Travel Resources

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my favorite sites for travel

Secret Flying | for last minute flight deals

The Points Guy | for airline and hotel credit cards breakdown & deals, last-minute flight deals

Skyscanner | my go-to search engine for flights

Matrix – ITA Software by Google | my go-to search engine for flights

Momondo | search engine for flights

New York Times – 36 Hours | 36 Hour guides for destinations all of the world

Rome2Rio | search engine for directions and transportation information


want to find a gig abroad?

escapethecity.org | fulltime and parttime jobs andd volunteer opps abrod

helpx.net | work exchange website for budget-conscious travelers

jobbatical | temporary jobs and gigs for folks looking to work abroad

workaway | work exchange website for budget-conscious travelers

homestay.com | homestay accommodation all around the world

For U.S. based jobs: Glassdoor, idealist.org, The Muse


my favorite apps

maps.me | my go-to for detailed offline maps and GPS Navigation – i always, always download a map from maps.me before arriving to my destination.

rome2Rio | mobile search engine for directions and transportation information

skype | purchase credit and make calls through the skype app when connected to wifi

spanishdict | for offline Spanish-English translation

spotify (premium) | for music. i pay to access my playlists offline

currency | for staying up to date with currency exchange rates

audible | for downloading and listening to ebooks offline

camera+ | for editing photos

feedly | for aggregating my favorite news sources

other apps I use: Airbnb | TripAdvisor | Dropbox | Expedia


my favorite travel blogs

Along Dusty Roads | for travel content on Central and South America

The Brown Felt Hat | for travel content on Kyushu, Japan