Travel

Here's our library of TRAVEL resources to get you there and back in line with your budget and wishes. Lots of terrific ideas – including different perspectives on travel, memoirs & fresh insights – offered in books, on websites and through other means, curated for you! We will add to this list over time. Don't see a resource you think should be here? If so, contact us here.

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CultureWeave is not just about traveling for traveling's sake. But here we include a treasure of a travel book for fun. A list of the top 500 must-sees in the world, some famous, some not so. This book will inspire and might just become your travel bucket list.
This classic by Mark Twain, chronicling his journey from New York City to Europe and then the Holy Land in the 1860s, bursts with irony, humor and insight. If you haven't read this book, it's a must. And if you have, it's a must-read-again! So many of Twain's insights remain true today.
Author Chris Guillebeau challenges each of us here to take control and make our lives be about something while at the same time remaining clear-eyed about the commitment. What Chris, an avid goal-setter and world traveler discovers proves relevant to people in all walks of life.
What makes travel meaningful? Is it simply seeing much-celebrated sites? Or even lesser-known paths? Travel With Purpose offers the opportunity to learn, help and grow through meaningful travel – experiences with people and the environment that have positive impact.
Chris Guillebeau is not only a prolific blogger but is also an avid traveler that visited all 193 countries in the world before turning 35. No small feat! He learned how to do this through invention and from others. You, too, can learn his hacks through this membership site.
This website describes itself as an adventure lab that creates models for active engagement, meaningful connection and mind-expanding experiences through one-of-a-kind adventures aiming to catalyze a movement to more reciprocal, restorative tourism.
For close to a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has used his massively popular travel blog to teach readers how to travel the world on a budget. This book outlines loads of tactics and tips to travel cheaper, longer and smarter – and have a lot of fun in the process!
Brought to you by a sizable team of interculturalists, this website seeks to offer its readers the best in food, art, culture and travel for every country in the world. An ambitious goal but, from the looks of it, they are matching or exceeding expectations. Check it out!
Mother Tongue chronicles one woman’s quest to learn Mandarin in Beijing, Arabic in Beirut, and Spanish in Mexico, with her young family along for the ride. This travel and living abroad memoir offers inspiration and introspection. A valuable find!
Verge Magazine is North America’s premier magazine for exploring opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad. The magazine's core belief is that International experience creates global citizens, who can change our planet for the better. Verge has been in this field since 2002.