How to Make Friends During Your Trip

Use Couchsurfing

Another amazing way to make new friends is using the Couchsurfing platform, where travelers sleep in the house of kind locals. It has lost some market share to Airbnb, but the community is still very much alive.

As there’s no money involved, the exchanges are based on trust and generosity. So while you may not need to pay for your bed (or couch), you’re expected to cook a meal and share some time with the hosts. Couchsurfing also promotes many locals events where locals and travelers can meet each other.

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Keep Your Flight Boarding Pass and Get Discounts on Your Vacation

After boarding a flight, most people just stuff their boarding pass into their carry-on and forget about it. By doing this, you’re missing out on potential savings. Many airlines offer discounts and freebies for those who keep their boarding pass. Depending on where you land, you could score savings on tourist attractions, restaurants, wine, or even airport transfers.

The Most Common Scams from Around the World

There’s nothing like traversing the world and exploring new countries and cultures, but sometimes the experience is spoiled by dishonorable people preying on uninformed travelers. If you make an effort to learn about the classic scams, you’re unlikely to fall victim to them and can just enjoy the positive side of your trip. To help, here’s a list of common scams around the world for you to get acquainted with.

The Ins and Outs of Hostel Life

The more you choose to stay in hostels, the more you realize they come in all shapes and sizes. Despite that, some aspects of hostel life tend to remain the same. Of course, hostels may not be everyone’s taste, but the good massively outweighs the bad.