Air & Ground Transportation
Google Flights is one I just started using recently. It gives you notifications when flights are going up and suggests the best priced flight without crazy layovers .
Skiplagged is a site that finds me the best prices on flights based on a one-way trip itinerary. You get off at your destination and drop the rest.
SkyScanner pulls in budget carrier airlines and small city destination layovers, so you have more options that might suite your budget.
Uber is a site that finds good prices on hotels. It also lets you cancel bookings without a charge, which makes it an additional asset when you need proof of address for countries that require it.
Booking.com is a site that finds good prices on hotels. It lets you reserve spots without putting money down and lets you cancel bookings without a charge, which makes it an additional asset when you need proof of address for countries that require it.
Travel Services & Resources
World Nomads travel insurance offers affordable travel insurance rates (especially for Americans, who pay a premium for coverage). They also cover sports and activities like skiing or mountain climbing which are considered high risk.
Allianz Travel Insurance a perfectly inexpensive travel insurance for long term travelers, location independents and travel bloggers. The best deal is a basic coverage.
Blogging & Location Independent
A2Hosting is my current hosting company; was recommended to them by a few Dev folks. Fast speeds. I host my blog and portfolio sites on them. Use my affiliate link for an enormous discount off your first year.
Travel Blog Success is for the blogger that wants to turn their travel blog into a business. From monetizing, working with video and learning how to pitch sponsors, they have a bunch of courses to help take your blog to the next level. Read my review here.
Hostgator is my favorite hosting company and great for bloggers starting out. They have cheap monthly prices, an easy interface and good customer service. I have a Baby Gator plan which houses multiple sites for around $71/ six months. I recommend them.
Open Office is a free Microsoft Office software clone. Perfect for expats/travelers who need to get an English version of Microsoft Office on their office computer abroad. I used this living and working in Korea.