As frequent travelers, we are often asked for recommendations.  Below are descriptions of our favorite travel products and services along with links to their websites. Please note: If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a small commission (at no extra cost to you!).


Protect your investment with travel insurance and be covered in the event of delays, cancellations or medical emergencies. Empty Nesters Hits The Road uses World Nomads when we travel.

Web Hosting

Want to start a blog of your own? The first step is to select your web hosting company. Bluehost powers 2 millions websites around the world including Empty Nesters Hit The Road.

Travel Guides

Looking to purchase a print or digital travel guide for your next destination? Lonely Planet offers thorough guides for countries and cities all over the world.

Viator Tours

Whether you're looking to purchase skip-the-line tickets in New York, a food tour in Barcelona, or a multi-day guided tour of Los Angeles, Viator has you covered. This comprehensive website offers thousands of options in hundreds of cities all over the world.



Need to book a hotel? is the world's number one choice for accommodation. Offering everything from hostels to five star resorts, there is something for everyone on this easy to use booking website.


I'm often asked what camera I prefer when traveling. The answer is the Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless camera. This is the best selling camera in the world and for good reason--it's lightweight, easy to use, and takes excellent photos.

VPN Service

Travlers frequently sign on to WiFi that puts their private data at risk. A VPN service provides an extra level of security. Express VPN provides this level of protection in 94 countries across multiple devices for one low price.

Get Your Guide Tours

Get Your Guide specializes in European tours including short walking tours of the great cities to expert led tours of some of the world's best museums. The selection is impressive and will keep any traveler busy for weeks.