Tag: plan

Lonely Plan-it: How to plan a trip to the Colombian rainforest

Gazing at a map of Colombia, the vast swathes of greenery that make up the roadless Amazon region may seem like one homogenous mass of jungle, but that lack of detail has always drawn me to travel deep into the rainforest. Despite making up 42% of Colombia’s landmass, the sparsely populated Amazonia receives very few visitors. …

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5 Ways To Plan Your Trips Better With Google

Summer is just around the corner, bringing with it the perfect time to explore new cities and uncover hidden gems. While the idea of going on a trip always sounds exciting, the planning process can often become a headache, particularly when relying on third-party sources for itineraries, which may be outdated. However, there’s one source…

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How To Plan A Group Trip That’s Organized & Budget-Friendly

Before going on a group trip, I become the worst version of myself. Planning an event brings out my dark side, regardless of it’s a girls’ weekend in Vegas or a few “chill” days in upstate New York. I badger the group chat with questions about date preferences, outfit choices, and budget boundaries. I create…

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How to Plan a “Set-Jetting” Vacation Based on Your Favorite TV Show

Other travel companies take the experience even further by placing travelers right in the plot of their favorite series. OvationNetwork travel advisor Christopher Bellot recently studied every episode of The White Lotus’s first season to plan a murder mystery group trip for a client’s milestone birthday held at the Four Seasons Wailea, where the show…

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How to Use Google Flights and Wikipedia to Plan Your Trip

It’s rare you hear somebody recommend Wikipedia as a formal source of information—well, publicly, at least—and especially not as a resource for travel planning. However, the web’s free encyclopedia offers detailed information on every major airport (and most minor ones) in the world. That info includes all the global destinations that can be reached directly…

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Travel advisers: When to let a professional plan your trip

Decades ago, your vacation most likely began with a visit to a travel agent, who relied on a combination of expertise and connections to find the best deals on plane tickets, hotels, tours, and more. [Weston Wei/The New York Times] Decades ago, your vacation most likely began with a visit to a travel agent, who…

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Plan Your Trip to Photograph the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse With This App

The Eclipse Company is ramping up its support of those preparing to watch North America’s total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 through a new app that helps viewers plan their route, viewing location, and more. Last year, the Eclipse Company collaborated with The Planetary Society to create a map that made it easy to…

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