travel resources

In order to travel more and get value for your money you need good travel resources. This page lists the products and services we personally use to find travel deals and run our business.

trip planning



We like about Tripadvisor is that we can review, compare prices and book all on the same site. TripAdvisor is where we go when we want to compare prices.

Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet is a great place to get your city and country guidebooks. You can get your information by paperback, ebook, and mobile apps. Get the Lonely Planet guidebooks.


Fodor's Travel

Fodor's Travel Guides are another great place to do your research about cities and countries you're planning to travel to. Review the Fodor's Travel Guide that are available here.

booking flights



Skyscanner is a great place to start your flight search comparison with 1200 sites at once and find the cheapest plane tickets. You also book directly through the airline. Start your Skyscanner flight search.

Google Flight

google flights

We like Google Flights because you can find cheap flights in seconds, explore your destinations on a map, and fare alert information if flights are going up. Start your flight search with Google Flights.



Another great comparison website when searching for flights that will help you save money. Momondo checks leading travel sites including the low-cost airlines. Check flights through Momondo.

booking accommodations

BOOKING.COM is our favorite website when searching for accommodations. They have big savings on over 1 million properties worldwide in over 12,000 destinations. You also get free cancellations and you're guaranteed the best price.


We like TripAdvisor because we can look at all the reviews left by travelers and book our accommodation. TripAdvisor is the place we go to compare prices.

booking transportation



If you are still using taxis to get around, you need to stop everything and download the Uber app. You order straight from your mobile phone, track the route the driver is taking, you know what the fare will be and it gets charged directly to your credit card. Book with Uber.


Search for rental cars from over 53,000 locations worldwide. We save time because compares all the major brands with just one click including Avis, Hertz, Thrifty, Alamo, Dollar, & Enterprise.

blogging resources

A2 Hosting

A2 web hosting

Less expensive than Bluehost at only $3.92 per month. A2 Web Hosting offers blazing fast web hosting for our website. Their customer service has been responsive and quick. Works great with Thrive Themes. Get your hosting started at A2 Web Hosting.

Thrive Themes

thrive themes

I use Thrive Themes on all our websites. Blazingly fast WordPress templates and plugins, built to get more traffic, more subscribers, more clients and more customers. Easy to use and creates beautiful landing, website, and opt-in pages. Thrive Themes has excellent tutorials and information.



ConvertKit is an email service provider that is specifically marketed towards bloggers, podcasters, and other businesses who are building audiences. Used by over 19,000 blog owners to help grow their online business. Get your free trial stated at ConvertKit.

Making Sense Affiliate

affiliate Marketing Course

Learning to make money by promoting others peoples products (affiliate marketing) is one of the keys to blogging. You need to do this the right way. One of the best is by Michelle who is now earning over $50,000 per month in affiliate income. Learn how she did it here.

Business Travel Blog

start a travel blog business

Created by leading travel blogger Nomadic Matt, this course teaches the ins and outs of starting a successful travel blog. The Business of Travel Blogging is a great place to start your travel blog career.

Pinterest Traffic

pinterest traffic course

If you master Pinterest you can massively increase traffic to your travel blog. Pinterest Traffic Avalanche helps the beginner blogger learn how to use the power of Pinterest.

travel insurance

World Nomads

world nomads

World Nomads is a trusted source for our travel insurance needs. Used by residents from over 130+ countries. Policies can be bought 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Learn more about World Nomads.


allianz travel insurance

More than 35 million travelers depend on Allianz to protect them while they’re away from home. Tell them everything about your upcoming trip, and they'll find you the right plan. Learn more about Allianz.

travel photography

Digital Photo School

digital photography school

Digital Photography School is a website with simple tips to help digital camera owners how to take better pictures and get the most out of their cameras. Lots of tips and tutorials for camera owners of all levels. Learn more at the school.

B&H Photo

b&h photo

We shop at B&H Photo for our photography and video needs. Huge selection. They are the largest non-chain photo and video equipment store in the United States. Start shopping at B&H.

travel gear



From carry-on luggage, travel clothing, to backpacks and accessories, REI is is great source for all your travel needs. Make sure you check out REI before your next next travel adventure.



We like Amazon for all of our travel items and accessories. From laptop bags, backpacks to umbrellas, Amazon has it all. Sign up for Amazon Prime and get free 2 day shipping. 




Medjet is the premiere global air medical transport and travel security membership program for individuals, families, groups and corporations. Starting at $99. Medjet will arrange bedside-to-bedside transport for you to the hospital of your choice. Visit Medjet for more details.

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