Another year has flown by, holiday celebrations are wrapping up, and 2018 has arrived. With any luck, your new year brings with it a long list of travel plans and dreams. Wherever your adventures take you this year, these 18 travel tips will make your journeys better than ever before.
For such a narrow country, Chile packs quite a punch. The Andes Mountains, the Atacama Desert, Pacific coastline, Patagonia, and colorful cities like Santiago and Valparaíso can all be found within this South American wonderland, so it’s no surprise Lonely Planet has named Chile its #1 country to visit in 2018. Wondering why? These Instagram photos speak for themselves.
For as much of a thrill as exploring the world may be, there’s one thing most travelers agree on: the actual act of getting there can be a major drag. Airplanes are crowded, cramped spaces where you’re more likely to get a crick in your neck than a wink of sleep, leaving you grumpy and groggy when you finally reach your destination. Flying long distances doesn’t have to be totally miserable, though! Here are nine ways to make your next flight more comfortable.
Dramatic landscapes, active volcanoes, towering glaciers, and opportunities to witness the Northern Lights have made Iceland one of the world’s most beloved travel destinations. There’s a good chance you’ve already fallen in love with the country, even if you haven’t visited and have only heard tales and scrolled through awe-inspiring photos. But for those of you who still need some convincing – or just can’t get enough of Iceland – here are 15 Instagram photos that will make you want to book a flight now.
There’s nothing in the world quite like the charm of Madrid. Its centuries of fascinating history, striking architecture, vibrant nightlife, and spectacular culinary cuisine make it, in my humble opinion, one of the greatest places on the planet. I had the fortune of living in Madrid for two years, and, during my time there, I befriended Tomás Baliño, who is still a resident of Madrid. I sat down with him to discuss our top recommendations for what to see, do, and eat in Spain’s magnificent capital.
Considering a trip to Thailand? Already been and yearning for a return to its delectable dishes, clear waters, and colorful scenery? These Instagrammers have captured the very best of the incredible Southeast Asian country. I dare you to resist booking the next flight there!
Smart phones have revolutionized the way we travel. Staying in touch with friends and family back home, navigating each twist and turn of a new city, finding the best attractions in your next destination… There’s an app for nearly everything. Here are six stand-out travel apps that you’ll be itching to try on your next trip. Even better, they’re free, so you can devote more of your dollars, euros, or yens to making your journey as memorable as possible.