26
Feb 2016
Visiting Europe During the Migrant Crisis
Here's What You Need to Know

Let’s begin by making an important point perfectly clear: as long as you travel smartly, taking a trip to Europe during the migrant crisis does not have to be any more dangerous or difficult than during normal times. Yes, some European countries have introduced new border and transportation controls as they continue to deal with the massive influx of refugees. These changes have caused some travel restrictions between countries on the so-called Balkan Route, which ostensibly consists of Greece, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, and Croatia. Several other countries have also introduced changes in policy and enforcement, but with such a large number of people moving through Europe, it’s difficult to predict new disruptions and delays across the continent.

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25
Dec 2015
The Best Travel Accessories to Keep Your Trip Running Smoothly

Fans of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy already know the first two rules of travel are (1) don’t panic, and (2) always carry a towel. Those two points out of the way, you might want to start thinking about a few other things that can make your life on the move much easier. Before you plot your next adventure using Inspirock’s trip planner, consider the following list of the best travel accessories to keep your trip running smoothly.

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18
Dec 2015
How to Travel Europe by Train
Essential Tips on Choosing Destinations, Saving Time and Money, and Traveling Comfortably and Safely

If you’re an eco-conscious traveler or a hopeless romantic, trains are definitely the best way to travel around Europe. Sure, the occasional low-cost flight might save you time and money, but nothing competes with the thrill of gliding out of Paris and into Amsterdam a few hours later or roaming around the Swiss Alps en route to Italy.

We’ve put together a quick guide on how to travel Europe by train, covering all the essentials to help you plan a wonderful vacation on rails.

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07
Dec 2015
Do I Need Travel Insurance?
Well, it depends...

Treating yourself to a well-deserved vacation in an exotic land provides a welcome break from the daily grind. Even the best-planned trips, though, can fall victim to unforeseen circumstances, problems, and accidents both before and after you leave. Many tourists find themselves weighing up the odds, asking, “Do I need travel insurance?” If you’re one of these, check out the benefits and features of this popular option.

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