Here’s some of my favorite travel sites!
• SkyScanner Finds alternate routes where others haven’t
• Flight Network *Lowest price protection guarantee
• Kayak.com Daily low prices & month-to-month views. Want to find out the lowest cost possible but you’re flexible on dates? ‘Explore’ is my favorite feature.
• Agoda They offer the best rates for Asia and can pull options for any type of travel style. For Asia, I wouldn’t choose anyone else.
• Air Asia Offers the lowest prices if you’re traveling within Asia.
• Jetstar Cheap flights in domestic Japan; in some cases, cheaper than the train.
ID Bus Main cities in Western Europe at low costs.
Favorite Travel tools:
• CDC Travel medicine and shots required for travel
• Happy Cow Lists vegan/veggie restaurants around the world
• Seat Guru Know what airplane seats to book
• World Clock/Planner Time & Date scheduling a meeting across the globe
• World Cab Fares Know the fares in a country you’re traveling to
• Seat 61 Train travel and timetables across the globe
Work for Room & Board
• Portable Apps Prevent ID theft. Access mail, surf the internet, etc… from your USB.
• Google Docs/Drive Access Word, Powerpoint, Excel docs from anywhere. Upload, work online, save and sync docs with your PC.
• Open Office Your work computer is in another language; this downloadable app mimics Microsoft Word.
• FaxZero.com Free online faxing in the U.S. Limits two faxes per day.
• Google Voice Free phone number and voicemail service. Transcribes voicemail and emails it to you.
• Kakao Talk Popular in Asia & Korea. Mobile-to-mobile calls, mssg, chat. Friends must have it installed their phone.
• Essential iPhone apps for Korea
• Best iPhone Apps for Travel
• Elsie’s Yoga Kula This fierce yogi with a warm heart rocks at offering inspiring classes… for free! Take her on your travels with you and you can OM out anywhere your backpack takes you. Download her podcasts now!
• India Mike Travel Forum for India: incredibly useful for India travel.
• Japan-Guide.com Good reference resources for Japan
• Visit Korea Official Korea Tourism Site
• Nepal Vista
• Bangkok Day Trips, visit-chiang-mai-online.com, Bangkok Sawadee.com
• Tripadvisor For reviews on sights and hotels, written by other travelers.
Thailand: Travel Hub Chiangmai , Khiri Travel
Vietnam: Sinh Tourist (The real Sinh Cafe), Delta Adventures
Korea: Korea Tourist Organization’s City Bus Tours (available in most major cities), www.Koridoor.co.kr (tours to the DMZ/JSA – USO)
• Monster List of Freelancing Job sites
• Life Hacker Great tips and articles
• Location Independent Tips for getting started as a Location Independent
• Elance Get Services. Provide Services. Become an elancer.
• Fiverr.com Get any service performed for $5
• World Time Buddy Converts time
|• A Dangerous Business
• Breathe Dream Go
• Bren on the Road
• Nomadic Chick
|• Solo Friendly
• Solitary Wanderer
|• A Possible Venture
• Alien’s Day Out (vegan)
• All the Korean Blogs
• A Place Like Me in a Girl Like This
• Ask a Korean
• Ask the Expat
• Brian in Jeollanam-do
• Cookies Beauty Blog
• Eat your Kimchi
• Expat Abundance
• The Grand Narrative
• Johanne Miller
• Korea Climbs
• Koreafornian Cooking
• London to Seoul
• Mapping Words
• The Marmot’s Hole.
• Saunas in Korea
• Seoul Eats
• The Qiranger
• Vegetarian in Korea
• The Waygook Effect
• Waegook Tom
• Zen Kimchi
|Radio Programs for Expats:
• Arirang’s ‘Wonders of Jeju‘Korea Expat web news:
• 10 Magazine (magazine)
• Daegu Compass (magazine)
• Daegu Pockets (magazine)
• Daves ESL Cafe
• Expacked (newsletter)
• Korea4expats .
• Korea Bridge (resource)
• Korea Tourism Organization (resource)
• Nanoomi (resource)
Fellow EPIKers 2010:
• Amanda: Korea, Kimchi & K-Pop
• Chance Alberg
• Christo: Kimchi with Eish!
• My Crazy Kimchi
• Joel & Gina: One Year in Daegu
• Malou: From San Diego to Daegu