There are so many travel resources out there, it can be overwhelming to choose the right ones. I’ve travelled a lot and keep coming back to the same companies over and over again because they have the best value for me.
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Accommodation is a really important part of the holiday experience. I’ve had very bad experiences in the past with Airbnb but up to now, I’ve not had any bad experiences with Booking.com (I only book highly-rated hotels or apartments). No matter if you’re looking for apartments, hotels or hostels, you will be able to find them on Booking.com
I’ve travelled a lot and many times by plane but whenever possible I prefer to take a train or bus instead of a plane.
The easiest way to book trains all over Europe is with Trainline.
My favourite tool to book flights is Skyscanner. You can find the shortest or cheapest flights super easy amongst countless different travel agents and booking sites.
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Especially with buses, it depends a lot on what country you’re travelling to. In Europe my favourite bus company is Flixbus. To be totally honest, the buses are not the most glamorous ones but the price makes up for it. You can easily go from one destination to the next, no matter if it’s in the same country or not, by bus.
Compare different transportation options
Sometimes it’s not clear which is the best mode of transportation, so I like to use a site to compare different options. However, sometimes it can still be beneficial to look at travel resources for a specific mode of transportation afterwards in order to find the cheapest price.
To tell you the truth, I used to dislike guided tours but I’ve realised their advantages. So many times it’s just the easiest way to discover a new location. Especially, when I’m travelling on my own I like to take tours to explore the county side and other places which are difficult to reach by public transportation.
I’ve used both Viator and GetYourGuide and to be completely honest, I think they’re almost the same. Usually, their tours and prices are very similar. Whenever I want to do a tour I just check both of them and choose the one that speaks more to me.
Hop-on Hop-off buses
Most of the time I love exploring a city on foot. But especially in really big cities, this can get very exhausting. A good way to get to the main attractions without having to walk too much is with a Hop-on Hop-off bus. There are available in almost every bigger city and bring you to the most important attractions in an easy and comfortable way.
Ever since I spent two weeks in a hospital in Thailand, I take travel insurance seriously and you should do too. A good travel insurance, like SafetyWing, doesn’t just cover medical bills but also covers travel delays and much more.