Travel Resources

The preparation of your next trip becomes so much easier with the right resources!

Although we travel full time, we still have to prepare a trip to our next destination. We need to know how we get there, where we can stay, how we can get around etc.

As seasoned travelers we know which travel resources are good and which ones we like the most. On this page we share all the resources we use, to make it easier for you!

Hopefully we make the preparation of your next trip or your next destination easier and more fun with these handy travel resources and tools!

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TRANSPORT

Rome2Rio

Rome2Rio is our favorite travel resource when it comes to route planning. The website and the app provide multiple route options from A to B with multiple means of travel. Think about boats, planes, buses, trains, cars etc. It is even possible to add multiple stops on your route!

Save money using alternative route options! Book your tickets directly online and also book a hotel or rent a car at your destination. It’s easy as that!

Skyscanner

Skyscanner is one of your best options when it comes to cheap plane tickets. They compare many different airlines and give you all the options to choose from.

Search cheapest months or go to “anywhere” to find the cheapest destination or period to fly.

In one overview you’ll see the cheapest or the fastest flights or the one with the least transfers. Where do you fly next?

RentalCars

Want to find your cheapest option for a rental car anywhere in the world? Use rentalcars for your search!

Rentalcars compares many different companies and shows you the best rates for your travel dates.

Filter on supplier, car type or car specifications and get the best price for your rental car!

Uber

Stop paying to much for your taxi ride and use Uber! The ride share company you can use anywhere in the world.

We like to use Uber because it is easy, cheap and the mobile app is great! In the app you can always find a driver nearby!

Sign up for Uber now and get $5 discount for your first ride!

Flixbus

Another amazing mean of transport is the bus. Especially within Europe with the Flixbus.

They have super comfortable seats and Wifi on board. Ideal to do some work, or to sit back and relax and watch Netflix.

The prices are very affordable and you should really check them out! Why should you drive all the way yourself if you can have a driver?

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Booking.com

No matter if you are on a remote place or in a modern city, Booking.com is your biggest friend.

With the largest offer of accommodations there is always a nice place to stay nearby!

It’s definitely our number one! The website and app working amazing and give you a overview of your bookings.

You can filter your searches and they will assures you of the lowest price!

Bonus: Get 10% discount on all your bookings!

TrustedHousesitters

We are big fans of TrustedHousesitters! It’s a company with a huge offer of Housesit opportunities.

So, it means that you take care of somebody else’s house/pets, while they are away for business or a holiday! Using TrustedHousesitters you can search for housesits anywhere in the world.

Stay in the most luxury villas at the beach or in a hut in the mountains.

Sign up now with 25% discount! And experience this unique way of traveling.

Airbnb

Airbnb is expanded to a worldwide network of available accommodations. We use this network a lot when we meet friends or family and want to have a bigger accommodation.

Sign up now and get €25 discount on your first booking + get €9 discount on any experience you book (with a value over €43).

Workaway

Exchanging cultures by volunteering for food and accommodation! That’s what Workaway is!

We love Workaway and used it a lot during our trip at several destinations. No matter what skills you have, or what language you speak, there is always a place out there looking for your help.

Step out you comfort zone and create a lifetime experience!

Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is a homestay and networking service you can use to stay with locals. The network is accessible via a website or mobile app.

What to expect? As the name says ‘couch – surfing’: People are literally offering you a couch or spare bed to come over and stay the night! You can explore the area during the day and have a place to sleep at night.

We had the most unique experiences, and we slept in all different kinds of houses. If you are lucky your host shows you around and you’ll find some unique spots!

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Wavesgear

Waves Gear is a unique brand that offers quality outdoor gadgets for good money.

What started as a company of floating sunglasses, expanded to an all round outdoor gadgets company.

We use our Waves gear stuff almost every day and are amazed about the quality and the value for money! So, I would suggest you to check it out!

RevolutionRace

We as outdoor lovers really want to have good clothing to make our adventures comfortable.

We always paid lots for it and when we discovered Revolution Race we were shocked! A wide range of clothing, incredible quality and still super affordable!

Don’t look any further, whether you are a man or a woman, Revolution Race is what you are looking for.

Kawartha Outdoor

Kawartha Outdoor is from the same founders as Waves Gear. So, same quality, same value for money. Both absolutely amazing!

