Dear fabulous reader, I was in the shower (where I do some of my best thinking), pondering all the political fighting and social media outrage that seems to happen every week. Well, ok every day!! Each day, people yell into the echo chamber. I don’t know about you, but I have slight “outrage fatigue.” I […]
The Philippines is one of the most incredible budget travel destinations, due to its perfect white-sand beaches, enchanting seas, mesmerizing sunsets, friendly locals, and relaxed, tropical vibes. Guest poster Will Hatton tells us how to visit the Philippines on a budget!
I love Australia. It’s one of my favorite countries in the world. I’ve been going for over a decade and have crossed the country more times than I’ve criss-crossed my own. I’ve stayed in countless hostels throught Australia and, today, want to share some of my favorites. Base St. Kilda (Melbourne) Base is like the […]
Australia is one of the most remote countries in the world and, ironically, one of the most popular places to visit, especially among backpackers and budget travelers. Because of its distance from the US, not many Americans tend to visit Australia. The flights are long and expensive, and when you only have a few weeks […]
Heather is the winner of last year’s round the world contest. I touched based with Heather again recently to talk about her trip in South America so far, and whether or not she has stuck to her travel budget!
Iceland: the land of sheep, northern lights, volcanoes with unpronounceable names (try Eyjafjallajökull), and crazy high prices. It’s supposedly one of the least budget-friendly countries in the world — which made visiting even more appealing to me. I always view expensive countries as a challenge. Figuring out how to visit an expensive country on the cheap is […]