Slow Movement

Slow Movement homepage
International Institute of Not Doing Much
Slow Food International
Slow Food Foundation for International Diversity
Slow Cities
Hidden Europe Magazine

Travel Blogs

Beers & Beans – Travel inspiration by Beth and Randy
Everything Everywhere – Long-term travel by Gary Arndt
Eye & Pen
 – Travel and lifestyle design from Brandon Scott
Forks and Jets – Food and travel with Eva and Jeremy Rees
Migrationology – Travel and street food by Mark Wiens
Nomadic Matt – Long-term travel
The Road Forks – Food and travel with Akila and Patrick
Uncornered Market – Dan and Audrey’s stories and photos from around the world

Travel Resources

Online flight booking

Skyscanner – Search for airline tickets using partial matches; see this article for details
Expedia – to search for flights in Canadian dollars, see
Air Ninja
Google Flights – Search for flights to any destination using a map; see this article for details
GoEuro – Search for flights, buses, trains, and rentals in Europe; see this article for details
Fly For Good – Flight discounts for NGO employees and volunteers

Airline Information – Reviews of various airlines around the world
SeatGuru – How to choose the best seat, based on airline and flight number

Train Information

The Man in Seat Sixty-One – Comprehensive info on train travel worldwide

General travel information

Couchsurfing Groups
Thorn Tree travel forum – Lonely Planet’s own travel forums
BootsnAll – Independent travel information and articles
Wikivoyage – Formerly Wikitravel
Sleeping in Airports – Reviews of the good and bad places to sleep when you’re stuck in an airport overnight

Region-specific travel information – Trave- l and accommodation info for Southeast Asia
IndiaMike – Discussion forums about India


OneBag – On packing light


Project Visa – Entry visa requirements for all countries

Travel Insurance

World Nomads – Short- and long-term travel insurance, including adventure travel

Finding Hosts

The Hospitality Club
Global Freeloaders
AirBnB – Paying alternative to Couchsurfing


Trusted Housesitters

Traveling with Children

Travelling with Children – Ultimate Travel Guide


VSO International
CUSO International – Formerly CUSO-VSO, the Canadian equivalent of VSO International
UN Volunteers

Working Abroad

Location Independent
Jet Set Citizen
Dave’s ESL Cafe – Online resource for teaching ESL abroad, including job postings