Don’t Rely on GPS

If you’re hitting the remote Western U.S. or other rural areas GPS may not work. Carry a map to consult just in case.

Hiking in Remote Areas

Here is a tip when prepping for a hiking trip to remote areas. Be prepared, or you might lose an arm… or worse!

Packing for a Road Trip

When packing for a road trip keep it simple, keep it light and keep it consistent.

Respectful Travel in Laos

Here is a tip on how to respect the culture when traveling to Laos.

Helpful Words When Traveling to Laos

Here are some helpful pronunciations & words to keep in mind when traveling to Laos.

Getting Sick When Abroad

It’s doubtful, but it could happen, so be prepared in case you get  ill while abroad.

Exchanging Money

Get away from tourist zones and do your homework on exchange rates before getting local currency.

Stop the Noise & Get Some Sleep

Travel is loud. Ear plugs, eye mask and white noise app on your phone can help you get some ZZZsss no matter what time zone you are in.

Catching a Taxi Abroad

Taxis are notoriously tricky to navigate when traveling. Here are some tips to help take some of the guess work when abroad.

Bring the Right Bag

Don’t bring your airport wheely bag to the jungle. Elevators are small and in short supply in many older cities. Do some research and bring the right bag.

Filtered Water Bottles

Water bottles with built in filters help insure your drinking water will be safe.

Renting Cars Abroad

Get some helpful tips before renting a car when traveling abroad.

Walking the Streets of New York City

Keep this tip in mind and you’ll be on time when walking the streets of New York City.

Avoid the Crowds

The best times to visit almost any well traveled, touristy destination are weekdays. Steer clear of weekends and holidays and enjoy some elbow room!

Keep the Change

When in Eastern Europe, it pays to keep the change. You’re gonna need it!

Finding a Hotel

Sometimes it pays to wait to book a hotel until after you arrive to your destination.

Staying Fit While Traveling – Beach Version

Raw Travel presents basic tips for staying fit while traveling.

Staying Healthy While Traveling

Hate getting sick? Me too! Even worse is getting sick while traveling.  Here are some tips to help you stay healthy while traveling.

Travel to High Altitudes

Some practical tips for traveling to high altitude destinations.

Giving Back While Traveling

Giving back is fulfilling and easy when you Do It Yourself. Rob gives some DIY Giving Back tips.