Resources

Many of you have asked us where we're getting information on round-the-world travel, international housesitting, travel-friendly jobs, and more. So we've decided to start a list of the books, websites, and blogs that we've been reading. Enjoy!

Worldwide Travel
Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World by Edward Hasbrouck
Round the World Wednesday from BootsnAll
Travel Culture Worlwide from Matador Network
Visa Requirements for United States Citizens from Wikipedia
Bicycle Touring Around the World: Going Slowly
The Tao of Travel: Enlighenments from Lives on the Road by Paul Theroux
116 World Cities by Price: 2012 Backpacker Index from PriceOfTravel

Living Abroad
Wanna Go Where?: a guide to the ins and outs of living abroad by Julie Thompson
Moon Living Abroad in Costa Rica by Erin Van Rheenen

Teaching English & Work Exchange
Study, Work, and Travel Abroad from University of Michigan's International Center
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
Pueblo Ingles & Englischhausen
Dave's ESL Cafe
HelpX
Work Away

International Housesitting & Couch Surfing
Couch Surfing
Finding the Gypsy in Me by Teresa Roberts
Hektic Travels
Trusted Housesitters
Mind My House
The Caretaker Gazette
House Carers
Sabbatical Homes
House Sit World
Housesitters America
Aussie House Sitters
Kiwi House Sitters

Unconventional Living
The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World by Chris Guillebeau
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) by Timothy Ferriss
Gap Years for Grown Ups: The Most Comprehensive, Pratical Guide from the Leading Gap Year Specialist by Susan Griffith
PhD Nomads
Y Travel Blog

Zadar, Croatia Links
Zadar Tourism website
Liburnija - Local, long distance, and island bus information
Jadrolinija - the largest ferry service in Zadar
Paklenica National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Updated: June 9, 2012