How to Take an Incredible Trip—Alone
Resources for booking, scheduling and meeting other explorers
Routehappy: A booking site that filters flight options by your "happiness factors," like nicer planes, roomier seats, Wi-Fi and in-flight entertainment.
Hostelworld: Budget-friendly room rentals (often with shared bathrooms and common areas) in 180 countries, with prices starting under $5 per night. (Budapest, here we come!)
Geosure: An app that provides up-to-date crime statistics, from theft to women's safety for the area you're visiting.
Eat. Pray. Move: A roundup of relaxing retreats around the world—from Dubrownik, Croatia, to Goa, India—many of which donate 10 percent of their profits to charity.