By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

Introducing the unknown wonders of deep Kyoto Prefecture.

Dive into untouched nature, unique history, and culture in its four distinctive areas.

【Participants Wanted】Techniques and Traditions of the handmade paper-making village

【Participants Wanted】Techniques and Traditions of the handmade paper-making village

Inspiration

Discover Kyoto With Us

9 Delicious Matcha Dessert Shops You’ll Love in Kyoto Tea Country

9 Delicious Matcha Dessert Shops You’ll Love in Kyoto Tea Country

Kyoto Tea Country

Luxury Winter Train Trips in Kyoto by the Sea

Kyoto by the Sea

Secret Gems of Kyoto: Exclusive Tourist Spots Revealed by Locals

Woodland Kyoto

Exploring the Winter Wonders of the Mountains of Tango

Local gourmet spots near JR stations between Kyoto, Nara and Iga

Local gourmet spots near JR stations between Kyoto, Nara and Iga

Tamba Lacquer: Experience the Beauty Crafted from Kyoto’s Forests

Tamba Lacquer: Experience the Beauty Crafted from Kyoto’s Forests

Unique vegan and organic restaurants beyond Kyoto City

Unique vegan and organic restaurants beyond Kyoto City

5 Workshops in Uji City to Experience the Joy of Tea

5 Workshops in Uji City to Experience the Joy of Tea

Exploring the Water Culture of Woodland Kyoto

Exploring the Water Culture of Woodland Kyoto

Experience ultimate relaxation at these nine tranquil Kyoto onsen

Experience ultimate relaxation at these nine tranquil Kyoto onsen

Map of Kyoto Prefecture

Discover Another Kyoto

Experience tradition and culture amongst magnificent nature

The streets of Kyoto, which are deeply influenced by traditional Japanese culture. The seas, in which Japan's oldest legends are still alive, and the mountains that are the origins of the Japanese people. Beyond the city, Kyoto Prefecture stretches north through the forest to the sea. Come experience all the charms that Kyoto has to offer for yourself, and discover a Kyoto you never knew.

Hozukyo Gorge

Sightseeing Spots

Explore Kyoto, from the tea fields to the seaside

We've divided the subtle charms of Kyoto Prefecture into four areas. From Kyoto by the Sea in the north to Kyoto Tea Country in the south, each area is unique and filled with different sights.

A bowl of matcha tea

Things to do

Touch on authentic traditions and find your own adventure

Discover all the amazing things to do across the diverse landscapes of Kyoto Prefecture! See what's happening during the time of your visit by searching for festivals and local events, or get some inspiration on where to go with our Trip Ideas. Get deep into Kyoto by reserving something a little more hands-on, with wonderful experiences including everything from water and snow sports, to meditation in the forest, to working with local craftsmen to create your own little piece of tradition.

Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine

Plan Your Trip

All the tools to put your adventure together

We've put together a handy guide with all you need to find the perfect place to stay across Kyoto, be it modern or traditional, as well as restaurants to suit every palate, and a guide to local goods and souvenirs.

New Trip Ideas: 9 Delicious Matcha Dessert Shops You’ll Love in Kyoto Tea Country

The Tango KURO-MATSU Train celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Discover The Beautiful Season of Fresh Green Across Kyoto

New Trip Ideas: Luxury Winter Train Trips in Kyoto by the Sea

New Trip Ideas: Secret Gems of Kyoto: Exclusive Tourist Spots Revealed by Locals

Find your way from major cities to the depths of Kyoto.

A map of Japan showing the location of Kyoto Prefecture

Discover story-worthy travel moments

Where to next.

Provence & the Côte d'Azur

Best in travel 2024

Travel stories and news, explore our latest stories.

A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss in Savannah, GA leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe State Historic Site. The site includes a picturesque 1.5-mile oak avenue, the ruins of Jones' fortified house built of tabby, a museum, and a demonstration area interpreting colonial daily life.

Jun 24, 2024 • 7 min read

Experience Savannah's Southern charm without spending a penny with this guide to the city's best free experiences.

another travel guide

Jun 23, 2024 • 6 min read

another travel guide

Jun 22, 2024 • 5 min read

another travel guide

Jun 22, 2024 • 6 min read

another travel guide

Jun 21, 2024 • 6 min read

another travel guide

Jun 21, 2024 • 7 min read

another travel guide

Jun 21, 2024 • 5 min read

another travel guide

Jun 21, 2024 • 9 min read

where-to-go-august-2024.jpg

Jun 21, 2024 • 8 min read

If you’re planning a great Antipodean adventure, Australia and New Zealand tempt in equal measure.

Jun 20, 2024 • 6 min read

another travel guide

Jun 20, 2024 • 17 min read

another travel guide

shop our books

Our guidebooks & travel books

Whether you’re interested in traveling to a new city, going on a cruise, or cooking a new dish — we’re committed to inspiring you to experience travel in a whole new way. Lonely Planet’s collection of 825+ travel and guidebooks is sure to inspire the traveler within.

#lonelyplanet

Follow lonely planet:.

mountain overlooking valley

CHOOSE DESTINATION

  • Australasia
  • North America
  • South America

CHOOSE OBJECT

Receive our newsletter.

Add your e-mail address to receive our monthly news.

WE RECOMMEND:

Jewellery by Artists: From Picasso to Koons, an exhibition organised by the culture and art portal Arterritory.com

ANOTHER TRAVEL GUIDE RĪGA

The first thing today's demanding traveller seeks is a good friend who lives in the city he or she wants to explore - someone to reveal things that aren't normally included in traditional tourist guidebooks. You need those who know a city intimately to show you their favourite neighbourhoods, streets, buildings, museums, bars, restaurants, stores, historic sites and places with unusual or panoramic views. Another Travel Guide Rīga is the key to Latvia's capital. It presents a true insider's Riga as experienced by artists, architects, entrepreneurs, journalists, photographers and other impromptu tour guides who love their city and will happily share its secrets with you. Discover Rīga in all its diversity - from its classic attractions to the lesser-known gems on its outskirts and the well-hidden spots only those in the know can show you.

To see a few samples from the guide's 288 pages, click here . Another Travel Guide Rīga takes a creatively visual approach that's radically different from that of typical travel guides. The photographs - commissioned especially for the travel guide - capture the unique essence of each location or object listed, offering a glimpse of the experiences and sensations that make a visit to Rīga unforgettable. The guide includes detailed maps of the city and its environs and tear-off picture postcards. Another Travel Guide Rīga is published by the Internet magazine for independent travellers www.anothertravelguide.com and the cultural projects agency Indie in cooperation with the design studio Tundra. Another Travel Guide Rīga is available from November 26th at: www.amazon.co.uk

In Rīga: Lukabuka Rīgā, 11.novembra krastmala 35

Istaba Kr.Barona iela 31a

Jāņa Sēta Map Shop Elizabetes iela 83/85, k.2.

Pērle Tērbatas iela 65

INCH Kalnciema iela 33

Lolot Kalnciema iela 33

Garāža Bergs Bazaar

Taka Spa Kronvalda bulvāris 3a

Valters un Rapa Aspazijas bulv. 24

Globuss Vaļņu ielā 26

Demokrātiskais restorāns „Ostas skati"

Matrožu iela 15 (Ķīpsala)

Lāčplēša iela 31

Miesnieku iela 4

Vīna Studija

Elizabetes iela 10

Keitas Kiosks

Alternative Shop

Elizabetes ielā 25

From December: Helsinki: KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art Store Stockmann

Tallinn: The New Art Museum KUMU Store

Vilnius: Design Shop Daiktu Viesbutis

Your comments

Unfortunately there are no comments yet..

Time of visit:

Your comment:

© anothertravelguide.com 2015 Anothertravelguide.com is an internet resource for independent travellers. All addresses listed on anothertravelguide.com - hotels, restaurants, shops, etc. have been tested and evaluated by our authors. All opinions are subjective and anothertravelguide.com takes no responsibility if any of these locations don't live up to your personal expectations, taste or mood, or has undergone serious changes since visited by authors and experts of anothertravelguide.com.

The Atlas Heart

11 BEST Travel Guides for 2024 [Websites & Guidebooks]

* This article contains affiliate links, which help run this site at no extra cost to you.

TL;DR: The two best travel guides are Rick Steves for first time travelers—especially anyone going to Europe—and Bradt Guides for off-the-beaten-path destinations and “Slow Travel.” Both are reliable, will give you ideas for what to do, and help you plan the best trip.

The way we travel has changed drastically in my lifetime. Information is more readily available in the digital age, a massive plus for traveling. 

Everyone, including myself, wants to make the most of every trip abroad. That’s why I love reading travel guide books or online guides. 

Some of these guide books help you get off the beaten path. Others give information on tours you can take on your own to learn the history of a certain destination you’re visiting. 

But which are the best?

After years of reading and doing research, I have found the best travel guides for you to use when planning your next trip abroad!

Note: this article contains affiliate links, which help run this site at no extra cost to you so I can keep providing free travel advice and tips.

A smiling brown-haired woman wearing sunglasses and a backpack slung over her shoulder, holding an example of one of the best travel guides in the form of an open book, with an out of focus city square behind her.

Here’s a quick look at our recommendations

  • DK Eyewitness
  • Bradt Guides
  • Rick Steves
  • Lonely Planet
  • Blue Guides
  • Footprint Guides
  • Frommer Guides
  • Tripadvisor
  • Rough Guides
  • Moon Travel Guides
  • Insight Guides

Table of Contents

#1 DK Eyewitness

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of DK Eyewitness books.

DK Eyewitness is one of the best travel guide books on the market today. But they offer more than just travel information. 

After publishing books for over 45 years, DK Eyewitness Books cover everything from travel, science, history, pop culture, and children’s topics.

Their travel guides give the information you desperately need for travel– such as maps, itineraries, accommodations, where to eat, and more! 

I also love how easy their visuals are to look at. I sometimes get lost in their maps and start imagining myself there (I’m a big daydreamer if you can’t tell!).

DK Eyewitness Travel guide books might not be the most in-depth on a particular location, but they help with travel inspiration. 

If you want more information, DK Eyewitness has a podcast called ‘Where to Go,’ which is another excellent way to get your travel information on the go!

  • 100+ destinations
  • Heavy on history
  • It has both outdoor and city guides
  • Amazing visuals
  • Not as in-depth as other guides

#2 Bradt Guides

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Bradt Guides Books.

A Bradt travel guide is perfect if you’re interested in visiting countries that are less traveled to— written by experienced travelers with fantastic insider tips. 

Bradt travel guide books has a reputation as the “World’s leading independent travel publisher.” They are also the best India travel guide company.

Some unique destinations include Iraq, Sri Lanka, Galapagos Islands, and Grenada. But don’t worry. Bradt Guides also has a British series for those interested! 

Lately, I’ve been striving to travel like a local. Bradt has a ‘Slow Travel’ guidebook series, which I love using these days because it helps me travel like a local. 

The trip ideas are great in detail but might not be for your preferred country to visit. 

Bradt Guides prides itself on being the most comprehensive on the market. Their authors give cultural insights and expressions of interest and knowledge.

You can support Bradt’s Guides even further by subscribing to their Patreon! Here you can pay monthly for a specific tier and earn different things like one free e-book a month.

  • More off-the-beaten-path destinations
  • Slow travel series
  • Has a Patreon page
  • Unique style of travel not for everyone

#3 Rick Steves

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Rick Steves Books.

