Resources

Some helpful resources for first-time travelers.

  • Ten Tips for First Time Solo Travelers – This article highlights tips from how to prepare your budget and finances to overcoming homesickness and everything in between. A great list of tips from Time Travel Blonde!
  • What to Do Before Going Abroad for the First Time – This is another great article that goes in depth with the little details, like the best shoes and backpack to use, and some convenient travel guides to take along for the ride! Check out A Cajun in Cali!
  • 12 Things Not to Do When You Travel – A great article by Nomadic Matt, discusses things not to do when traveling, such as great tips on how to handle your money, and not falling into tourist traps!
  • 8 Steps to Amazing Travel on a College Budget – For the students who have a love affair with travel, The Happy Arkansan has a great article with tips galore on how to compare prices and budget a trip all the while keeping things realistic from a college student’s perspective!
  • The Best Free Travel Apps to Help You Travel Smarter – A great piece from The Trusted Traveller, this list examines any and all travel apps necessary for a first time traveler or a well seasoned adventurer, and with all the apps laid out by category, it makes it easy to find exactly what app you need!