Kawartha Outdoor is more focusses on camping and outdoors, where Waves gear is more focussed on every (travel-)day life.

Lightweight products, which make your outdoor experience even better! Check them out!

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Get Your Guide

Looking for a unique experience or an outdoor adventure? Get Your Guide offers a wide range of tours all around the world.

Easily find a tour on their user friendly website or in their app by using multiple filters and get track of your bookings.

Are you ready for your next adventure?

TripAdvisor

We like Tripadvisor for the social proof of accommodations, restaurants, tours and so much more.

It is an amazing platform to see what other peoples experiences were. This way we avoid booking a sloppy tour or going to a bad restaurant.

We also like to write our experience on here to help people having their own best experience!

Guide to Faroe Islands

Guide to Faroe Island is a tour operator managed by local people. It’s incredible to see how proud these people are and to listen to their passionate stories about the Islands.

We used them for several tours on the Faroe Islands and learnt so much about the culture, landscapes and visited terrific photo spots.

For us it was a lifetime experience!

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Lonely Planet

The Lonely Planet is our Travel Bible! For every country we visited we bought the travel guide and it really brought us on amazing places.

They organize their information so well and tell you all the ins and outs of a place.

From time to time it is nice to avoid the most touristic places and visit a local market or go into the undiscovered nature.

Google

We think Google is a resource for everything and a very good one if you want to prepare your next trip.

Google knows everything and is your biggest friend! That’s why we believe it can’t miss in this list of travel resources.

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FINANCE

Transferwise

Transferwise is the best tool when it comes to different valutas. Transfer your money between bank accounts in different countries, using the actual exchange rate and paying the lowest fee.

It is also super fast and you will receive your money within hours (depending on the transfer option you choose)!

They also offer a credit card, which you can use world wide. Create multiple bank accounts in different countries and never pay too much when you get cash.

Bonus: Sign up now and your first transfer (up to 500GBP) will be 100% free!

XE Currency

XE is our favourite when it comes to checking currency rates.

Easily check the currency rate of the local currency compared to the one you know.

On the way? They also have an app you can use!

Monefy

When travelling it’s good to keep an eye on your expenses. We do this with the FREE Monefy app.

See what is coming in and what is going out. What do you spend most on and where should you keep an eye on.

Keep your administration organized and on the go with the Monefy app. let’s keep in simple and start now!

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All Trails

There are millions of trails all around the world for hiking, mountain biking, trail running, kayaking and so much more.

If you like to do these kind of things, the AllTrails app is unmissable for you. At home or on the road, find the perfect bike, hike or kayak trail.

Select on difficulty, length or rating and download a trail on your phone to see your location on the trail while you are offline.

You can also download a GPX file to upload it in your GPS device!

Just follow the track and have fun!

Google Maps

Google knows it all and Google Maps always know a route!

We use it a lot for navigation to accommodation, airports and restaurants. Also on road trips it is a very useful tool.

Add multiple stops and complete your route. Once the route is set you can go offline and the navigation will continue.

Guides by Lonely Planet

Exploring a city, but don’t want to carry a city guide in your pack? Lonely planet has the perfect solution!

An app with guides for over 7700 cities! Download the city guide you want to have and explore the city with a travel guide on hands!

SkyView

Have you ever looked up in the sky, wondering what it all is that you saw?

SkyView has an answer for you! Open the app, focus your camera on the sky and SkyView tells you which planet, zodiac sign or star you face.

We really love using this app on a clear night to discover another world!

Microsoft Translater

What if you don’t speak the local language and you can’t figure out how to explain what you want?

The Microsoft Translate app has the solution. With over 70 languages for offline use, you are able to ask what you want.

Let language no longer be a barrier to explore!

DuoLingo

Do you want to learn a new language? Then Duolingo is the right app for you!

This app will teach you a new language on a very creative way. No classrooms and real life examples.

Relax on the beach, play and learn a new language!

Polar Steps

Travelling will give you a lot of experiences, so why not track the places you have been and keep a travel journal.

On Polar steps you can share and track your trip and keep a journal with pictures.

So, even when you are back home from your trip there is always this nice overview from all your experiences

You can even make it a photo book with the maps, photo’s, journals and everything from your trip!