Tired of fancy and expensive hotels?  Looking to find FREE accommodations on your next trip?  Want to make a new lifetime friend the moment you arrive to your destination? There is a little-known, secret hospitality exchange and social networking community by the name of CouchSurfing International.  Okay, that’s a lie.  It’s not little-known or secret, we just […]


Hostels: Arrive Alone, Leave with Countless Friends…

Hostels are a fantastic option for accommodation no matter where you are traveling to.  These low-cost alternatives to hotels are not only great for saving money, but also are invaluable at making friends while on the road. Unfortunately, hostels have a very poor reputation among young Americans due to over-the-top popular culture portraying them as […]


European Budget Airfare

Whether you’re going abroad alone or with a group, on a university or third party organized educational sojourn, to learn a new language, volunteer, or perform missionary work, we all know that the most expensive part of meaningful travel is simply getting there.  However, there are some tricks that many inexperienced travelers may not know about.  Once […]



Travelocity agrees with the raison d’être of Voy! in highlighting that they believe that travel enriches lives and makes better human beings.  While abroad you are more than likely to want to visit surrounding countries in whatever region you may be in.  In fact, whether you are in Europe, Asia, South America or anywhere else, […]



Kayak.com enables users to compare hundreds of travel sites with one search making it a great time saver and putting an excellent comparison tool right at your fingertips.  It is important to note, however, that in certain regions, especially in Europe, there are a variety of low-cost and budget airlines that may not show up […]