Practical Travel Resources

Practical Travel Resources

I have been traveling ever since I was a little kid! Not only have I learned so much about different places but I have also learned how to save a ton of money, time and hassle when it comes to traveling. Traveling is so wonderful and it doesn’t have to break the bank or cost you your sanity either.

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Cheap Flights

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Websites & Apps

Affordable Accommodation

couches, coffee table and books in Jasper
The Sleepy Bear Inn, Jasper, AB.

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Accommodation Reviews:

Female Travelers

Community Facebook Groups:

  • Ladies for Sustainable Travel: This group is one that I created for anyone identifying as female who wish to empower each other to travel and live more sustainably. Group members are encouraged to add any articles, photos or questions to the group.
  • Girls LOVE Travel: Group for anyone identifying as female who loves to travel. Group members often post photos or ask other members for advice when visiting certain areas.

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Health Abroad

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Passports & Logistics

Planning a Surprise Trip

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Travel Guides

Guide Books on Amazon

  • Lonely Planet Guide Books
    I use Lonely Planet Guide Books on almost all my trips. They’re perfect to bring along in case you don’t have wifi or your phone dies.

Travel & Language

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Language Apps:

  • Duolingo: Great for if you’re wanting to learn the local language.
  • Google Translate: Good for when you don’t understand the local language and need to find a translation.

General Travel Apps

  • Been: A fun way to look at all the countries you’ve visited.
  • Currency Converters: Allow you to use a currency conversion calculator on the go.
  • Trip Advisor: Allows you to check online reviews of different restaurants, tour companies and hotels.
  • Maps Me: Allows you to download a map of the area you’re in so you can use it with or without wifi.