Other Categories (page 1 of 16)

Filter:
  • All
  • General Info
  • News

Managing your home guidebook

A growing number of people are hosting guests in their home through platforms like Airbnb, home exchanges, couchsurfing, or housesitting. And this means lots of guests who need to know house rules, where to find stuff, and how basic things work. Some hosts just put out a single sheet of paper with the wifi password […]

Website redesign help wanted

It’s time to start thinking about revamping my website. It’s been a few years since the last re-design. And inevitably the content becomes less organized and the usability less optimal. So I’m looking for help in a few ways: Do you have thoughts about how to better organize ShareTraveler.com? Have you tried to find some […]

Peer to Peer Travel News – July 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for June and July. CarryMates – a new entrant into the crowdsourced delivery market, CarryMates is still in closed beta. You can read more about […]

How Small is Your Luggage?

I’ve recently downsized my luggage to a regular daypack sized backpack for most of my trips. Yep, I’m bragging about this. I’m pretty proud as it’s always been my goal to travel with as little luggage as possible. This is a switch from the carry on Tortuga backpack that I’ve been using for years. I […]

International Travel Safety – The Global Peace Index 2018

Americans have a distorted sense of safety and this leads to a lot of unfounded fear of travel to other countries. Studies show that people overestimate the risk from sensational dangers (i.e. homicides, and other things the media likes to report) and underestimate the risk from mundane causes (i.e. diabetes). The sensationalist American media certainly […]

Peer to Peer Travel News – May 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for May.

Peer to Peer Travel News – April 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for April.

Selling unused travel to strangers

Stuck with an airline travel voucher that expires this year but you’ve already booked all your trips? Or maybe you have a vacation booking you can’t use? Some of these travel purchases can be transferred to other people. For these cases, TransferTravel is a new business facilitating buying and selling unused travel.  They launched in 2016 and […]

Torres del Paine packing list suggestions

I find packing lists super helpful when planning my travels. I have a bunch of generic ones I copy from, depending on the type of trip I’m taking. One for hot climates, one for cold climates, etc. But I don’t have a generic backpacking list because each trip is very different. Also because I just […]

Subscribe to Blog via Email

© 2018 Travel Adventures in the Sharing Economy

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