Rick Steves books are the guide books your mom hands you when traveling to your dream destination in Europe. And that’s a good thing! They’re trusted by many for a reason.

These travel guide books are always up-to-date, thanks to Rick Steves’ research partners. 

Rick’s books will have you feeling like you’re on guided tours! He ensures you’ll have some fantastic cultural experiences. 

I love Europe, but there are many other cultures throughout the world that I’m even more interested in. So, since Rick Steves’ guidebooks are primarily Europe-focused, I’m not as drawn to them.

Also, traveling in Europe long-term can get expensive. His books cater to a more wealthy crowd. 

Pick any European country, and you will have high-quality content on that destination. Rick has visited Europe countless times, and other travel websites can’t compete. 

Rick’s bestseller is his Italy guide, which isn’t surprising. In that guide, he goes over the best places to eat and sleep and how to beat the crowds. 

It’s a good idea to grab a Rick Steves’ book simply for the detailed maps.

  • Best guides for Europe
  • It gives in-depth information for solo tours
  • Perfect for a beginner traveler.
  • Catered to upper and middle-class travelers

#4 Lonely Planet

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Lonely Planet Books.

I’m sure you’ve heard of Lonely Planet , as they’ve been a dominant force in the travel scene for quite some time now. Their goal is to make travel planning easy, and they’ve succeeded!  

I loved using Lonely Planet books when I first started traveling. These books helped me up my game as a budget traveler. 

Lonely Planet dominates the internet with a wealth of online resources. While the information they offer online is easy to access, it can be vague. 

You can subscribe to Lonely Planet on their website for free. I’ve done this, but I’ve found that there tends to be some destinations/articles that are low in detail. 

Considering Lonely Planet’s sheer amount of content, it’s not too surprising that they sometimes gloss over details. 

Their claim to fame is their numerous experts located worldwide. These experts cover adventure travel, family holidays, food and drink, and much more. 

Plus, a Lonely Planet magazine is an amazing coffee table piece, am I right?

  • Backpacker friendly
  • An extensive collection of guides for the entire world
  • Free information is available
  • Some of their content is outdated or not detailed

#5 Blue Guides

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Blue Guides Books.

If you love the art and history of Italy, then Blue Guides is for you! People often plagiarize Blue Guide books due to the amount of accurate information each book has. 

With over 14 books on Italy alone, you won’t find more detailed information on a particular destination than with Blue Guides– they deliver it all! 

Italy was the first country that I visited outside of the United States, and I’m so glad that I had a Blue Guide book with me. 

Their award-winning maps and exceptional attention to detail made it feel like I was on a private tour! 

Be aware: there aren’t a lot of online articles from Blue Guides or many countries to choose from, which could be an issue if you like to visit more unusual locations.

Blue Guides’ first publication date was in the early 1900s, so it’s undoubtedly a top guidebook for a travel junkie!

  • Helps travelers understand art and history
  • Multiple guides on Italy
  • Extremely thorough in their research
  • Not a lot of destinations

#6 Footprint Guides

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Footprint Guides Books.

Footprint Guides is the go-to source for Latin American travel tips for all budgets! My love for this region of the world has only grown since I started using their books.

Even if Latin America isn’t one of your top destinations, they do offer other print books. All Footprint Guides are written by experts who have lived in that destination. 

Unfortunately, for North American travelers looking to plan a dream road trip, you won’t find much helpful information here, as their focus is decidedly on the south. 

Alongside their practical information, Footprint adds a layer of imagination to their guidebooks, giving them an edge that makes them one of the best travel guide series available today!

  • Wide range of budgets
  • Specializes in Latin America
  • Practical information
  • Not much content on the United States

#7 Frommer Guides

Frommer Guides

Does traveling on $5 per day sound appealing to you? Arthur Frommer thought so when he set out to create his Frommer travel guides . 

Alongside some of the best guidebooks, Frommer also offers other forms of information, including podcasts, online articles, and hotel deals!

I love using Frommer guides on road trips because they help me in many different situations. 

I usually like to have a podcast for when I’m driving , a guidebook on specific destinations while I’m in a hotel room, and online sources when on the go. 

Having Frommer guides in all their varied forms is essential since each one typically doesn’t go into heavy detail. 

If purchasing travel guide books doesn’t interest you, then keeping up to date with Frommer’s online travel guides is the way to go.

  • Many styles of information are available
  • Updates information frequently
  • Offer hotel deals
  • It covers only the main details

#8 Tripadvisor

Screenshot of the of the Tripadvisor website homepage.

Tripadvisor is an online source that most travelers have heard about. It’s unique on this list of travel guides because you interact with other travelers!

If you’re looking for help with trip planning, look no further than the Tripadvisor forum . Here you can talk with fellow travelers about your upcoming trip! 

When I have a specific question that needs answering, I always check Tripadvisor first. They have information on most countries, but some info on the forums can be outdated. 

Tripadvisor is great because it’s free! But they’re more than just a review and forum-based platform; you can also book different travel deals and tours through their website.

Sometimes the sheer amount of information can be overwhelming to click through.  If that sounds relatable, you might want to purchase some guidebooks instead. 

Tripadvisor started the wave of online travel planning. They’re worth browsing, even if you just want to write down a few travel tips!

  • Multiple reviews from other travelers
  • Travel deals available
  • Forum can be out of date
  • The massive amount of information can be overwhelming

#9 Rough Guides

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Rough Guides Books.

Rough Guides has grown into a leader in the travel industry with its amazing travel guidebooks and online travel guides. 

What I love about these books is their authenticity. Their recommendations from locals helped to grow them into who they are today.

It all started with their Greece travel guide, and it quickly blew up. Demand increased for more and more Rough Guide content; they released a guidebook series for people who were eager for more. In 2017, Rough Guides expanded even further.

Today Rough Guides are more than just a travel guide company that sells books. They offer tours, custom-made itineraries, and more! I love using their website when planning my next trip. 

These custom-made itineraries and tours are expensive but for a reason. Rough Guides’ experts are located worldwide to give you the best travel experience ever. 

Rough Guides best selling guides offer a ton of background information and local tips, making them worth the high price!

  • Detailed itineraries
  • Personal recommendations from locals
  • An extensive list of countries
  • High prices for tours and custom itineraries

#10 Moon Travel Guides

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Moon Travel Guides Books.

Moon Guides are my favorite guidebooks for traveling around the United States. Planning that perfect road trip is challenging but Moon Guides makes it easier.

Moon’s travel guidebooks are all about traveling sustainably. I’ve used them countless times in the Americas and have found them super helpful.

But Moon Guides don’t focus on the Americas only– they also offer some of the best travel guides for Japan in particular.

I’ve learned to use these books more for research instead of bringing them on my travels– they don’t always hold up with how rugged traveling can get for me.

Moon’s detailed maps are so good in their guidebooks that I fill my phone library with them. They are easy to read and use, which is what I think makes a good map. 

The best travel tips are from locals, and that’s what Moon’s travel guidebooks bring. They don’t have a fancy touring app or anything, but they don’t need it. 

If you want one of the best travel guides for families, then there’s no better choice than making Moon Guides your tour guide when traveling. 

Find your dream destination, get travel inspiration from their maps, and book that plane ticket.

  • Emphasis on the Americas and the Pacific
  • Easy-to-understand maps
  • Many pages of information solely for hotels/accommodations
  • Guidebooks aren’t durable

#11 Insight Guides

Screenshot of a search result page showing a selection of Insight Guides Books.

Insight is one of the best travel guidebooks on the market for a reason. The beautiful photographs in these travel guidebooks will have you daydreaming for days.

Insight guides are perfect for those history buffs out there like me. They combine great information with also some off-the-beaten-track activities. 

Insight has produced over 200 guidebooks and language books. Their books provide information on nearly any country you can think of (besides Mexico).

I love their books because they also have a mini-series.

During the Covid years, I was in the mood to read a lot. I picked a different destination each week and bought a new e-book. 

I could do this because they only cost five to ten dollars! Most of the best travel guidebooks are double this.   

Besides its guidebook series, Insight offers a handmade trip planned by experts to the destination of your choice. What more could you ask for?!

  • Multiple countries in each continent
  • Has language guides
  • Sells hand-picked vacation packages put together by locals
  • Offers mini versions of guides to sell for cheap
  • No Mexico guide

Buying Guide: How to Choose the Best Travel Guide

A man wearing a red and black checkered shirt reading an open guide book holds hands with woman in a black and white striped tank top, jeans, and a wide-brimmed hat while walking down a European-looking cobblestone street.

What to Look for in Travel Guides

Is the information up to date.

Picking the best travel guidebooks can be an overwhelming process. But the most important thing to watch out for is making sure the information is up-to-date.

Compared to online sources, guidebook information tends not to get updated as quickly for obvious reasons. 

You don’t want a travel guide taking you to a restaurant that doesn’t exist anymore, do you? No. You want to get off the beaten track but not THAT off that it gets you lost.

Pick Locally-Based Travel Guides

My ideal travel style is meeting locals, living, and eating like a local. I have the best travel experiences when I dive deep into the culture.

The best information about a destination comes from locals. When you’re planning a trip to Costa Rica, wouldn’t you want to consult someone who has lived there for many years?

When you rely on locals’ recommendations, you’ll truly have an experience of a lifetime. 

Know What Type of Traveler You Are

A young woman in a peach tank top and sunglasses holds a travel guide book under one arm, and checks her phone.

This next tip can be difficult for some, and it can change from year to year. I have gone from being a true budget traveler to somewhere in the middle. 

I used to love history (I still do) and would base my travels around that. Now I seek adventure activities. 

Different types of guides will focus on different things, such as budget travel, adventure, expensive tours, food, or history. 

Finding the travel guide that fits your style will be more beneficial in the long run.

Know Which Destination You Want to Visit the Most

The best world travel guidebooks are often better for certain locations than others. For example, Rick Steves has a reputation for being the best travel guide for Europe and, specifically, the best travel guide for Italy. 

So, choose your travel guide based on which one specializes in the area you’re curious about.

Other Helpful Travel Guides

Travel is a huge industry which means there are more guides than you could ever possibly use. 

If you prefer your travel content in video form, one of the best travel guide Youtube channels is Ryan Shirley . 

His videos showcase the top places to visit in different countries with some of the best drone shots you’ll ever see. 

FAQs About Travel Guides

A woman with short brown hair wearing a black and white striped tank top squints as she opens a Lonely Planet book on Myanmar in front of a blurred background.

Should You Even Buy a Travel Guide?

A travel guide has its place. It may seem outdated to use one, but you can find some of the best information in them. 

Some guides take years to make and are very specific in the details they write for certain locations. The maps tend to be better and easier to read in these types of guides as well.  

Which is better: Lonely Planet or Rough Guide?

It depends on the style of travel you prefer. I prefer budget travel and tend to take fewer tours, so I like Lonely Planet. Rough Guide also has amazing tours if you’re interested in those.

What is the difference between Fodor’s and Frommer’s travel guides?

Frommer travel guides are excellent for those who want an easy read. Fodor is typically the better choice if you want more details about your activities. 

Fodor also has one of the best travel guides for Ireland, so check out Fodor if that’s your destination.

Is it better to travel with a tour guide or alone with a travel guide?

The answer differs from person to person! If you want your trip planned, then a tour guide is perfect. Going alone with a travel guide is nice because you can go at your own pace. 

Do people still buy travel guides?

Absolutely! There’s something different about having a travel guidebook to look at rather than scrolling through a website. 

