Moon Travel Guides: Benefits of using a travel guidebook to plan trips

Episode 111: Using Guidebooks For Inspiration and Travel Planning With Moon Travel Guides

Are travel guidebooks still worth it? Are guidebooks relevant in 2022 and beyond? I was first introduced to travel guidebooks a few years ago while traveling solo in Lisbon, Portugal. A new friend I met at my hostel and I considered what we’d…
Tripadvisor Hotel Review

Episode 105: How To Find and Research Hotels Using Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews 

How do you find and research hotels? I want to know, after this episode, reply to this tweet and let’s chat about it. Do you get recommendations from TikTok or Instagram? Do you start with a Google search? Or maybe you use online…
How to define your travel style?

Episode 102: How To Define Your Travel Style

What is your travel style? Travel isn’t one-size-fits-all, and there isn’t one way to see the world, only what works best for you. When I started traveling after landing my first job after graduate school, my funds were limited. I was making…
Dtravel home-sharing economy platform host hosts and guests

Episode 88: How Dtravel Is Innovating the Home-Sharing Economy With Luke Kim

Dtravel is a community-governed home-sharing platform where you can find and book accommodations. Compared to other home-sharing platforms, guests can expect lower fees, and hosts pay zero percent fees. Dtravel accepts a wide variety of payment…
Tips to plan a trip to Vietnam

12 Things To Consider When You Plan A Trip To Vietnam

Are you planning a trip to Vietnam? Hey, me too! Vietnam is home to famous floating markets, delicious dishes, bustling cities, picturesque beaches, and so much more. As expected, I've spent hours researching how to plan a trip to Vietnam,…
Debt-free travel with Cinneah El Amin founder of Flynanced.

Episode 82: Paying Off $23,000 in 12 Months and Travel Debt-Free With Cinneah El-Amin

Cinneah El-Amin (pronounced: sin-ee-AH el-AH-meen) is the founder of Flynanced, an online personal finance platform that teaches Black women who are blowing money fast early in their careers how to manage their money NOW. Since paying off $23,000…
Sightseeing Busan in 2 days

How To Spend 2 Day in Busan, South Korea

Busan is one of the beautiful cities you'll find visiting South Korea. It hugs the southeastern coastline of the country, and boasts one of the largest ports in Asia. As the second biggest city in Korea, it offers a treasure trove of activities…
What is private travel?

Episode 80: Why Consider Private Travel With Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson is an enthusiastic travel agent who specializes in private travel and guided group tours. Sarah believes that travel is about experiencing the world and all that it has to offer. She doesn't only want to help you plan a vacation,…
Hotel Pricing Explained

Episode 78: How Flight and Hotel Pricing Works with Expedia’s Out Travel The System

Have you ever wondered how flight and hotel pricing works? Or why does flight pricing change so often? In this episode, Expedia’s Director of Revenue Optimization, Amy Cisneroz, shares what you need to know about pricing trends and how to…
Black Travel Alliance increasing the representation of Black travelers in travel marketing.

Episode 61: How Black Travel Alliance Supports Black Travel Content Creators Worldwide

Black Travel Alliance is a new group of Black travel content creators on a mission to support Black content creators and increase their representation in the travel industry.
When to start weekend travel - how to plan a weekend trip.

When Should You Start Your Weekend Trip? Friday Evening or Saturday Morning?

Among weekenders, there is a debate going on...when is the right time to start a weekend trip? Some say Friday evening while others say Saturday morning. A few have even mentioned Thursday evening. In a poll I ran on Twitter (follow me @thethoughtcard)…
Fun travel gifts for Christmas?

Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers: 21 Fun Travel Gifts

The holidays are right around the corner and nothing shows that you care more than a thoughtful gift. But what sort of holiday gifts do travelers love? Travelers want practical and fun travel gifts that make their lives easier…