Has cheap membership options.
  • Trusted Housesitters –  Popular house sitting site with many luxurious properties in the listings.
  • Airbnb – Holiday rentals. Rent a place to stay on someone’s property for your vacation.
Food
  • Happy Cow – Where to find Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in foreign lands.
Transportation
  • Hit the Road – Vehicle transport company that allows you to deliver someone else’s vehicle to a destination in either Canada or the United States. A free vehicle means a free road trip!
  • Skyscanner – Compare flight options and prices from competing airlines, including low budget airlines.
  • Kayak – Alternative to Skyscanner. Find cheap airplane tickets, car rentals, and hotels.
  • Greyhound – Book city to city bus tickets in North America, Australia, and parts of the United Kingdom.
  • Megabus – Cheap continental coach service in Europe, the United States, and Canada.
Working and Volunteering Abroad
  • Easy Expat – Information and resources for expats who have moved to a new country.
  • Travel And Work Abroad – Canadian Government resource that lists travel and work abroad programs for Canadians.
  • World Wide Opportunities – Volunteer on organic farms in exchange for accommodation and meals. Available in many countries.

Travel Twitter Chats

These are some of our favorite travel related Twitter chats. Participating in these talks is a great way to connect with the traveler community. You can join the conversation simply by following the right #hashtag at the right time.

Know of any others? Let us know and we will add them to the list. Just give us the #hashtag and the @username of the person hosting the chat, as well as the time and the date that the chat usually happens.

#RATW@RealityAbroad
Reality Abroad Talk Wednesday
Wednesdays 12:00 pm EST
#Expediachat@SpencerSpellman
Expedia Chat
Wednesdays 5:00 pm EST
#RTWChat@BootsnAll
Round The World Chat
Wednesdays 3:30 PM EST