Rick Steves and Bradt are my favorite travel guides.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Phillip Anderson Profile Pic

Phillip Anderson

Phillip Anderson is a freelance travel writer, personal trainer, and adventure enthusiast. With years of travel experience under his belt, Phillip is an expert in finding the best deals through travel apps and websites. He knows how to find cheap domestic and international flights, like a flight to Peru for as low as $350.

When looking for cheap accommodations, Phillip combines his knowledge of websites like Airbnb, Booking.com & Hostelworld with more unique sites like TrustedHousesitters, for even more savings. Whether it’s flights, accommodations, or local experiences, he teaches travelers to make informed decisions, ensuring their adventures are both memorable and economical. For more from Phillip, check out his website, JaywalkTheWorld.com.

Planning your next big adventure? Check out these related articles below!

Skiplagged Review 

Best Airbnb Alternatives

Hopper Review

Best Travel Deal Sites

Best Hardside Luggage Sets

Best Travel Purses

Pakt One Review 

Best Travel Gifts

A blonde woman wearing an orange backpack holds an open book while looking at the ruins of a tropical temple, with the text overlay, "Best Travel Guides."

Pin this image for future reference

another travel guide

Hi, I'm Mimi! I'm an outdoorsy Californian who has spent over 28 years immersed in the incredible natural beauty that California has to offer. My goal is to inspire others to get out and find their next adventure in California. Whether it’s escaping to an alpine lake in the Sierras, finding peace among the giant redwoods, or road tripping down the PCH, there’s always more to explore in this beautiful state.

Leave a Comment Cancel reply

another travel guide

The Atlas Heart is a California travel website dedicated to showing you the best of the Golden State from a local perspective.

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

©2024 The Atlas Heart

Flightdeck Powered by Pilot logo

Top 10 Travel Guide Websites [2024]: Time to Get Inspired!

Top 10 Travel Guide Websites [2024]: Time to Get Inspired!

With the overwhelming number of travel guides that exist out there, it's hard to find one that'll satisfy your wanderlust or inspire your next travel. Luckily for you, we've found all of the best places to look for travel inspiration. Keep reading to see all of the best travel guide websites that'll help guide your next travels!

another travel guide

Travel guides help us plan our trips better. But, with thousands of sites claiming to be travel wizards, it can be hard to pick and choose the best travel guide sites that fit your requirements. 

While some like to travel with a paperback guide in hand, others prefer to outsource well-detailed itineraries tailored to our preferences. The pundits, perfectionists, and ardent travelers want to take matters into their own hands and plan trips by themselves. They also need guides and recommendations to help with their research and planning.

Well, folks, worry not because our list of best travel guide websites covers it all. Regardless of where you fall on the travel planning spectrum, you'll find a travel guide that'll inspire and prepare you for your next trip. Use these fantastic travel guides and start planning your trips with Pilot!

travel guide while backpacking

10 Top Travel Guide Websites for travel inspiration!

10. lonely planet .

Lonely Planet  is a dominant brand in the travel industry, offering both travel guides and other resources on destinations worldwide. It is mainly geared towards backpackers on a budget. 

Its travel guidebooks, available in both digital and print form, come under a variety of categories such as regions, countries, cities, hikes, treks, etc. They include itineraries, maps for navigation, insider tips from experts, off-the-beaten-path attractions, and other helpful information. 

You can subscribe to their services for a monthly fee of $4.99 or a yearly fee of $39.99. It will give you access to resources on their website and app. You can purchase Lonely Planet books individually too.

Although Lonely Planet is not as resourceful and updated as it used to be, it's still one of the best travel sites to get an overview of destinations. You can also book accommodation and dining options via the website. Check out our full review of Lonely Planet  here . 

  • A collection of over 825 guides
  • Phrasebooks to learn the local language 
  • Covers a lot of destinations worldwide 
  • General travel information about countries is free
  • Complaints on outdated information
  • Unreliable customer service 
  • Travel forum "Thorn Tree" is no longer available 

Lonely Planet Travel guide

9. Fodor's Travel

Fodor's Travel  is another popular website offering travel guides for destinations around the world. Their specialty is the guidebooks available in both print and eBook versions. They have over 300 travel guides covering more than 7000 destinations. The website also has plenty of information, insider tips, and appealing visual content on different destinations. It's great for inspiration and general information. 

Fodor's forum is a great place to get recommendations, tips, and insider advice that will be useful for your trip plans. It has an active community, so it's more likely that you will receive prompt answers. You have to be a member to access all of its features. 

You can access Fodor's Travel website and forum free of charge. But, the guides have to be bought either from the website or sites like Amazon. On average, prices range from $10-$20. You can read our in-depth review of Fodor's Travel  here . 

  • Helpful forum to seek advice
  • Good recommendations
  • Covers a lot of destinations 
  • Incomplete guidebooks (complaints of missing pages)
  • Lack of localized recommendations   

Fodor's Travel Travel Guide.

8. Rough Guides 

Initially,  Rough Guides  was solely focused on selling travel guidebooks in paperback and eBook formats. These books are still a popular choice among travelers today. They provide:

  • Itineraries.
  • Background information.
  • Maps to help you find the way around.
  • Independent recommendations of the writer.
  • Detailed regional coverage.

Books are available at varying prices.

At present, Rough Guides also specializes in providing tailor-made travel guides to suit your personal preferences. You can connect with a local expert to create a special itinerary for you by entering your budget, destination, accommodation and dining choices, preferred activities, and other details. Depending on what you need, you can get everything planned and booked by a local expert or only resort to insider tips. The prices vary based on the kind of service you need.

Besides this, you can also find articles on travel advice, top destinations, and other travel-related subjects on the website. So, even if you are planning the trip by yourself, Rough Rides is a good place for inspiration. 

  • A wide range of travel guidebooks 
  • Personalized itineraries 
  • Local knowledge and recommendations 
  • Not very user-friendly 

Rough Guide Travel Guide

7. ViaHero 

If you are more inclined towards personalized travel guidebooks by locals,  ViaHero  is one of the best to consider. The platform also promises to take the hassle of planning by outsourcing a day-by-day traveling guide from an expert, aka a 'Hero.' The good thing, however, is that you will be updated about every step of the planning.

You can select the destination and review the Heroes available there. Each Hero has a detailed bio outlining their personality, travel specialty, and expertise. You can also check the reviews left by past travelers about them. All you have to do is pick a Hero and specify your requirements. The cost of a customized itinerary is $40 per day. 

The Hero won't be accompanying you, although you will be in touch via email or messaging. ViaHero also posts travel articles for users to read and be informed about the destination(s) they plan to visit. If you want to learn more, check our ViaHero  review . 

  • Convenient 
  • Travel guides focus on local and uncrowded attractions 
  • Quality, well-detailed itineraries 
  • Service is available only to limited destinations

ViaHero Travel Guide and app.

6. Frommer's 

Frommer's  remains one of the best travel sites because it is very resourceful for travelers. Frommer's offers guidebooks, podcasts, and the latest travel-related information for wanderlusts. They're also one of the oldest travel guide publishers. 

Its titles cater to a range of travel styles, covering every major destination around the world. Its travel guidebooks are available in both eBook and paperback formats. The books are pretty similar to others in the market.

Frommer's website has a treasure trove of travel content, and you can browse them by 'Destination' or 'Trip Ideas.' There's also a separate section dedicated to travel 'Tips and News.' It is especially helpful as travel rules and restrictions are constantly revised and updated on the pandemic. 

There's also a 'Deals & Bookings' section to help you grab great discounts on accommodation, airfares, cruises, and car rentals. Even if you don't want to purchase travel guides, Frommer's is a good website for updated travel information. 

  • Updated travel information 
  • Over 350 travel guidebooks 
  • Good choice of accommodation
  • Guidebooks cover only major highlights 
  • Website looks outdated 

Frommers Travel guide.

5. Tripadvisor 

Obviously, you know  Tripadvisor , famed for both its usefulness and weird reviews. It is a one-stop place to read travel guides, get advice and tips, make reservations, and plan trips.

Tripadvisor is one of the most  popular travel apps  travelers use to seek advice and recommendations from locals or other travelers. It's a great place to find and read reviews – just about any restaurant, hostel, attraction, or different travel experience anywhere in the world. If you can't find a review or discussion about the topic, you can start a discussion in their forum! 

You will also find a lot of content for travel inspiration, including travel guides from ardent travelers and 'Things to Do' lists on different destinations. Besides guides from experts, you can use Tripadvisor to book hotels, tours, activities, accommodation, etc. It's one of the best travel deals websites .

You can also save your favorite places and experiences in a destination and view them on a map. However, if you are looking for a planning tool, we recommend trying a  better travel planner .

  • Active travel forum for trip guidance and tips 
  • Plenty of user reviews to help your decisions 
  • Loads of travel content
  • Attractive travel deals 
  • A mobile app for convenience 
  • Infamous for  fake or biased reviews  
  • A glorified checkout cart, not great for inspiration
  • Reserving and managing bookings is not always streamlined

TripAdvisor Travel guide and app.

4. Localeur 

Localeur  is one of the best travel websites for travelers who want to avoid tourist traps and enjoy local and authentic experiences. It offers useful insights and recommendations from local insiders as opposed to tourists. At present, it covers over 200 destinations and has a user base of 5 million worldwide.

You can find recommendations on everything from road trips to places to eat to shopping tips on the platform. Their local expert base consists of writers, artists, foodies, and other specialists from different fields. It's great to plan your trip and want to cover the best attractions in your itinerary. 

Localeur's main features are only offered to its subscribers. You can go for a lifetime subscription of $150 or a monthly subscription of $10. You get recommendations, personalized travel guides, and two weekly emails for travel inspiration.

But, you can still check out its travel content, featured guides and recommendations, and 'localeurs' for free. Subscription to their newsletter is also free of charge. Read our full review of Localeur  here ! 

  • Reliable and quality recommendations 
  • Information of local experiences
  • Wide range of choices
  • Costly subscription 
  • Limited destinations
  • Recommendations could be biased

Localeur Travel guide website.

3. Atlas Obscura 

Atlas Obscura  is about intriguing people to travel with its attractive and quirky guides and travel content. It publishes stories focusing on nature, science, culture, history, food, and hidden wonders. If you love sights that are hidden, weird, or rare, this travel guide is the perfect choice for you. 

It has an extensive collection of content on unusual attractions and cool dining places in destinations worldwide. They seem to be very informative and attractive to add to the itinerary. The community forums under each destination help you discuss travel-related topics with fellow users. 

Another specialty of Atlas Obscura is their guided tours to amazing places described by them. Most of them are adventure trips to less-traveled places, so there's no doubt that travelers are in a for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The traveling guide website also offers virtual travel experiences. 

Although you can browse travel content for free, membership is mandatory to access experiences and events hosted by Atlas Obscura. There are both monthly and yearly plans to choose from. 

  • Amazing and high-quality travel guides 
  • Focuses on unique attractions 
  • Availability of virtual experiences and guided tours
  • Not so much of a place to get travel guides and tips 
  • Not ideal if you are looking for guidance on usual tourist spots 
  • Paid membership 

Atlas Obscura travel guide.

2. Travel + Leisure 

Of course, no list of best travel sites is perfect without mentioning this leading travel and leisure magazine. While  Travel + Leisure's  focus is primarily on an exotic holiday destination, high-end vacations, its high-quality content is worthy for every traveler. From best places to travel to best gadgets to carry, it is a very informative source that educates travelers on how to best prepare for an upcoming trip. 

