travel tips

No matter how much you plan, there are bound to be bumps in the road; tips to ensure the optimal travel experience.

Sam Savello6 days ago
London's Underground
I recently read Dennis Green’s article in Business Insider, which compared London’s Underground to New York’s MTA, and the entire time I was screaming: “Yesssss!” I visited London a few months ago in ...
Anezka Smidlova10 days ago
10 Awesome Things to Do in Edinburgh for Free
Before I went to Edinburgh for the first time, I didn't know what to expect, but being there, I was truly amazed by this grand city. I tried to see as much of it as possible during my two-day visit an...
Megan Fernandez13 days ago
How I Planned a Trip to San Francisco on a Budget
My boyfriend and I are both pretty adventurous people which means we have the shared desire to travel! I am a California girl, but my boyfriend was born and raised in Texas. He has been in Cali for a ...
Aria Esmeralda16 days ago
10 Tips for Traveling Alongside a Persistent Companion: Your Own Mental Health
In the summer of 2016, I went on a three-month trip around the world, solo. I visited five countries: South Africa, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Fiji, and America—all of them taught me new things about mys...
10 Ways to Travel with Jewelry
When you're packing for a trip across the country or across the globe, you want to make sure that you've packed everything securely into your luggage. From your clothing to toiletries and accessories,...
Lynsey Beca month ago
5 Tips for the Solo Traveller
For those who have never done it, the thought of solo travel can be a daunting one. Before my three month adventure around Australia and SE Asia last summer, I was often doubtful and anxious about my ...
Penny Newtona month ago
How To Pack for Vacation Using Military Packing Tips
Planning and booking a vacation is the best feeling, because you're thinking and listing all of the fun activities you'll be doing. But you know what's not fun... packing. Whether you pack days before...
Hannah Nichollsa month ago
Interrailing Guide 1.0
When we were planning our first interrail route, we intensely researched potential routes, combined with the cities/countries we wanted to visit. We found that to try and fit in all the cities we want...
Catherine Watsona month ago
Top Tips for Travelling Japan
So, you want to travel Japan, eh? Well congrats! You're making a wise decision to see this beautiful country. Japan is rich in culture, art, science, technology and food! However, if you're a westerne...
Adrian Scott2 months ago
Best Tin Foil Camping Recipes for Your Next Outing
We have come up with the ultimate list of the best tin foil cooking. You wouldn't guess how many intricate meals you can make with these simple outdoor tools and a bit of preparation. From simple hot ...
Jennifer Violet2 months ago
10 Genius Vacation Packing Tips
Packing for an exciting vacation trip can literally kill your mood for the trip. Even if you're going on vacation for three days, if you're like some of us, we actually pack our entire house. We end u...
Travel Lover2 months ago
10 Travel Tips for a First Time in Europe
After five months of consistent travel, I’ve definitely learned my fair share of lessons. Like the time I was arrested by the metro controllers in Budapest because I couldn't find the place to buy my ...
Kathryn Cardon2 months ago
What Makes Disneyland Truly Magical Pt. 2
Hello everyone! Welcome to part two of my articles pertaining to true Disney Magic. In this section, I want to tell you about the "easy to miss" details Tomorrowland has to offer. Jumping right in—Tom...
T M3 months ago
6 Tips to Backpack the World
Need some advice? Well, look no further. I may not have traveled the ENTIRE world, lets be realistic... but I've visited enough places to learn a thing or two about traveling. My first stop was New Ze...
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Hello, it's me.3 months ago
French Phrases to Know Before Going Abroad
I've been hooked on the French language and culture for years, and it drives me crazy when English speakers insist the French are rude. The reality is actually the opposite, they're very polite! It is...
Katie McGuire3 months ago
Tips for First Time Paris Travelers
First off, I wanted to give a huge thanks to anyone who is reading my first story ever on Vocal! I have a passion for writing and can't wait to share that with you all. Continuing on about Paris, it i...
Samantha Bentley3 months ago
In Search of the Northern Lights
My search for the Northern Lights began back in 2014, I had seen thousands of photos in books and online, and of course, I’d watched The Snowman… duh. One of my best friends once told me that he plann...
Grace Matteson3 months ago
What Not to Do While Traveling Solo
At the expense of my pride, I am going to share with you guys a little story. I used to consider myself a savvy traveler, giving my friends tricks and ideas about how to make the most of a trip, save ...