Why I’m Scared Of Traveling

I’m going to make a confession that may surprise you. I’m scared of traveling. It’s kind of ironic that I run a travel website and I just said that I’m scared of traveling, isn’t it? But it’s not just any type of traveling that scares me. It’s traveling for months at a time. The long-term type of deal. I’m comfortable...

The Importance Of Travel Insurance

Today, I want to discuss why you absolutely need travel insurance. I’m going to be coming out with a post sometime in the near future about the top travel insurance companies to use and adding it as a new resource section on the Travel Resources page as well, but for now, I just want to get your minds keyed...

Is The Eurail Really Worth It?

Even though I've only been blogging for a few months now, this question has already come to my attention from a reader and I’ve seen it dozens of times over the past year in different travel circles. The fact of the matter is that there really isn’t a correct answer. This is the travel equivalent of the pseudo-philosopher question...

The Dreamers List

I don’t normally write specifically about myself on the blog, since I want to focus on travel related things that everyone can take advantage of, but I think it’s important every now and then to take a moment and write out a bucket list of all the crazy travel things that you want to experience. Since the blog is brand...

The Liebster Award Is Now Ours!

I’m very happy to announce that The Headed Abroad Travel Site is home to the awesome honor of winning the Liebster award!! This of course wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for two very amazing people over at NerdNomads, Maria and Espen. Very closely to the 60 day mark of when I began this website, I received an...

The Battle Of Airline Search Engines

In preparation for my trip to Eastern Europe, I have been figuring out roughly how much it’s going to cost for airfare, before fees. I’m landing in mid to late May, so I’ll be just missing the highest-peak of airline prices, but I’m not quit close enough to get any of the low-peak cost benefits. So I wasn’t expecting...

A Beginners Guide To Earning Travel Miles

I wrote a post a little while ago on the basics of travel hacking the cost of airfare. That included the differences between high and low peak, using travel search engines, finding deals, and an introduction to the point system. You can read the full article here if you want to get a basic understanding of those concepts. Today...

Why Travel Is So Damn Extraordinary

Everyone seems to want to travel and explore the world, to stretch to new bounds, experiencing culture and pleasure. Generally, if you ask any random person on the street what a dream of theirs is, there’s a pretty good chance that traveling the world is in their fave five. Although I’m curious why that is simply a dream and not a...

6 Cell Phone Tips You Need To Know Before Traveling

A friend of mine messaged me on Facebook a while back and asked me for some advice on traveling with a cell phone. And honestly, I knew a few things, but I wasn’t positive with how to go about it. So I was inspired to dig into this issue the next day and I found some great information from...

The 4 Biggest Ways To Destroy The Cost Of Air Travel

I hate how expensive airplane tickets are and they are only getting more expensive. I don’t want to have to empty my savings account every time that I want to travel. I’m going to touch on these more extensively in the future, but for now, here are the four basic ways to reduce the cost of air travel. With these...