Travel +Leisure provides unique accommodation, dining, attractions in different destinations. You will also find content on the latest travel news, deals, tips, accessories, and inspiration on the site. In the 'Travel Guides' section, you can filter guides based on location, language, the best time to visit, and activities.

Last year, the magazine launched its trip booking and subscription features. The Travel + Leisure Go platform lets you book trips to destinations published on the website and other exclusive itineraries. The travel and leisure magazine's subscribers ($9.95 per month) can enjoy discounts on accommodation and other services. 

  • Very informative and updated content 
  • Covers a wide range of travel-related topics 
  • Convenient trip booking feature
  • Travel deals 
  • Limited destinations under 'Travel Guides' 
  • Doesn't offer detailed travel itineraries 
  • Expensive subscription fee

Travel + Leisure Travel guide.

1. Condé Nast Traveller

Condé Nast Traveller is another magazine & travel guide website that caters to luxury travel experiences. The website is a ripe source for travel inspiration, albeit for quite pricey staycations. On the plus side, there's some focus on budget travelers as well. Nevertheless, we think it's one of the best travel guide sites out there with up-to-date information. 

The articles on this travel leisure magazine cover a wide range of topics from best pizza places to shooting locations of famous films to activities for kids while traveling. On the Condé Nast Traveller, you can browse for the best accommodation and dining choices and travel content on style and art. It's a good website for you to get travel ideas from experts in the industry.

You will also find travel news and tips to help you plan and navigate. For those interested, Condé Nast Traveller also offers subscription plans to get its digital and/or print magazine copy delivered to you. The cost varies based on your country.

  • Great, informative content 
  • Promptly updated travel news
  • Focus on unique destinations and attractions 
  • Not for budget backpackers 
  • No trip booking feature

Condé Nast Traveller Travel Guide.

Pair the best travel guide websites with Pilot.

We hope our list of the best travel websites has satisfied your wanderlust or has inspired you to travel! 

If you are looking for a reliable trip planner, try Pilot!

Pilot - A Social Trip Planner - Banner

Disclosure : Pilot is supported by our community. We may earn a small commission fee with affiliate links on our website. All reviews and recommendations are independent and do not reflect the official view of Pilot.

Raeesha Ikram Blog

Satisfy your wanderlust

Get Pilot. The travel planner that takes fun and convenience to a whole other level. Try it out yourself.

Trending Travel Stories

Discover new places and be inspired by stories from our traveller community.

What to Buy in Japan: 13 Souvenirs You’ll Actually Want!

Related Travel Guides

Fodors Travel Guide Review: Guidebooks Still Worth It? [2024]

Fodors Travel Guide Review: Guidebooks Still Worth It? [2024]

Lonely Planet Travel Guide & App Review: Worth it in 2024?

Lonely Planet Travel Guide & App Review: Worth it in 2024?

Make the most of every trip.

Pilot Plans web app product images

You won’t want to plan trips any other way!

The trip planner that puts everything in one place, making planning your trip easier, quicker, and more fun.

Close button

  • LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
  • MIDDLE EAST
  • US & CANADA

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to International Travel

Taj Mahal in Agra India

So you’ve decided to travel internationally, have you? Traveling to another country is something I wish for everyone to experience at least once in a lifetime.

Unfortunately, not everyone has the privilege to do so. But for those of us with passports that allow us such opportunity, it’d be a shame to never explore an international destination in our great, big, beautiful world !

It might seem a bit scary to take your first international trip, but I promise it’s not that bad. To help you, I’ve put together this thorough guide on everything you need to know in order to have a successful international trip ! Let’s get straight to it.

Before You Depart for Your Trip

There’s quite a bit to get ready before your international trip. But, don’t worry. It’s all doable, and it’ll all be worth it!

Eiffel Tower in Paris during sunset

Apply for a Passport

First things first. In order to travel internationally, you’ll need to have a valid, unexpired passport . On top of that, many countries require you to also have at least three or even six months validity left on your passport from your date of travel. So, if you don’t have a valid, unexpired passport or your passport is expiring in three to six months, it’s time to get a new passport before your trip. This process can take a couple months! So plan ahead, and submit your passport request early to save yourself stress and/or expediting fees closer to your departure date.

If this is your very first passport, your last passport was from when you were under 16 years old, your previous passport was lost, stolen, or damaged, or your last passport was from 15 or more years ago, you will need to apply for your passport in person. Here are the official steps for the new passport process .

If the above doesn’t apply to you, you simply have to renew your passport. You can do this via mail. Here are the official steps for the renewal process .

Choose Your International Destination

Yipee! Now that you’ve either already got your passport or have applied for a new one, you can choose your international travel destination. This is largely based on your own interests. But as this is your first trip internationally, keep in mind things like language, similarity in culture to back home, and ease of travel-related infrastructures (like trains or buses).

Apply for Any Visa(s)

Once you have chosen your destination(s), check whether you need visas or not . A visa is basically permission from a foreign government for you to be in their country. Some countries may grant you a free visa upon arrival with a simple stamp on your passport. Some countries simply require you to fill out a form online and pay a small fee before you can board your flight. And some countries require expensive visas which you must apply for months in advance. It all depends on that country you are visiting, your passport country, and how long you plan to stay. I love using Travisa ‘s free search tool to quickly and easily check what requirements exist for me before I book a flight. 

Get Any Necessary Vaccines

Before confirming your destination, you should check if any vaccines are necessary for that place. Some vaccines are simply recommended for your own health, while others are requirements before you will be allowed into the country , or even allowed into other countries afterwards (like yellow fever). The CDC website is an easy way to check this. Some vaccines, like yellow fever, are low in supply and hard to get last minute. Others, like malaria pills, require a doctor’s prescription. So don’t leave this step until the last minute !

Check Travel Restrictions

Lastly, make sure there are no travel restrictions or decision-altering political tensions for your destination. Do this by checking the Travel Department site . Simply type in your destination country’s name into the search bar on the left hand side of the screen. 

Preparing Your Finances

Now that your passport is on its way and you’ve settled on your international travel destination(s), it’s time to start thinking about finances.

Senso-ji temple in Tokyo, Japan

Some destinations are very credit card friendly. Others operate on only cash and debit cards. And some don’t even have ATM machines! So you’ll need to do a bit of planning before departure to make sure you’re not stressing during your trip, and to save yourself transaction fees.

Get a No Fees Credit Card

Most banks charge a 3% fee every time you use your credit card to pay for a foreign transaction. As you can imagine, this adds up to a lot over the course of even a one week international trip. The good news is, many banks offer credit cards without foreign transaction fees . Do a quick internet search to see if your bank offers such a card. 

Get a No Fees Debit Card

Most banks charge a 3% fee and $5 each time you withdraw foreign currency from an ATM. Especially if you are traveling to a mostly-cash destination, this is a surefire way to rack up unnecessary travel costs. To avoid this, consider opening a free brokerage account with Charles Schwab to also receive their debit card with zero transaction fees . I first heard about this card when moving to London to study abroad, and I have to say it’s served me well. 

Get Foreign Currency Beforehand

Sometimes, but not often, it’s necessary to have cash in your destination’s currency either before you depart home or right when landing . This might be because your destination does not have ATMs, or because you just want to feel prepared.

If you need foreign cash before leaving home, head to your local bank and exchange currencies. (Just FYI, you’ll get a bad conversion rate doing this, since the bank needs to make commission.) If the currency you need isn’t a common one, your bank won’t have it on hand. In that case, you’ll have to request the exchange online with your bank. 

Many countries that don’t have ATMs also don’t allow their currency to be taken outside their country (like Cuba). In this case, you’ll need to bring enough cash with you in a common currency (like USD, GBP, or Euro). Then, when you arrive at your destination’s airport, you can exchange your cash from home for the local currency.

Sign Up for Airline Rewards Programs

You might already know this if you fly domestically, but most airlines have rewards programs. These allow you to accumulate “miles” in your rewards account each time you fly. Eventually, you might rack up enough to redeem those miles in exchange for a flight !

Consider Travel Hacking

Now, some people use airlines rewards programs and racking up miles on steroids, and this is called travel hacking. Many airlines and banks offer huge amounts of miles when you sign up for a card, or offer miles every time you use that card for a purchase. This allows you to rack up enough miles for a free flight or hotel stay more quickly (or sometimes immediately!). I personally have no energy for travel hacking, as I’m not convinced the miles rewards are worth more in dollars than my current card’s cash reward system. But I would be amiss to not mention travel hacking in a guide to international travel.

Planning Your International Trip

Phew! Now that you’ve got all the annoying administrative work out of the way, it’s time for the fun stuff; planning your trip .

Abu Dhabi beach

I have a whole ten-step guide to planning a trip , so I won’t go into too much detail here. But this can be broken down into planning out your travel itinerary, booking your flight, and booking your accommodation.

Create Your Dream Itinerary

Decide everything you want to see in that destination. I love using Pinterest , Instagram , and travel blogs for inspiration. This is my favorite part of planning a trip , because it gets me so excited about what’s to come! Then, figure out how many days each spot deserves if you are moving around, and figure out how to get from point A to point B (train, cab, ferry?). 

Book Your Flight

After you’ve decided how many days you need, you can decide what your travel dates are and start looking for a flight. You can sometimes find good deals really close to the date, but that isn’t guaranteed. I recommend not leaving this until the last minute! I go into more detail how I search for cheap flights in my trip planning guide .

Book Your Housing

Once you have your flight booked, all that’s left is your housing. I love using Booking.com because of its interface, but any hotel search engine will suffice. Also consider AirBnB if you like the idea of staying in a local apartment, or Hostelworld if you’re looking for a social (and often budget-friendly) option. I go into more detail on different types of travel accommodation in my trip planning guide .

Here are some discounts if it’s your first time using AirBnB or Booking.com:

  • Save 15% off your first booking by using this link  to sign up for AirBnB for the first time.
  • Get  10% back  from your first booking when you use this link  for your first time using Booking.com.

Preparing for Departure

Woohoo! You’ve got your passport, your trip is planned, and all that’s left is to depart. There are a couple things you should do to best prepare for your upcoming international trip.

Camel caravan walking over Sahara Desert sand dunes in Morocco

Scan the Front Page of Your Passport

Before leaving home, make a copy of the front page of your passport (the page with your picture). Either print it out or send it to yourself via email. In case your passport gets lost, stolen, or damaged during your international trip, this makes it easier to have your passport replaced abroad at an embassy.

Expect Cultural Differences

Every country or region has its own culture and norms, and that’s what makes traveling so great. In some places, like the US, it’s common to greet strangers “hello,” or for shop associates and waiters to be extra doting. In other places, like much of Europe, the slower cafe and restaurant culture means your waiter might not come to you unless beckoned. It’s almost seen as if the waiter is rushing you! Similarly, in Japan, it’s offensive to tip waiters, as it suggests their only incentive to do their job well is receiving your pocket change. No culture is right or wrong, but keep an open mind as you travel, and don’t assume something means the same as it does back home .

Prepare for Language Barriers

Many popular travel destinations have adopted English as a common language due to how many international tourists they receive. So, if you know English, chances are you’ll be fine getting around many travel destinations around the world. But it still doesn’t hurt to learn some basic words in your destination’s language .

