resources

For Single Moms

 

These are my favorite resources for researching travel destinations, booking accommodations, checking in with friends & family while abroad, and earning a living online.

Enjoy!

 

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A site with more than 315 million members and over 500 million reviews and opinions of hotels, restaurants, attractions and other travel-related businesses. The largest travel site in the world of its type!

 

Flights & Cars

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Searches the other travel sites and show you all the information you need on flights, hotels & rental cars to make the best travel decisions. They focus on making online travel better!

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A travel website that can be used to book airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, and vacation packages. It operates by selling off unsold travel inventory at discounted prices. You can find great deals here!

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Helps you find cheap flights and airline tickets to your favorite travel destinations, saving you time and money by finding the best travel options wherever you want to go. Book direct with no fees!

 

Lodging

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An online community that connects hosts that want to rent their homes to travelers who are looking for accommodations. So far, accommodations are available in 192 countries worldwide. Our fave!

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Stay in a hostel and meet the real world, not the tourist brochure. Read millions of hostel reviews from fellow travelers & book your next adventure today. Great for budget travel!

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A search engine with the largest selection of hotels, homes, and vacation rentals. The website lists approximately 1,200,000 properties in 225 countries and books 1,200,000 rooms per day. Check it out!

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The exchange platform for people educating themselves and their families through travel. Save hotel and car rental costs with a home exchange. The go-to place for swapping and renting homes!

 

Travel Insurance

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Provides international travel insurance for 151 countries. You can buy the insurance after already leaving home & are already away traveling. The recommended travel insurance partner of Lonely Planet!

 

Travel Gear, Electronics & Books

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The world’s largest online retailer. The site is widely known for its wide selection of books, although it has expanded to sell electronics, music, furniture, and apparel. The go-to place for travel gear!

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The largest travel guide book publisher in the world. Packed with tips and advice from on-the-ground experts, these guides are the ultimate resource before and during a trip. Don’t leave home with your guide!

 

Customized T-Shirts

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Provides a means to customize t-Shirts, apparel, and accessories at low prices. The site is designed for you to have your own store and is free to set up. A fun thing for teenagers, too!

 

Finances

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The most popular online payment service in use today. They are the fastest and safest way to send money, make an online payment, receive money or set up a merchant account. A must-have service!

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This is an online currency converter that calculates foreign exchange rates in real time. It’s free and it’s accurate!

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Gets a commission from online stores when you make a purchase, but instead of keeping it, they share it with you. Just start shopping online & when you make an eligible purchase, you earn cash back. Simple!

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This app is investing, simplified. Instead of relying on a black box to invest your money, you can learn how to invest yourself. Stash gives you the tools and tips you need to build a portfolio that reflects who you are!

 

Stay Informed

 

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A nonprofit organization devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. Talks cover diverse topics that range from science to business to global issues. More than 100 languages!

 

 

Language Learning & Teaching

 

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A company that pays you to teach English online, 24/7. On the flip side, students can learn English online with native-speaking teachers. Take a placement test when you sign up for a 30-day trial for $1! If you’re feeling generous, please include my name on the application as the person who referred you. Thanks!

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The world’s best language-learning software. Learn to speak a new language from the comforts of your own computer. Try a free demo today!

 

Communications

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A software that enables millions of individuals and businesses to make free video chats and group calls, send instant messages, and share files with other people.

Blog

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One of the largest and most trusted web hosting services powering millions of websites. Read how to start a blog here.

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The easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system in existence today.

themeforest-logoAn online site where one can buy and sell website design themes that are compatible with WordPress.

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An online marketing tool that sends beautiful emails, connects your online store, advertises, and builds your brand.

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Save time by managing all of your social media marketing efforts from a single dashboard.

 

Blog Clubs and Awards

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Explore their reader ranked & human edited directory of 5000+ mommy blogs. Get your blog ranked!

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A site that helps connect you with other travelers and allows you to track the number of days you’ve traveled. Join now!

 

Social Media

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A social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

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A free video sharing website where you can watch free videos and upload your own videos to share with others.

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An interest-based social network similar to Facebook and Twitter, but much more.

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Allows users to visually share, and discover new interests by pinning images or videos to their boards & browsing what others have pinned.

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An app made for sharing photos and videos from a smartphone. Accounts can also be connected to other social profiles for sharing.

 

Safe Travels!

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