Even for the most methodical traveler, planning a trip is a descent into chaos. We look at Orbitz-type sites and inquire of frequent-flying friends, but when it comes time to click Make Your Reservation, we can be paralyzed by uncertainty. Still, there are a few principles culled from the fields of urban planning, engineering, and consumer research that might help you get moving.
Read more over at Wired. The travel package was nominated for a National Magazine Award.