Saying “hello” or “thank you” in a person’s mother tongue can go a long way in warming them up towards you. Learning common menu items or words on train station signs will also likely make your life easier and give you more confidence abroad. I love using the free version of Duolingo’s mobile app ( iOS and Android ) for a few weeks before I head somewhere new to learn a language’s basics. Alternatively, you could simply head to Google translate and jot down key words on a small piece of paper before you depart. Then, keep this paper handy while you’re out exploring for easy access.

What to Expect on an International Flight

Even if you’ve flown domestically before, flying internationally can be a whole different experience . Here are my top tips for flying internationally.

Stonehenge, England, United Kingdom

What to Pack in Your Carry On

Packing carry on luggage for an international trip is similar in many ways to for a domestic trip. The same rules apply with regards to liquid sizes and electronics. However, as international flights tend to naturally be longer than domestic flights, there are a few extra considerations.

Make sure you are comfortable. Bring your own favorite headphones instead of using the uncomfortable free or for sale ones on board the flight. Also bring an eye mask (and a neck pillow if you need that) so that you can try to sleep a bit. You’ll also want to pack clothing items like one pair of pajamas and one or two proper outfits, in case your luggage is lost or delayed . It would be super inconvenient to buy these things right after you land in a foreign country!

Common Flight Etiquette

No one likes flying. So to make it easier on everyone, here are some best practices for being polite while in the airport and on the plane.

  • While in the airport, don’t stand up and crowd around the gate way before your boarding group is called. Everyone will get their chance to board.
  • Once on the plane, the middle seat person gets dibs on the inner arm rests .
  • Right after the plane lands, don’t rush to pull your luggage from the overhead before the plane doors have even opened (especially if you’re in the back of the plane!). If you’re in a rush to catch a connection you think you might miss, ask the flight attendants before landing if they can help you get off first. Sometimes they’ll make an announcement that everyone should stay seated until those about to miss a connection exit first!

Staying Healthy While Flying

The last thing you want is to get off your flight and feel unwell the first days of your epic trip! Here are precautions you should take to ensure you land in tip-top shape.

  • Stay hydrated . Airplane air has less humidity (only about 10 – 20%!), so make sure you are drinking enough water, especially on long haul flights. I always bring a large, refillable water bottle when I fly. I fill it up at an airport water fountain right after passing security and finish it all before boarding. Then, I refill it again to have a full supply while on board. This is important not only for headaches and such, but also to prevent skin breakouts in the days after landing.
  • Keep the blood flowing . Not only are you not moving for hours upon hours when flying internationally, but your feet are flat on the floor the entire time, too. This isn’t great for blood circulation, and can cause swelling in your ankles and feet the days after your land. (It’s also just not good for your health to not move!) So, make it a point to get up and walk around the plane. Since you’ll be drinking a lot of water anyways, maybe walk up and down the aisles for some minutes each time you finish using the toilets. Do some stretches , like pulling your feet up to your booty one at a time and holding, or lifting each knee up and holding. If you have a layover with enough time, walk around the terminal for some time before boarding your second flight.
  • Stay clean . Even pre-Covid-19, planes and airports have never been the cleanest places to be. Wash your hands frequently with soap, use hand sanitizer , and consider disinfecting your food tray, screen, and arm rests right after getting on board. Make sure not to touch or pick your face too much, especially since it’s already dealing with the dehydrating air!

Flying with Dietary Restrictions

Airplane food is pretty much never great, especially if you aren’t flying first class. But if you’re on a particular diet or have dietary restrictions, you’ll need to plan ahead of time. Consider packing some of your favorite nutritious snacks instead of relying on the salty pretzels you can expect on board. If you have a specific need, like vegan meals, call the airline 24 hours before your flight to put in your request for a special meal . You might also want to double-check the meal request before take off at the gate.

Staying Safe While Traveling Internationally

While the world isn’t the big, bad, scary place we’re often made to believe, that doesn’t mean travel is free of risks.

Taj Mahal in Agra India during sunrise

A lot of the safety precautions and considerations you should take while traveling abroad are similar to those you take at home. But a few aren’t. Here are my main safety tips for international travel.

Solo Travel

By its very nature, traveling alone is more risky than traveling with a companion. Is it significantly more risky? I think not. But that’s not to say you shouldn’t take any extra precautions when traveling alone.

One precaution I take is to always let someone know where I am . If I have a full itinerary planned, I send my mom a summary of each city and accommodation I plan to stay at. If I’m doing something like a hike without any new friends I’ve met, I’ll let the front desk know my plans before I head out. I also try to be confident . Even if I don’t know where I’m going, I try to look like I do! If I need to look directions up on my phone, I might do it before leaving the hotel or shop or restaurant.

Another thing to remember is that traveling solo is not traveling alone . Especially if staying in hostels, you’ll meet other people traveling solo like you are, and you can do activities with them.

Solo Female Travel

Something my loved ones tell me often is how it’s so unsafe to travel alone as a woman. But the truth is, is it perfectly safe to be a woman anywhere in the world? Even when I’m in in the comfort of my home country, I rush to my car when in public garages at night, receive uncomfortable comments from strangers on the street, and face the potential of sexual harassment or even assault. Sexism exists everywhere, not just abroad. Of course, I do take extra precautions as a solo female traveler compared to a male solo traveler. But I also take extra precautions as a female in my home country, too.

These are some of the precautions I take while traveling as a woman, in addition to the precautions I take for traveling solo in general:

  • I never walk alone past dark . Ever, ever. Even if I “feel” safe in a place (which is most of the time), it’s just something I’ve promised myself I wouldn’t do.
  • I try to dress conservatively in certain destinations. Especially as a Californian, I’m used to super short shorts and low-cut shirts being totally normal. While these are still often acceptable abroad, they definitely cause a lot of stares that I personally have decided I’d rather avoid if I can. So, I’ll wear looser, longer shorts instead of tight short-shorts, or midi skirts and dresses instead of what I consider normal length. This isn’t so much because I feel unsafe, but because I’ve realized it decreases bothersome male comments and advances immensely.
  • I haven’t actually done this yet, but it’s a trick I have in my back pocket. Bring a fake wedding ring . Depending on the destination, this can help ward off some comments (and even playful marriage proposals!).

Traveling as a Person of Color

Similar to the solar female travel issue, a lot of my family fear that I’ll stand out like a sore thumb as a black woman. Also similar to the solo female travel issue, racism is simply something that exists everywhere, not just abroad . Of course, I do take extra precautions as a black solo traveler compared to a white solo traveler. But I also take extra precautions as a black person in my home country, too.

The main extra consideration I take while traveling as a person of color is to research the experiences of other black people or black women in destinations I know less about , or that I know have few black people or tourists. I recommend you do the same for whatever race or ethnicity you might identify with, as destinations might be used to one group but not a different group. This, of course, can be difficult, as the voices in the travel sphere are mostly white men, and next white women. (This is why it’s important to have better representation.) If you can’t find the insight you need online, consider directly emailing or messaging any travel writers or influences whose experiences you’d like to hear.

Traveling with Cash and Valuables

Like you would in certain areas of your home country, don’t flash valuables while traveling. Be cognizant as you withdraw or exchange any cash . Being a tourist can make you a target already, so don’t give pickpockets any extra incentive!

Be careful not to carry all your cash and cards in one place. If you can, take some with you as you explore, and then leave back up cards, unneeded cash, and your passport back in a safe in your accommodation . That way, if anything gets stolen or lost while out exploring, you have back ups to hold you over.

Bring Locks for Hostels

If you are planning on staying in hostels, definitely purchase a lock before your trip. Hostels usually have lockers, but charge a couple bucks to rent a lock. It’s much more economical to purchase once and not pay each time.

Register with Your Country’s Embassy

This is a step I never usually did before, but one I’ll be doing every time in the future! I was “one of those” people who got stranded abroad in a foreign country when the world started closing borders in response to Covid-19. I always thought registering with the local embassy for my country was a waste of time, but this turned out to be the best way to get up-to-date information on the situation. After missing out on crucial info once, I signed up. And it’s thanks to that I was able to eventually get home!

You never know what could happen when you are abroad, whether that is a pandemic, weather-related disaster, local protests, or political tensions. It’s near-impossible to keep up with your foreign destination’s news while traveling. So registering with your embassy is an easy way to get a simple email for key things you should know . For Americans, this program to register is called the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) , but other countries have pretty much the same thing.

Get Travel Insurance

I’m not sure I believe “everyone” should “always” get travel insurance. But for a first trip abroad, it’s worth considering. I typically never purchased it when I traveled places I knew well. But these days, as I’m no longer on my parents’ good insurance, and as I travel mostly solo, I do purchase travel insurance. It often only costs a couple dollars a day , and usually covers lost baggage, medical visits for accidents or illnesses, theft, and more. Especially if you are planning adrenaline activities or traveling somewhere distant, you should consider it! 

What Do You Think About My International Travel Guide?

And there ya have it, folks! Are you feeling prepared for your international trip! I hope this guide was helpful. If you still have more questions before your trip abroad, definitely comment below and I’ll answer. Or, if you have any advice you think I missed that others should know, please also comment below!

Save This Guide to Return to Later on Pinterest

International travel plans soon? This detailed, beginner's international travel guide will take you from A to Z. From getting a passport, avoiding foreign transaction fees, planning an itinerary, to solo female travel safety tips, carry on packing and more! Travel tips. Flight tips. Long flight tips.

Further Reading...

Girl with backpack in Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco

How to Travel Carry On Only: A Beginner’s Guide to Minimalist Packing

Ulmon CityMaps2Go Mobile Phone Screenshot

Best Offline Travel Map App: Ulmon CityMaps2Go Review

RyanAir airplane

Complete Guide to Flying RyanAir (& Not Getting Ripped-Off)

' data-src=

Do you have any recommendations on types of luggage/bags to pack? I’ve heard Europe can be not suitcase friendly but I didn’t know if that has been your experience as well?

' data-src=

That Travelista

Hi Brittany,

It’s really up to personal preference, your destination, and your trip length/time of year. Even within Europe, the roads will be varied. Will you be walking, or taking cabs/ubers to your accommodation? Will you be in a hilly and/or cobblestone historical center, or a more modern city? Will you be packing a lot due to a long trip length or needing winter gear? Will you be taking your things on any overnight hikes, or only staying in cities?

I’ve personally only ever traveled with a suitcase so far. I like that it’s healthier for my back and that it’s easy to open and rearrange things on the go, and that the case is durable for when I have to check it in (I have certain liquids I like). But others of course love backpacks. There are also combos (backpacks that open like suitcases and have wheels), but they tend to be carry-on size.

My general advice would be to pack as light as you can.

I hope that helps!

Leave a Reply Cancel Reply

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed .

13 Top Attractions and Things to Do in Vienna, Austria

25 top attractions and things to do in san francisco, that travelista.

Instagram post 18115190608033812

Another Travel Guide store

Your shopping cart is empty!

MAREUNROL’S

MAREUNROL’S

Grāmatā apkopota MAREUNROL’S laikposmā no 2005. līdz 2019. gadam radīto septiņpadsmit..

MAREUNROL'S

MAREUNROL'S

The book contains the essence of seventeen collections created by Latvian fashion duo MARE..

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 6

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 6

Valeria Napoleone, Stefan von Bartha, Leopold Weinberg, Han Nefkens, Aeneas Bastian, Artemy Troits..

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 6

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 6

Valērija Napoleone, Stefans fon Barta, Leopolds Veinbergs, Hans Nefkenss, Eneass Bastians, Art..

