The Van Life

Do you like adventure? Do you yearn for the freedom of the open road? Going wherever you want, whenever you want? Do you want to travel without relying on hotels and hostels? In either case this guide could be for you. It gives you the basics for how you can live in your van: including sleeping, staying warm, cooking and keeping clean.

2016’s Genius Travel Hacks and Tips

Fast Cover scoured the Internet for the travel hacks, tips and tricks that can help make your holiday simpler and save you money. They analyzed over 500 travel articles to find some of the most widely shared, useful tips for travelers. These up-to-date hacks show you simple ways you can improve your traveling experience and save money at each stage of your trip, from booking your flights to the moment you return home.

Comparing Airbnb vs Hotel Rates Around the World

Here’s an infographic that compares the rates in 22 major cities in the US, Canada and Europe, as well as Australia. Some surprising findings include, in Paris, Berlin and Madrid, hotels are almost double the price of Airbnbs, in Barcelona, Airbnbs are 81% more expensive than hotels, and in the US, cities like Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle have much lower rates on Airbnb ($80 cheaper in some cases) but in the south, hotels are actually less expensive on average.

Recreating Movie Road Trips

Road trips have a special place in movie history. The showing of an actual journey on the big screen often giving shape to the characters’ development throughout the film. Although the actors themselves will not travel on these routes during filming, it’s possible to piece together the routes their characters would have taken during the story.

The Florida Reef

While many Americans have heard of the famous Great Barrier Reef in Australia, few know that the third longest coral reef in the world is located just off the coast of Florida. Running past the Florida Keys, the Florida Reef is a treasure trove of marine life and history. Learn more about it in this infographic.

Fictional Characters Share Their Dream Destinations

While we love the thrilling, wonderful stories that our favorite characters are a part of, it is undeniable that many of them truly deserve a vacation. After all, exorcising demons, cracking convoluted cases, and struggling to survive the zombie apocalypse can be extremely draining. This fun and simple infographic selects dream destinations for 20 iconic characters based on quotes they have said.

10 Smart Ways To Save Money In Japan

Most of the time, travelers are thrown off going to Japan because of the cost of travel. However, with a little bit of creativity, cost will become secondary as there are plenty of ways to save money while you are in Japan. From food to accommodation to transportation – follow these 10 tips from Tripovo and for sure, you’ll reduce your costs to half.