All the companies, websites and apps listed below are the exact ones we use for booking travel, have helped us to save money and have helped us to build the Wanderwalkers Youtube channel and blog. We highly recommend every single one of them and that’s why they are listed below. We would never promote a product or brand we don’t believe in. These are the best resources out there and we have compiled them all here on one page so they can help you too. We hope to continue to add more of our favourite brands, and even gear, to this list in the future.
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Our favourite international hotel chain is Accor Hotels. Accor hotels can be found worldwide and have a brand for everybody, from the budget-friendly Ibis to luxury five-star resorts. We have stayed in plenty of Accor Hotels around the world, including Sydney, Paris, Singapore, Berlin, Mexico City and more. Book your next Accor hotel here.
This website and app will help you get from point A to point B. Enter your departure and arrival destinations and it will give you all the options available, car, bus, train, plane, and ferry routes. It also tells you how much it will cost. We used this to get from London to Paris by bus, Hiroshima to Miyajima, Merida to Playa Del Carmen and more. Visit Rome2Rio here.
Rentalcars.com is the only website we go to when we want to rent a car. They are the biggest online rental car service and always have the best deals and offers available. Available in over 160 countries you will find a rental car at a great price. We have used this site to rent cars in Australia, Croatia, Iceland, and Canada. Book your next car here.
Blogging & Youtube Resources
Dreamhost is the web hosting company we use for this website wanderwalkers.com. Dreamhost offer great speeds, a free domain and privacy, have won multipe awards and are even officially recommended by WordPress. The cost for webhosting and domains are fair and reasonable for their reliablity and functionality. Purchase webhosting with Dreamhost and save $50.
We built this website with wordpress.org and ran into countless issues. Luckily, we have been able to fix every problem using wpbeginner.com. This website is a life-saver. Any issue you have with WordPress, wpbeginner.com has an article or video tutorial about it. We can’t recommend this website highly enough. Visit wpbeginner.com here.
The best resource on the internet for starting a blog or website, creating content, marketing and monetising your blog. Problogger has helped us with our blog since the first day we started. There are countless articles and podcast episodes all dedicated to helping you create a successful blog. Visit Problogger.com here.
Tubebuddy is the best extension tool to help you grow your Youtube channel. We have used this app since 2017 to understand who our audience is. Our favourite feature is the tag explorer which helps us to find highly searched tags so our videos can be easily found. Visit and install Tubebuddy here.
Using royalty free music is very important for us as video creators to avoid copyright claims on YouTube. We pay a monthly subscribtion for Musicbed for sounds due to the large library of high quality music we can choose from for all types of videos. You can start a one month free trial with Musicbed here.
Going Green Resources
Biome is our favourite online eco-friendly store. All the products they stock are zero waste, cruelty free, ethical and toxin free. You can purchase almost anything, ranging from clothing to bathroom products, food, books, bed linen and much more. Purchase your next eco-friendly product from Biome here.
Seed & Sprout is a great business focused on sustainability through the reduction and over reliance of single-use plastics, particularly in the home. The focus of Seed & Sprout is on things like lunchboxes, storage containers, cleaning products and food savers. Check out Seed & Sprout’s website here.
Money & Finance Resources
Stake is a desktop and mobile trading app that has made it much easier and cheaper for Australians to invest in US markets. There are more than 3000 US stocks and ETFs to invest in, incuding the likes of Google, Facebook, Tesla and Amazon. With $0 brokerage fees Stake is an affordable way to grow and diversify your portfolio. Signup to Stake for free and try it out for yourself.
Cashrewards works in a similar way to how Shopback does. When we shop online we earn cashback. Cashrewards also allows you to earn cashback when you shop in store. There are hundreds of brands including Lacoste, Uniqlo, Microsoft, and Ebay. When we shop online we also use Cashrewards. Signup to Cashrewards and receive $10.