Travel topics

This directory of travel topics on Wikivoyage lists articles either about a specific topic that is too large or detailed to go in a specific travel guide destination page, or travel tips that are so general that they apply to many destinations and don't need to be in each specific travel guide. Click on the  to see full list of articles on a topic


Accommodation is a concern of every traveler, whether looking for a place to pitch a tent or a luxury suite in a fancy resort. Booking accommodation, dealing with the vast array of accommodation options, and considering alternative lodging options are all issues that travelers face. more...



See what festivals and events are scheduled, whether they be music, sport or any other topic. Find out when and where they will be happening. more...

Calendar of events and festivals


Many travelers seek out destinations that are particularly suited to specific activities, such as scuba diving or rock climbing. Some of these travel activities require specific gear, training, or planning to pursue, while others may be as simple as slipping into a warm spring to enjoy the soothing waters. more...



Health is an issue that affects all travellers, especially to off-the-beaten-path destinations. General common-sense rules apply to all travel. Consult with your doctor beforehand if you have preexisting conditions, verify what insurance coverage you have when away from home, carry a sufficient supply of any medications, and bring copies of your prescriptions in case of loss. more...

Stay healthy


What to buy and where to buy it. Tips on duty free shopping. Purchases from beads to diamond rings. more...                                      



Why not try some local specialties when travelling? Check out our guides to regional delights such as Bavarian cuisine and different kinds of coffee. more...                                              



Find out what sports you can do and where to do them. Whether it is golf in Thailand or scuba diving in South Africa, find the best facilities or the ideal weather. Learn what equipment you need and where to buy or hire. more...



Have you packed everything? Got all the paperwork sorted for your trip. Information on visas, passport and entry requirement for counties. Get ready for your trip. more...


Cultural attractions

Looking for that next travel destination based on a parting topic such as archaeological sites or drink. more...                                        

Cultural attractions


The world has over 5,000 different languages, including over 20 with 50 million or more speakers. Travel can bring you into contact with any of these. more...


Natural wonders

Where to find hot springs, national parks, flora and fauna, and other delights of nature. Find out where to go to see the best waterfalls or learn about exploring volcanoes. Or maybe you are interested in visiting United Kingdom National Parks. more...

Natural attractions

Reasons to travel

Travelling on business, retiring abroad, studying abroad, your honeymoon and other reasons. more...                                            

Reasons to travel


There are many things that you can do to ensure that you stay safe while traveling. Wikivoyage articles have a "Stay safe" section with location specific advice. These articles covers general advice that applies to many destinations. more...

Stay safe


Many topics including budget travel and time zones, gay and lesbian travel, details on electrical systems. more...                                


Travelling with children

Travelling as a family allows experiences to be shared. It can add interest to family time together away from the pressures of work and education. You can gain different perspectives on places when travelling in a group with children. It is often easier to get to meet local people, people can be friendlier, and when picking educational experiences for children you often learn something yourself. more...

Travelling with children


How to earn an income while travelling, tips on volunteer work and travel writing. more...                                                                  



Transportation is a concern of every traveler, whether he is planning how to reach a destination or trying to hail a taxi. Numerous transportation options exist, ranging from one-way trips in a first-class jet to budget accommodation on a freighter. more...


Driving and road travel

Driving advice for the winter and offroad as well as tips on specific counties. Paperwork and information on renting a car. more...              


Travelling by water

From boats to cruise liners. Also ferries in a number of regions, and how to work your way to a destination on a yacht. more...                                  

Boat travel

Air travel

Fundamentals and tips on flying. General advice for at the airport and details on specific carriers. more...                                              



Region related topics such as African National Parks, diving in South Africa and rail travel in Africa.                                                                    

Topics in Africa


Festivals, golf and many more topics in Asia. From skiing in Lebanon to meditation in Thailand.                                                    

Topics in Asia


Topics related to counties and regions of Europe. Whether it is rail travel in Europe or Painted Monasteries in Romania there is plenty to read about the region.

Topics in Europe

North America

Interested in going across Canada by bicycle or scuba diving in the British Virgin Islands? Maybe explore Colorado's Wine Country or Ohio Museums.

Topics in North America


Things to do and see in Australia and New Zealand, from renting a motorhome in New Zealand to winter sports in Australia.                                    

Topics in Oceania

South America

How about a holiday golfing in Argentina or salsa dancing in Latin America.                                                                                        

Topics in South America

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