General Travel Planning

Resources from Book OceanNomad


What’s in my eco travel kit?

Pack for a purpose Use available space in your luggage to provide supplies to communities you visit

Numbeo Largest database on cost of living in different places around the world

Finding Travel Buddies

Finding Accommodation

Check,, Wooffing , Trusted HouseSitters to find free or work/exchange accommodation.

Best: Ask around locally! 2n best. Check these websites that have large database of places to stay.

Homestay Stay with locals

Trivago Compares multiple booking sites for the best deal Homestays Homestay accommodation collected by has a huge database of places to stay around the world

Hostelworld Most comprehensive hostel booking website.

AIRBNB Rent a room or home from a local (<- with 35 euro discount if it’s your first booking)

Flipkey Huge database of holiday rentals around the world. Linked to tripadvisor.

Atraveo More than 20.000 holiday houses to choose from in Europe

HomeAway Another big database of rental holiday houses around the world (popular in both Caribbean and Europe)

Perfectplaces Holiday rentals around the world from supercheap to unique and expensive

ElizaWasHere (Dutch!) Unique holiday housing, packages and deals

AIRBNB Rent a room or home from a local (with 30euro discount if it’s your first booking)

Finding Transport

The best: find another boat!

BusTransport: Flixbus!

Flight search tools

Rome2Rio, and, are helpful tools to find out the existing flights connections.

My next favourite flightsearch tools:  Google Flight Search, and Skyscanner Search a cheap flight to anywhere!

Hopper Low fare scorer

Skyscanner To compare and pick the right flight.

Momondo Another flight comparison website with different search options then Skyscanner

Cheapflights Finds you a cheap flight ;)

Corendon has good flight deals as well as flight & accommodation bundels.

Thomas Cook Airlines has good deals during the season.

Check out XL airlines. A fellow crew member found a Martinique-Paris flight for just €200, just two weeks in advance.

Tips on flying with the least impact on the environment

Carribean Travel

10 Caribbean Budget travel and accommodation tips 

Europe Travel

Hostel Recommendations for Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

Homelidays has the most extensive database of rental houses in Spain

On you can reserve a seat in someone’s car. Works particularly well in France, Spain, and Portugal.

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