Arterritory Conversations No 7

Arterritory Conversations No 7

It is important to us to ask our interlocutor the best-aimed question. One that would help them rev..

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 7

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 7

Mums ir svarīgi uzdot savam sarunbiedram vispareizāko jautājumu. Tādu, kas palīdzētu viņam atklāt sa..

Chair as an Artwork. Galila’s Collection, Belgium

Chair as an Artwork. Galila’s Collection, Belgium

Catalogue of the exhibition Chair as an Artwork. Galila’s Collection, Belgium, produced by Arterrit..

Krēsls kā mākslas darbs. Galilas kolekcija, Beļģija

Krēsls kā mākslas darbs. Galilas kolekcija, Beļģija

Arterritory.com producētās izstādes “Krēsls kā mākslas darbs. Galilas kolekcija, Beļģija” katal..

The Purvītis Prize 2019

The Purvītis Prize 2019

The Purvītis Prize 2019 exhibition catalogue reviews the eight artworks nominated for the prize, a..

Purvīša balva 2019

Purvīša balva 2019

Purvīša balvas 2019 kandidātu izstādes katalogs, kurā apkopti astoņu balvas pretendentu darbi, kā ar..

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 5

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 5

Thaddaeus Ropac, Joseph Kouli, Wildried and Yannicke Cooreman, Gil Bronner, Valérie Bach, Meda Mla..

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 5

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 5

Thaddaeus Ropac, Joseph Kouli, Wildried&Yannicke Cooreman, Gil Bronner, Valérie Bach , Meda Mla..

Arterritory Conversations No 6

Arterritory Conversations No 6

What and how do we speak about contemporary art? Why are our discussions on the subject important a..

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 6

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 6

Kā un ko mēs runājam par laikmetīgo mākslu? Kāpēc tik svarīgi un ko iespaido mūsu spriedumi par to? ..

Dreams And Dramas

Dreams And Dramas

Dreams And Dramas / Intensities of Contemporary IsraelAn exhibition catalogue focusing on ..

Sapņi un Drāmas

Sapņi un Drāmas

Sapņi un drāmas / Mūsdienu Izraēlas enerģija Izstādes katalogs, kura uzmanības centrā ir s..

Artists' Jewellery: From Picasso to Koons. Diane Venet's Collection

Artists' Jewellery: From Picasso to Koons. Diane Venet's Collection

An exhibition catalogue of 113 works from the Diana Venet’s jewellery collection by 82 legendary 20..

Mākslinieku radītās rotas: no Pikaso līdz Kūnsam. Diānas Venē kolekcija

Mākslinieku radītās rotas: no Pikaso līdz Kūnsam. Diānas Venē kolekcija

Izstādes katalogs, kurā apskatāmas 113 rotas, kuras radījuši 82 leģendāri 20. un 21. gadsimta māksli..

Arterritory Conversations No 5

Arterritory Conversations No 5

How does contemporary art feel in the world of post-truth (according to the Oxford English Dictiona..

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 5

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 5

Kā laikmetīgā māksla jūtas “postpatiesības” pasaulē (Oksfordas angļu valodas vārdnīca atzinusi ..

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 4

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 4

Robert M. Rubin, Erika Hoffmann-Koenige, Noemi Givon, Frederic de Goldschmidt, Al Shands, Candida G..

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 4

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 4

Robert M. Rubin, Erika Hoffmann-Koenige, Noemi Givon, Frederic de Goldscmidt, Al Shands, Candid..

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 3

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 3

Walter Vanhaerents, Rebecca Russo, Daniel Wolf, Diane Venet, Francesca von Habsburg, Pierre Pradié,..

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 3

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 3

Walter Vanhaerents, Rebecca Russo, Daniel Wolf, Diane Venet, Francesca von Habsburg, Pierre Pradie, ..

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 2

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 2

Alain Servais, Giuliano Gori, Isabelle Maeght, Jean Pigozzi, Ryutaro Takahashi, Gilles Fuchs, Igor ..

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 2

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 2

Alain Servais, Giuliano Gori, Isabelle Maeght, Jean Pigozzi, Ryutaro Takahashi, Gilles Fuchs, Igor T..

Arterritory Conversations No 4

Arterritory Conversations No 4

‘What would be the perfect or ideal world for you?’– we asked the Austrian artist Erwin Wurm. ‘More..

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 4

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 4

“Kāda būtu jūsu perfektā vai ideālā pasaule?” mēs jautājām austriešu māksliniekam Ervīnam Vurmam. “V..

Ornamentalism. The Purvītis Prize. Latvian Contemporary Art

Ornamentalism. The Purvītis Prize. Latvian Contemporary Art

Catalogue of the exhibition Ornamentalism. The Purvītis Prize. Latvian Contemporary Art, curated b..

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 1

Arterritory Conversations with Collectors No 1

Petter Stordalen, Dakis Joannou, Christian Rignes, Ingvild Goetz, Dimitris Daskalapoulos, Luciano B..

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 1

Arterritory Sarunas ar Kolekcionāriem Nr. 1

Petter Stordalen, Dakis Joannou, Christian Rignes, Ingvild Goetz, Dimitris Daskalapoulos, Luciano Be..

Arterritory Conversations No 3

Arterritory Conversations No 3

Christian Boltanski tells us: ‘The job of an artist is to finish the work, but at the same time, to..

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 3

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 3

Kristians Boltanskis mums saka: “Mākslinieka uzdevums ir darbu pabeigt, bet tajā pat laikā atstāt at..

Amber in Contemporary Jewellery

Amber in Contemporary Jewellery

Catalogue of the exhibition Amber in Contemporary Jewellery by Putti Gallery presents the jewellery..

Dzintars laikmetīgajās rotās

Dzintars laikmetīgajās rotās

Galerijas “Putti” veidotās izstādes “Dzintars laikmetīgajās rotās” katalogs, kurā sniegts pārskats p..

Arterritory Conversations No 2

Arterritory Conversations No 2

While the first issue was a compilation of our best interviews from 2012, the second one presented ..

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 2

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 2

Pirmajā numurā mēs apkopojām savas labākās 2012. gada intervijas, bet otrajā iepazīstinājām ar svarī..

Arterritory Conversations No 1

Arterritory Conversations No 1

Interviews with artists and curators are more than just condensed summaries of world views. It is a..

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 1

Arterritory Sarunas Nr. 1

Intervijas ar māksliniekiem un kuratoriem ‒ tie nav tikai koncentrēti pasaules skatījuma izklāsti. T..

Purvitis Award: 2007 - 2012

Purvitis Award: 2007 - 2012

The anthology of Latvian contemporary art that includes a listing and description of 89 artists who..

Purvīša balva: 2007-2012

Purvīša balva: 2007-2012

Latvijas laikmetīgās mākslas antoloģija, kur iekļauti un alfabētiskā secībā sakārtoti apraksti par ..

IZVĒLIES GALAMĒRĶI

  • Ziemeļamerika
  • Dienvidamerika

SAŅEM JAUNUMUS

Ierakstiet savu e-pasta adresi, ja vēlaties saņemt ikmēneša jaunumus.

REKOMENDĒJAM:

Londonas jaunā Thaddaeus Ropac galerija

Eiropas skulptūru parki – laikmetīgās mākslas telpa atelpai

Diānas Venē mākslinieku radīto rotu kolekcija

Ceļošana kā grāmatas alternatīva

Kad 2007. gadā dzima ideja par Anothertravelguide.com – interneta žurnālu neatkarīgiem ceļotājiem, bija pats dizaina viesnīcu bums. Visi skrēja uz jaunākajiem restorāniem ar Starka interjeru, tas likās bezdievīgi interesanti. Mēs arī skrējām. Taču vienā brīdī tu sajūties kā pārēdusies pele, saprotot, ka lielā mērā tā ir tikai butaforija.  Un sāc meklēt ģimenes restorānus, kur mamma gatavo, un to īsto, autentisko sajūtu. Neparastas vietas un neordināras personības, kas tās radījuši. Krīze un notikumi pasaulē ir atstājuši savas zīmes. Ceļošanā mainījušies paradumi – ko un kā cilvēki meklē. Turklāt laika ritms ir kļuvis arvien straujāks, ne velti grāmatas mūsdienās tiek lasītas arvien mazāk. Temps ir par ātru grāmatai. No šī viedokļa ceļošana, iespējams, ir kļuvusi par tādu kā grāmatas alternatīvu. Apvienojot visas labākās grāmatas īpašības – aizraujošu sižetu, jo unikālāku, jo labāk, pārsteigumu pilnu pieredzi un jaunas zināšanas. Tā teikt, patiesībā jums ir divas iespējas: vai nu ceļojums kā īsais stāsts (piemēram, dažas naktis Kazbeka pakājē, brīnišķīgā jaunā viesnīcā, kur pļavās ganās zirgi, vietējo dizaineru veidots interjers un tālumā vīd kalni. Var visu dienu pavadīt gultā, skatīties uz tiem un lasīt...), vai arī romāns – kārtīgs Himalaju trekings, pašam ar savām kājām, caur vietējo ciematiem, ar minimālu komfortu vai vispār bez tā. Toties unikāla, ne ar ko citu nesalīdzināma pieredze.

Anothertravelguide.com nav tūrisma aģentūra, mums visiem ir savas dienišķās interešu zonas un pamatnodarbošanās – saistītas ar mākslu, teātri, modi, kultūras žurnālistiku, taču ceļošana ir indeve, kas mūs visus vieno un iedvesmo.

Anothertravelguide.com jums piedāvā atslēgas – ievērības vērtiem notikumiem mākslā un kultūrā; neparastām, bieži vien tikai vietējiem zināmām adresēm; naktsmītnēm, kas jau pašas par sevi ir ceļojums ceļojumā; neordināriem un šķietami zināmiem galamērķiem, mudinot uz tiem paraudzīties no cita skatu punkta; unikālu personību veidotiem neparastiem projektiem, vienlaikus aicinot arī jūs - mainīties ar savējām. Dalīties savos ceļojumu stāstos, haikās un romānos!

© anothertravelguide.com 2015 Anothertravelguide.lv ir interneta žurnāls laikmetīgiem mūsdienu ceļotājiem. Visas anothertravelguide.lv apkopotās adreses – viesnīcas, restorāni, veikali u.c., ir autoru pārbaudītas un izvērtētas. Visi autoru viedokļi ir subjektīvi un anothertravelguide.lv neuzņemas nekādu atbildību, ja kāda no te aplūkotajām vietām neatbilst jūsu subjektīvajai gaumei, konkrētā mirkļa noskaņojumam vai kaut kas tajā būtiski mainījies kopš mirkļa, kad tajā pabijuši anothertravelguide.lv autori un eksperti.

Before you embark on a summer vacation, check out these suggestions for better travels

Before you take off on a summer trip, a guest columnist provides a few travel tips to consider.

Here are 18 travel tips sure to make your next vacation a smoother experience:

1. It's best to always keep a travel checklist of items that you can update as you gain experience in your travels. I always check mine two to three times before I ever walk out the door.

2. If traveling abroad, carry an extra copy of your passport in a separate piece of luggage or on your phone. That will make it a lot easier to obtain an emergency replacement if you lose your original. Generally, it is never a good idea to carry your original around with you on the streets.

3. Always double-check all your confirmations of airline flights, hotels, rental cars. Too many vacations have been ruined because of a date error on a reservation.

4. If you are faced with suddenly having to rebook flights and hotels, often travel providers have “chat” features on their apps, which is a quicker communication method than being on hold for an hour or more.

