Favorite Travel Sites

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My All-Time Favorite Travel Sites

Yay! I’m super excited to share my favorite travel sites with you. This is me telling all and hoping that you still need me and my blog afterwards. Just remember the little people, okay? Yes, I 1000% use these sites regularly and know them all to be reputable, reliable companies. I stand by every recommendation on this listing. I can even offer you discount codes for some of them. Questions? Reach out.

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Kayak Explore: I love poking around and seeing what it costs to fly wherever any time of the year.


DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Lots of photos, recommended walking tours, and even removable maps.Lonely Planet: I use the practical country information and Thorn Tree Forum often.
Rome2Rio: Rome2Rio is my favorite logistical site. Need to get from Point A to Point B? This site will tell you all your options and all the prices.Tripadvisor: I use Tripadvisor for everything. Their forums are super helpful, and I’m a big fan of their hotel rankings system.


Bahn: I use Bahn for almost all of my train bookings in Europe. Extensive site, great customer service.Orbitz: An old favorite. Great for booking flights and rental cars. Make use of their Orbucks Rewards program.
Google Flights: Google Flights is the perfect wanderlust site. Plot travel anywhere and see what time of year and what trip length is cheapest.


Hostelling International: My fav hostel site for budget trips. Save with their membership program.Hotels.com: My go-to. Love their rewards. AND: Get $100 cash back rebate with code REBATES21.

Vacation Packages

Gate 1 Travel: Love Gate 1 and highly recommend it. I like their independent trips, but I’ve heard really good things about their escorted tours, too.

Day Tours

Big Bus Tours: Discover the great cities of the world with hop-on/hop-off sightseeing!Viator: Tours for everything. Sign up for their newsletter to get 10% off.


Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: International vaccinations and health notices.World Health Organization: I sometimes check the international health organization for a gut check.
Department of State: Look here for travel advisories and country entry/exit information.
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