Travel Resources

Planning your own trip is not an easy task.

Perhaps you’re new to travel or seasoned and looking for some inspiration for your next great adventure. We’ve been traveling since 2001 and have learned a lot along the way.

Below is a small sampling of useful articles to help make travel easier for you.

Divergent Travelers Resources

Websites We Use

Travel Planning

Lonely Planet Forum

A really great place to get firsthand information from other travelers.

WikiTravel

Get the facts and learn about the destinations you are wanting to visit.

Exchange Rates

XE.com

You should always check currency conversion rates when you arrive in a new country. BEFORE you exchange any money!

Accommodation

Booking.com

We book most of our hotels through this site. It’s a great resource of hotels and offers great deals.

AirBNB

We love renting apartments with AirBNB to have more relaxed stays. If you’re not on AirBNB already, the link above will give you a $35 credit.

TripAdvisor

This might seem odd, but we use TripAdvisor to read hotel reviews and on occasion book rooms too.

Hostel World

Sometimes, even we stay in hostels. You can find great private rooms in hostels if you know where to look or you can find good deals on dorm rooms.

Flights

Skyscanner

Most of our flights are booked through Skyscanner. They show all airlines, even the budget ones.

Priceline

Occasionally you can also find good deals here. Worth a look.

Travel Insurance

World Nomads

One of the best travel insurance companies out there. They offer coverage for adventures activities and electronics too.

Allianz

Basic travel insurance coverage if you spend more time in the city.

Research A Specific Destination

** Click a colored country to read all our articles about that destination **

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