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. Full list at Travel topics index. Click on the  to see full list of articles on a topic


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Every traveler needs to find somewhere to lay their head, whether it's a place to pitch a tent or a luxury suite in a fancy resort. There's a vast array of accommodation options to choose from, and you have to decide whether to book ahead or look for accommodation after you arrive at the destination. more...


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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.


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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...


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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...


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

Food and drink

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Why not try some local specialties when travelling? Check out Wikivoyage's 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 Australia 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...


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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

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


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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

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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...

Reasons to travel

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


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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...


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

Travelling with children

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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...


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


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Travel and transportation by land, sea or air go hand in hand, unless the trip is short enough to do by walking. There's lots of options, from crossing oceans and continents by freighter ship or first class in a jet plane, or just getting around town in a taxi or on a bike. more...


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Internet access, telephone topics such as List of country calling codes and Internet telephony as well as app advice more...              

Travelling by water

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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...                                  


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While very few can go to space, everyone with good eyes can see it for free, do amateur astronomy from anywhere on Earth's surface, or visit spaceflight sites. Suitable for space tourists and enthusiasts. more...                                              

Air travel

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


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Region related topics such as African National Parks, diving in South Africa and Ancient Egypt.                                                                    


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


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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.

North America

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Interested in Rail travel in Canada or scuba diving in the British Virgin Islands? Maybe explore Colorado's Wine Country. Not to mention rafting on the Rio Grande in Jamaica.


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

South America

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

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