6 sites that will help you plan your next trip

1. Virtualtourist.com


This social network of travelers has tips and advices for about 63 thousand destinations from around the globe. With over 1.3 million members actively interacting with each other, VT is the best place to look for before planning a trip. VT members create separate pages about tourists destinations and mention the various do’s and dont’s about the place. Each page also contains sections like nightlife, tourist traps and warnings about the place. The VT forum is a great place to clear your doubts and get answers to your questions. Android and iOS apps are also available for the site.


2. Fest300.com


Fest300.com is based around the festivals celebrated across the globe. This site guides its users which place will be the best to visit at what time of year if they want to be a part of festival celebrations. The site contains whole lot of information about the fests including its history, photos, stats, videos etc and also warnings and suggestions about each fest. In short, if you want to make the best of your vacations? make use of fest300.com and be a part of festivals that clash with your travel schedule.


3. Whenonearth.net


More than just being a travel guide, whereonearth.net is an interesting site jam packed with interesting and rare information about destinations across the world which can help you plan a trip like never before.  Articles like 24 unusual beaches never heard of, crazy facts about the world, 23 of the realest and craziest natural phenomenon, 16 attractions you’re missing if not travelling to china etc. will surely make you rethink about your trip. Sections like cool travel gear and tips for better travelling make the site even more useful.


4. Wikitravel.org


Wikitravel.org is a crowd-sourced free travel guide which is in existence since over a decade. Nearly 3 lakh information seekers visit this site every day. The articles of this site are kept up to date and accurate by its users like all other wiki projects. There are some really informative and exciting sections in the site like travel alerts, current and upcoming events, destination of the month, foreign language guides, picture of the day, UNESCO destinations etc.


5. TouristLink.com


This again is a social network for tourists. The posts are categorized on the basis of destinations. For each destination one can easily find important information like the do’s and don’ts of the place, the events, nightlife, shopping, cuisines, recreations etc. Moreover, touristlink.com helps you find hotels that fit your budget and even book it from the site itself. The deals section of the site lets you book travel packages from various agencies.


6.Wikivoyage.org


Being a wiki project again this site is very much similar to wikitravel.org but it is recommended that both these sites must be consulted before planning a trip. Wikivoyage.org contains section like star articles which were selected by the site after a stringent nomination process and the site claims these articles are the best travel guides to the destination currently available.