More: Traveling abroad? Respect customs, traditions. Don't disregard local laws | Opinion

5. Always know the currency foreign exchange of the countries to which you are traveling. Avoid being taken advantage of by hotels, restaurants, etc. that want to do currency exchanges for you at unfavorable rates. The FOREX website is the best place to check exchange rates. Resist the urge to have it charged in U.S. dollars when you settle the bill.

6. Some countries will give you a more favorable rate if you exchange new, undamaged U.S. $100 bills at exchange kiosks.

7. If you want to have a little bit of foreign currency before you land, you can go to a major bank or AAA in the United States and have them order currency for you. However, be aware, even though they tell you there is “no fee,” the fee gets taken out by a less-than-favorable exchange rate.

8. I always have two to three alternate travel routes in mind before I ever go to the airport in case of cancellations. You are in a more powerful position if you know your alternate options.

9. Make sure you have pre-selected your phone plans for calls and texts. Understand the limits of your plan when out of the country to avoid high surcharge surprises

More: We want to hear from you | What travel precautions, preparations do you take to avoid delays?

10. Carry only a minimum amount of cash with you on the streets of a strange city or country. Pickpockets abound in many countries.

11. Most pickpockets depend on distraction to complete their task. “Distraction is always followed by extraction!"

12. Split up your credit cards to avoid one person carrying all of them.

13. Don’t put your medicine in a checked bag. It may not show up for two weeks.

14. If you take several medications, it is best to keep a list of those in case you need to replace them in a travel destination.

15. Make sure you explicitly understand your travel medical insurance policies in the event something happens such as illness or needed medical evacuation. Certain credit cards cover these types of events. Know those credit card policies. The devil is in the details!

16. On vacation, I always try to take some clothes that are at “end of life.” I can leave those behind as I go. Often a maid at a hotel or bed and breakfast knows someone who can use them. If you give them to the hotel maid, attach a note with them so management will know you gave them away.

17. Don’t overpack! You can buy just about anything you need in your travels ― unless you are going to Mt. Everest. Packing large containers of toiletries doesn’t make sense when you can buy them along the way if you run out.

18. The last thing to do before you walk out the door is to set the thermostat at minimum settings. You don’t want to pay for energy bills when you're not using your house.

Steve Barrymore, of Oklahoma City, has been a lifelong world traveler with recent emphasis on Latin America where he has attended over a dozen Spanish language immersion programs in nine different Spanish-speaking countries .

CNET logo

Our expert, award-winning staff selects the products we cover and rigorously researches and tests our top picks. If you buy through our links, we may get a commission. Reviews ethics statement

  • Services & Software

Prime Video's Best Sci-Fi TV Shows to Transport You to Another World

Aliens to superheroes, mutants to space travel, Prime Video's sci-fi selection is epic.

another travel guide

Billy Butcher (Karl Urban), Hughie Campbell (Jack Quaid), Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara), Frenchie (Tomer Capone) and Mother's Milk (Las Alonzo) in season 2 of The Boys on Prime Video.

Prime Video has the goods if you're looking for your next sci-fi TV show obsession. 

Back in the day, home audiences were given a mere handful of episodic science fiction titles to enjoy week in and week out. Star Trek rocketed viewers to new worlds, Twilight Zone took audiences to the furthest reaches of their minds and X-Files proved that the truth was out there. 

The streaming TV era has changed all that. The genre has grown with time, with a unique array of stories packing Prime Video's programming lineup . Whether it's Jonathan Nolan's wild ride into the mutant-filled apocalypse , Philip K. Dick's history-twisting tale of a Hitler-ruled America or the ultraviolent superhero satire based on Garth Ennis's iconic comic book run, the streamer's content library doesn't mess around.

We're just cracking the surface here. From a brooding time-travel Western to a fan-favorite political space saga, there's something for every type of science fiction fan. Want proof? Read on for our guide to the best sci-fi shows on Prime Video right now.

Read more :  The 32 Absolute Best TV Shows to Watch on Prime Video

another travel guide

Fallout is a fun, kinetic, action-packed video game adaptation that upholds the vibe of Bethesda's iconic franchise while also charting a new course, story-wise. You don't need to be familiar with the games to enjoy this show. Sure, there are loads of cool Easter eggs for fans to appreciate. But Fallout was made with a broader audience in mind. And thanks to the killer performances by the cast -- Walton Goggins and Ella Purnell are perfect -- and the detailed world-building, you won't want to miss taking this wild ride into the Wasteland.

another travel guide

The Peripheral

Cyberpunk icon William Gibson wrote the novel that inspired  The Peripheral . Created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy -- the duo that brought Westworld and Fallout to the small screen -- the series stars Chloë Grace Moretz as Flynne Fisher, a woman who becomes involved in a reality-bending virtual reality video game. A trip to future London and an unexpected mission to save the world flip her life, and this series, on its head.

another travel guide

From The Office to Parks and Recreation and The Good Place, Greg Daniels has extensive experience bringing game-changing comedies to the small screen. In Upload, he brings his quirky sensibilities to the afterlife with a program that posits that, in the near future, tech companies will offer virtual resorts where the consciousnesses of the recently deceased can enjoy a heavenly forever vacation. That is, of course, if they can afford it. 

another travel guide

The Expanse

The Expanse  is The Little Engine That Could of science fiction TV shows. The series explores a future reality where humanity successfully colonized the solar system. It began as a scripted original series on SyFy, but after three seasons,  the network dropped the ax on the program. Thankfully, Amazon swooped in to save it from cancellation. Over its six-season run, the series found its legs and audience, blossoming into an intelligent, riveting sci-fi drama.

another travel guide

A few years after Garth Ennis's Preacher achieved mild success on AMC, the writer's famous superhero comic  The Boys  touched down on Prime Video and blew the doors off. In the series, a group of corrupt celebrity superheroes grapple for power and fame as a gang of outlaws (aka The Boys) hunts them down individually. It's a violent spectacle that smacks the audience in the face with a heaping helping of social and political commentary. And it's quite good, too.

Read our review of The Boys .

another travel guide

As powerful, violent and bewildering as its parent series, Gen V shines a light on the next generation of genetically altered superheroes. The usual social and political tropes are on display here. Additionally, Gen V digs into topics like the influence of social media, body image, classism and race in the realm of higher education. 

another travel guide

Tales from the Loop

Inspired by the narrative art book by Swedish retro-futuristic artist Simon Stålenhag, the series balances the sleek aesthetic of a tech-heavy future world with the quiet quaintness of rural America. Jonathan Pryce and Rebecca Hall deliver standout performances in this quirky, slow-burn sci-fi series.

another travel guide

Outer Range

If Yellowstone and The X-Files had a baby, it'd probably be  Outer Range . The sci-fi Western follows Royal Abbott (Josh Brolin), the patriarch and owner of the Abbott family ranch. His family lives in the wake of the unexplained disappearance of his daughter-in-law. When a stranger comes to stay with the family, Royal must reckon with his past, present and potential future. This would be it if you're looking for a trippy series grounded in its writing and stellar performances.

Read our Outer Range review .

another travel guide

The Man in the High Castle

What if America didn't win World War II? That's the central question  The Man in the High Castle  aims to answer. Based on Philip K. Dick's novel of the same name, the series takes place in the 1960s and presents an alternate reality where Nazi Germany and Japan share control of the US. When newsreel footage from an alternate timeline where Germany and Japan lost the war surfaces, the seeds of rebellion are planted. Ridley Scott executive produced the poignant, thought-provoking series.

another travel guide

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Michael Dinner (Justified) came together to bring  Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams  to life. The futuristic anthology series explores how technology can impact humanity in various fantastic and horrific ways. Narrative  similarities between Electric Dreams and Black Mirror  most certainly abound. However, each episode of the Prime Video program takes inspiration from the work of the titular sci-fi author.

another travel guide

Thematically,  Night Sky  feels reminiscent of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Cocoon. The slow-burn series, which only lasted one season, stars J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek as an aging married couple grappling with the trials and tribulations of their golden years. Also, a mysterious portal to a strange planet exists underneath their shed. This sentimental mystery box series explores aging and mortality in a surprisingly heartfelt way -- thanks to the engaging performances of the two leads.

another travel guide

Inspired by Robert Kirkman's comic series of the same name, Invincible follows Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), an ordinary high school kid who happens to be the son of Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons) -- the most powerful superhero on the planet. When Mark exhibits special abilities, he discovers the unfortunate truth about who his father is and the insidious things he's done. This animated series is beautifully designed, well-written and wonderfully acted. It's seen by many as the best superhero show on TV, and for good reason. 

another travel guide

In The Power, Prime Video's series based on Naomi Alderman's 2016 novel of the same name, teenage girls all over the globe suddenly develop the ability to shoot electricity from their hands. How exactly does this superpower change the female experience in America and beyond? Toni Collette and Jon Leguizamo star alongside a cast of talented young women in a series that aims to flip gender tropes and dynamics on their heads.

another travel guide

Paper Girls

It's easy to compare  Paper Girls  to Stranger Things. Parts of the story take place in the '80s and follow a group of kids struggling to make sense of a supernatural event in town as they ride around on their bikes. The similarities end there, though. Based on the Brian K. Vaughn comic books of the same name, the one-season program kicks off when our 12-year-old paper delivery girls face their future selves and fight for survival amid a time travel war that unfolds around them.

another travel guide

Truth Seekers

As surprising as it may seem, Truth Seekers is the first TV show Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have created together. Over the past few decades, the duo cultivated a reputation for kicking out hilarious genre jams from Shaun of the Dead to End of the World. Truth Seekers may not be as laugh-out-loud funny as their previous collaborations, but that's okay. The ghost-hunting series is still chock full of horror homages, and thanks to the fun chemistry of its ensemble cast, it's a worthwhile low-stakes binge.

another travel guide

The genre anthology series boom that followed Black Mirror's initial success helped bring The Feed to Prime Video. It's another program that explores the darker side of technology. The program takes place in a near future London, where people can livestream their day-to-day lives thanks to an implant in their head. Tapping into society's obsession with social media and the dopamine rush that drives terrible decisions, The Feed features a top-notch cast that includes names like David Thewlis (Wonder Woman, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) and Game of Thrones alum Michelle Fairley.

another travel guide

Dead Ringers

Prime Video took a big swing with Dead Ringers. This updated twist on David Cronenberg's cult horror classic finds Rachel Weisz in the dual-starring role as doctors Elliott and Beverly Mantle. Their drive to push the health care envelope throws medical ethics to the wind. The result is a program that never shies away from exploring topics like big pharma's control over women's health, antiquated reproductive practices, body autonomy and so much more.

another travel guide

The rotoscoping animation used in Undone offers a dreamlike tapestry for the audience to take in. One could easily view the show as an ethereal work of art, but there's also deep substance here. The show follows Alma (Rosa Salaza), a troubled 20-something whose life is turned on its head after she suffers an accident. As her reality shatters itself into something else, she must fight to make sense of her trauma. Part mystery, part thriller and part family drama -- it's safe to say that Undone is unlike any TV show you've seen before.

another travel guide

Not to be confused with the short-lived sitcom starring Patrick Warburton, this live-action take on the blue superhero with wiggly antennae is more extensive, more action-packed and takes the comic book genre it's parodying a bit more seriously. Ben Edlund, the creator of the original comic and 2001 TV series, executive produced this iteration of the character, ensuring the program's sense of humor and vibe stayed true to his original vision. Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman have a wonderful chemistry together. Jackie Earle Haley's villainous portrayal of The Terror is an absolute delight. It makes the three-season series a must-watch for any comic book fans.

