Explore. Experience. Engage.

12 Things You Don't Photograph -- But Should
With built-in phone cameras and Instagram portfolios, everyone is a travel photographer these days. Expand your own personal repertoire with a dozen things you probably aren't snapping but should.
hotel room Travel Tips
9 Ways to Make a Hotel Room More Comfortable
Whether you're staying in a sterile business hotel or a dated budget inn, these nine strategies can help you make your room more comfortable.
mystery city Have Tips, Will Travel
Solve Our Travel Word Scramble
Can you unscramble the names of these four mystery cities around the world? Guess right, and you could win an IndependentTraveler.com tote bag.
man with kangaroos Destinations
11 Best Australian Experiences
Much of what Australia has to offer truly can't be experienced anywhere else on Earth. We've compiled 11 standout Australian travel experiences.
woman at atm Travel Information
ATMs Abroad: What You Need to Know
Making a withdrawal from an ATM is generally the easiest and cheapest way to get cash abroad -- but it's not without its drawbacks.
vacation rentals Traveler's Ed
What Don't You Know About Vacation Rentals
The vacation rental industry is booming, thanks in part to the popularity of Airbnb. But there are 15 important things many travelers don't know about vacation rentals.
hotel Travel Deals
Find the Best Hotel Deals
Planning a vacation? Get the best possible price on your next stay with our round-up of hotel deals around the world.

Community

trip review promo Write About Your Trip!
Share advice and practical tips with other travelers by writing a review.
traveler Travel Quizzes
Take one of our fun travel-themed quizzes.
facebook Join Us on Facebook
Join us on Facebook and get great travel news and tips every day.
twitter Follow Us on Twitter
Get our latest tweets about travel tips and trends.
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@independenttraveler.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our privacy policy and Terms of Use.