Awesome tips!!

This is the best article I've read on budget travel. She covers all the best tips on saving money -- "How I Afford Travel -- Badass trips on a not-so-badass budget.

It's a 'travel' scarf/hood with a padded part for leaning against the window, and incorporated bluetooth for music, with a timed alarm option AND an alarm for if someone moves your bag.

I seriously want this for car and plane travel! It's a scarf that winds around your head - inside it has a cushion that allows you to rest your head against windows and the fabric cancels noise!- could come in handy - I WANT THIS FOR MY BDAY!

These hikes are well worth doing! 43 hidden hikes across America.

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes in the U.S.

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes In the U. // Some great hiking trails throughout the US! A great way to get out and get moving this summer. // Hikes and Backpacking

Where to Eat in Paris. The BEST off-the-beaten-path restaurants. Guaranteed you'll find a hidden gem!

Everything I Ate In Paris

Stairway to the trees in Provence, France • photo: Dominique Lafourcade on Tuindesign

Stairway to the Trees, Provence, France photo via valerie .and another beautiful outdoor staircase

From the Pacific Coast Highway through California, to Route 66 running from Chicago to Santa Monica, these drives have become part of many a bucket list.

10 Best Secret U.S. Road Trips

Photo by iStock. Design by Erik Mace for Yahoo Travel. has many iconic road trips. You could even say that the U. invented the road trip as a form of vacation.

How I saved enough money in 2 years to travel for 4 years. Click through for the whole story of how I afford to travel!

How I Saved $44,000 to Travel the World

One person's story about saving money to travel -- interesting perspective

These rusting railroads have found second lives as trails for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding.

Train of Thought: The Coolest US Rail Trails

Running Trails on Abandoned Train Rails. These rusting railroads in the USA have found second lives as trails for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding. Nice scenic trails with a history.

300 Year old Oak Trees, Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana. New Orleans was one of my most favorite places I've gone. The tour of this mansion and plantation was amazing, I didn't know it at the time, but it has a real reputation for being haunted.

300 year old oak trees, Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana. One of my favorite places to visit. I've gone out to Oak Alley every time I've been to New Orleans.