Services and Software Guides

  • Best iPhone VPN
  • Best Free VPN
  • Best Android VPN
  • Best Mac VPN
  • Best Mobile VPN
  • Best VPN for Firestick
  • Best VPN for Windows
  • Fastest VPN
  • Best Cheap VPN
  • Best Password Manager
  • Best Antivirus
  • Best Identity Theft Protection
  • Best LastPass Alternative
  • Best Live TV Streaming Service
  • Best Streaming Service
  • Best Free TV Streaming Service
  • Best Music Streaming Services
  • Best Web Hosting
  • Best Minecraft Server Hosting
  • Best Website Builder
  • Best Dating Sites
  • Best Language Learning Apps
  • Best Weather App
  • Best Stargazing Apps
  • Best Cloud Storage
  • Best Resume Writing Services
  • New Coverage on Operating Systems

another travel guide

Daily Themed Crossword June 22 2024 Answers (6/22/24)

O ur Daily Themed Crossword June 22, 2024 answers guide should help you finish today’s crossword if you’ve found yourself stuck on a crossword clue. The Daily Themed Crossword is available as a mobile app on both iOS and Android devices. It has become a popular crossword app due to its regular crossword offerings and difficulty level (not too easy, not too difficult, generally). They release a new crossword each day, every day of the year, and each crossword has a theme and allows for hints in case an answer involves a more obscure word.

Daily Themed Crossword June 22, 2024 Answers

If you need help solving the Daily Themed Crossword on 6/22/24, we’ve listed all of the crossword clues below so you can find the answer(s) you need. You can search for the clue and then select the appropriate clue to get the answer. We have done it this way so that if you’re just looking for a handful of clues, you won’t spoil other ones you’re working on!

Looking for answers to another Daily Themed Crossword puzzle? Check out our archive of Daily Themed Crossword Answers .

Daily Themed Crossword is a popular online crossword puzzle game that is updated daily with new puzzles for players to solve. The game is developed by PlaySimple Games and is available on both iOS and Android devices.

The puzzles in Daily Themed Crossword are organized around a different theme each day, with clues and answers related to that theme. For example, the theme for a particular day might be movies, and all the clues and answers would be related to movies in some way.

The game is designed to be accessible to players of all skill levels, with puzzles ranging from easy to difficult. The game also includes helpful features such as hints and the ability to reveal individual letters or words to help players progress through more challenging puzzles.

If you enjoy the Daily Themed Crossword, we think you’d also enjoy the LA Times Crossword and the NYT Crossword . If you’re still struggling to solve your crosswords, consider practicing with the Eugene Sheffer and Thomas Joseph dailies first.

The post Daily Themed Crossword June 22 2024 Answers (6/22/24) appeared first on Try Hard Guides .

Our Daily Themed Crossword June 22, 2024 answers guide should help you finish today’s crossword if you’ve found yourself stuck on a crossword clue. The Daily Themed Crossword is available as a mobile app on both iOS and Android devices. It has become a popular crossword app due to its regular crossword offerings and difficulty […]

IMAGES

  1. Guides

    another travel guide

  2. Guides

    another travel guide

  3. Another Travel Guide

    another travel guide

  4. Another Travel Guide

    another travel guide

  5. Traveling to the USA Checklist

    another travel guide

VIDEO

  1. The Unveiled Truth A Shocking Discovery

  2. Tokyo Trip 2024: 9 Insider Tips for an Unforgettable Journey!

  3. What was the real story of her life

  4. Have you ever felt this way Marianne

  5. Holiday Travel Guide: Let's talk pricing, strategy

  6. চটজলদি তৈরী করুন এগ প্রণ ফ্রাইড রাইস। Egg Prawn Fried Rice. #friedrice #eggprawnfriedrice

COMMENTS

  1. Another Travel Guide

    Takashi Murakami: Under the Radiation Falls, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, through February 4, 2018.

  2. Another Travel Guide

    Syria travel notes, Syrian Arab Republic Syria still stands apart - much of what you can see there would be swamped with tourists were it anywhere else... Oman: the Native Shore of Turtles, Oman Life sometimes brings us completely unexpected yet marvellous encounters. This is going to be a story of one of such - a sudden and an unpredicted...

  3. Another Travel Guide

    Insider: Damien Carlier, Dubai. If anything in Dubai can be labelled underground, then it's Alserkal Avenue. This feels like an absolutely unique place compared to the Dubai we've known up until now. The project began in 2007 as a private initiative by Abdelmonem bin Eisa Alserkal, the patron and developer of the area...

  4. Independent Travel and Travel Guides

    Guide to visiting the top 7 monasteries in Bhutan. Discover the spiritual essence of Bhutan with our guide to visiting the top 7 monasteries in Bhutan. Explore ancient sanctuaries like Tiger's Nest and Kyichu Lhakhang and embark on a journey of enlightenment through breathtaking landscapes and sacred sites in the Land of the Thunder Dragon.

  5. Another Travel Guide

    12 pieturpunkti, kas apliecina, ka Brisele ir visīstākā iedvesmas metropole.

  6. Another Travel Guide

    Just a look into Hudson Bar & Books window feels like a glimpse into another century. Dark timber and leather furniture... smalls jazz club, New York City smalls has always cared more about musicians than public. This tiny and unassuming basement-floor club turns into a place... Metropolitain Opera, New York City

  7. Another Travel Guide

    So we started looking for family restaurants where mom was the cook; places that felt real, authentic. Unconventional places and the uncommon people that created them. The economic downturn and other world events have undoubtedly left their mark. The way that people travel has changed - in terms of what they look for and how they look for it.

  8. Another Kyoto Official Travel Guide

    The streets of Kyoto, which are deeply influenced by traditional Japanese culture. The seas, in which Japan's oldest legends are still alive, and the mountains that are the origins of the Japanese people. Beyond the city, Kyoto Prefecture stretches north through the forest to the sea. Come experience all the charms that Kyoto has to offer for ...

  9. Lonely Planet

    Whether you're interested in traveling to a new city, going on a cruise, or cooking a new dish — we're committed to inspiring you to experience travel in a whole new way. Lonely Planet's collection of 825+ travel and guidebooks is sure to inspire the traveler within. View All Books.

  10. ANOTHER TRAVEL GUIDE RIGA by Anothertravelguide.com and INDIE

    Another Travel Guide Riga is the key to the capital of Latvia. It presents a true insiders Riga as experienced by artists, architects, entrepreneurs, journalists, photographers and other impromptu tour guides who love their city and will happily share its secrets with you. Discover Riga in all its diversity-from its classic attractions to the ...

  11. World Destinations

    A-Z of world destinations. Discover destinations from around the world. Our guides include information on transport, activities & travel tips

  12. Another Travel Guide

    The guide includes detailed maps of the city and its environs and tear-off picture postcards. Another Travel Guide Rīga is published by the Internet magazine for independent travellers www.anothertravelguide.com and the cultural projects agency Indie in cooperation with the design studio Tundra. Elizabetes iela 83/85, k.2.

  13. 𝘾𝙡𝙖𝙧𝙖 & 𝙈𝙖𝙨

    Book your next trip, it's basically free 👀 Follow @another.travel.guide for more tips and tricks for you next travel adventure 😇 Oh yeah.. and if you are wondering where is this place then here you go ️ @cretyaubud #travelmath #travel #travelphotography #traveltips #travelblogger #travelfun

  14. Anothertravelguide.com

    Anothertravelguide.com. 4,608 likes · 1 talking about this. Visit us also at: http://www.anothertravelguide.com http://twitter.com/anotherTG...

  15. Europe

    Discover European destinations. Our European country guides include information on transport, activities, travel tips, reviews & itineraries.

  16. 11 BEST Travel Guides For 2024 [Websites & Guidebooks]

    Insight is one of the best travel guidebooks on the market for a reason. The beautiful photographs in these travel guidebooks will have you daydreaming for days. Insight guides are perfect for those history buffs out there like me. They combine great information with also some off-the-beaten-track activities.

  17. Top 10 Travel Guide Websites [2024]: Time to Get Inspired!

    Image courtesy: Lonely Planet 9. Fodor's Travel. Fodor's Travel is another popular website offering travel guides for destinations around the world.Their specialty is the guidebooks available in both print and eBook versions. They have over 300 travel guides covering more than 7000 destinations.

  18. The Complete Beginner's Guide to International Travel

    Apply for a Passport. First things first. In order to travel internationally, you'll need to have a valid, unexpired passport. On top of that, many countries require you to also have at least three or even six months validity left on your passport from your date of travel. So, if you don't have a valid, unexpired passport or your passport ...

  19. 10 Useful International Travel Tips for First-Time Travelers

    Follow these simple tips of things to do before traveling internationally to ensure smooth sailing. 1. Prepare your travel documents. The most important tip to avoid unnecessary stress is to apply for your passport well in advance. Without your passport or a travel visa, your potential travel radius is limited significantly.

  20. Another Travel Guide

    Purvīša balva: 2007-2012. Latvijas laikmetīgās mākslas antoloģija, kur iekļauti un alfabētiskā secībā sakārtoti apraksti par .. 15.00€. Another Travel Guide store.

  21. Travel Guide synonyms

    geographical book. guide book. guided tour. karl baedeker. motion guide. movement guiding. pocket guide. Another way to say Travel Guide? Synonyms for Travel Guide (other words and phrases for Travel Guide).

  22. Another Travel Guide

    Kad 2007. gadā dzima ideja par Anothertravelguide.com - interneta žurnālu neatkarīgiem ceļotājiem, bija pats dizaina viesnīcu bums. Visi skrēja uz jaunākajiem restorāniem ar Starka interjeru, tas likās bezdievīgi interesanti.

  23. TRAVEL GUIDE in Thesaurus: 100+ Synonyms & Antonyms for TRAVEL GUIDE

    Most related words/phrases with sentence examples define Travel guide meaning and usage. Thesaurus for Travel guide. Related terms for travel guide- synonyms, antonyms and sentences with travel guide. Lists. synonyms. antonyms. definitions. sentences. thesaurus. Parts of speech. nouns. adjectives. Synonyms Similar meaning. View all. guidebook ...

  24. Travel tips help vacation plans run more smoothly, even abroad

    14. If you take several medications, it is best to keep a list of those in case you need to replace them in a travel destination. 15. Make sure you explicitly understand your travel medical insurance policies in the event something happens such as illness or needed medical evacuation. Certain credit cards cover these types of events.

  25. Prime Video's Best Sci-Fi TV Shows to Transport You to Another World

    Prime Video has the goods if you're looking for your next sci-fi TV show obsession.. Back in the day, home audiences were given a mere handful of episodic science fiction titles to enjoy week in ...

  26. Atlantic City Is the Ultimate Bachelor Party Destination

    Superfrico. Last summer, almost exactly a year to the day, Superfrico opened its doors inside AC's Spiegelworld for the first time. The critically acclaimed Italian American psychedelic restaurant, whose predecessor opened in Vegas in 2021, gives the illusion of having just stepped into a show mid-scene — like, directly onto the stage.

  27. Daily Themed Crossword June 22 2024 Answers (6/22/24)

    O ur Daily Themed Crossword June 22, 2024 answers guide should help you finish today's crossword if you've found yourself stuck on a crossword clue. The Daily Themed Crossword is available as ...