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Ultimate List Of Travel Resources To Help You Travel Smarter 2017-10-14T15:07:24+00:00

All the companies and products below are helpful to plan your trip or to design your own travel blog. I use all of them because they make my life easier. I will continue adding products to this list when I discover more.

1. TRAVEL RESOURCES – ACCOMMODATION

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Agoda is an amazing website to book hotel rooms. When I am travelling in Asia I do not use any other website. You can rate accommodations that you have booked online via Agoda and receive in return reward points which you can redeem for free nights.

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Booking.com is another great platform to look for hotels. Low prices, great selection and an easy to use interface!

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Airnb connects you to homeowners who rent their apartment or house. You can use all the comfort and pay only a fraction of the cost of a hotel room.

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Hostelworld is in my opinion the best website to search for hostels. You can find rooms and beds of more than 35.000 accommodations in 180 countries.

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On Couchsurfing you can find people from all around the world that are offering their couch or spare room for free to travelers. It is a great way to save money on accommodations and at the same time you meet locals. In my opinion it is the best way to experience the real culture of a destination and to make new friends.

2. TRAVEL RESOURCES – AIRFARE

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Skyscanner is the first website I use when I am looking for a cheap flight. It searches a lot of different airlines and you can look for flights to a specific airport or any airport within a country or even continent. Moreover, you can choose an exact travelling date or search for the cheapest flight within a whole month or year. This is especially interesting when your travel destination and/ or date is flexible.

3. TRAVEL RESOURCES – TRAVEL INSURANCE

When you are going on a trip you should definitely get a travel insurance. I recommend World Nomads. It covers health problems, Lost, Stolen or Damaged items such as phones and cameras as well as Cancellations & Delays.

4. TRAVEL GEAR

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The Highland Trail Backpack from Jack Wolskin is so far the best one I have traveled with. It is super light, comfortable to carry and has sufficient pockets to organize your stuff. I especially like the dual access main compartment.

The backpack is available for both men and women.

5. RESOURCES FOR YOUR OWN TRAVEL BLOG

Michelle earns over $50,000 a month through affiliate marketing, and she shares all of her best tips in this Affiliate Marketing course.

In this course, there are 6 modules, over 30 lessons, over 20 worksheets, bonuses, an extremely helpful exclusive Facebook group, and more.

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We Work Remotely – Digital Nomad Jobs you can do while Traveling

Within six months Gina was earning $4,000 per month on the side of her full-time job. In her course “30 Days Or Less To Virtual Assistant” she teaches you everything you need to know about becoming a Virtual Assistant.

Find here 150+ services you can offer as a Virtual Assistant.

Do you want to become a better blogger or writer? Matt from Nomadic Matt has created an online travel media school to teach you all the skills you need to become a successful blogger. His step-by-step Superstar Blogging Course features monthly webinars, Facebook groups, teacher feedback, and tons of expert interviews and guest lecturers!

Holly offers a course for Online Freelance Writer who want to build a thriving freelance career from scratch. She teaches you how to land jobs, discover what clients actually want and how to improve your efficiency. Learn how she went from $0 to $225,000+ using these strategies!

I use a Web Hosting plan from Hawkhost. They have very good prices and are specialized on WordPress websites.

WPML – WordPress Multilingual Plugin

If you want to turn your WordPress website multilingual this is the Plugin to use. It is super easy to use and works very well. I am happy with it.

Interactive World Map Plugin

A super cool Plugin to create an Interactive World Map for your travel website. You can color the countries you have been to and link to a URL, for example to one of your posts about this country.

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Macbook Air 13

There is a discussion about whether a Macbook Pro or Macbook Air is more suitable for travel bloggers. In my opinion it is the Macbook Air because it has the big advantage that it is so super light and therefore easy to carry along while travelling. Moreover, the Macbook Air is sufficient to get my work done; e.g. photo editing, writing emails, updating my blog etc.

Disclosure: Please note that some, but not all of the links above are Affiliate Links. This means I receive a commission, at no additional costs to you, if you make a purchase from these links. You pay the same price as if you would went to the site directly. I use all the companies and products listed and I recommend them because they rock and have made my travels better. Should you purchase any of these resources, thank you for helping to support my many hours of working on this blog! If you have any questions about the products I recommend, I am happy to answer them.