Useful Links

This page contains a number of useful links and is here so that I can remember the webpages and general advice I’ve received over the years and to keep them in one place.

Route planners

Rome 2 Rio– A general route planner: plane, train, bus, ferry and automobile


Momondo – Great page for finding cheap flights. Centered around Europe.

Skyscanner – Stands out by having the possiblity to search for flights going “everywhere”

Facebook: Secret Flying – Facebook group that helps find Error fares


Seat 61– Great advice on most of the worlds big train routes


Everything Everywhere – Overview of active travel blogs

Daves Travel Corner – Another impressive overview of active travel blogs

Virtual Wayfarer– A travel blog run by one of my friends who has helped me alot.

Daily Travel Podcast

The Secret Traveller – Award winning travel-writer has gone incognito to share some of his best kept secrets and travel tips.


Rocketmiles – Hotel search page that let’s you search for places to stay that gives loyalty points to any specific miles program.


Virtual Wayfarer – Why I decided against travel blogging
Post by my buddy Alex over at Virtual Wayfarer about why voting against travel blogging as a full time travelling job.

Hostel Management Forum– Forums about running/working a hostel

Freelancer – Place to go get freelance work

Packing Your Bags

TUI Holiday Checklist – Hate packing? Don’t know what to pack? Our friends over at TUI have some suggestions. Check it out!

Travel Insurance

World Nomads – Very used travel insurance which offers good coverage and which unlike most other insurances can be extended on a monthly basis

Note: One or more of these links might be affiliate links meaning that I get a commission if used to make a purchase. However, all of the recommendations and words used to describe the service in question are mine, and mine alone. No affiliates have had any control over what I write.

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