I really love Washington D.C. There are people from all over the world, making the city very eclectic, diverse, and a foodie’s dream. But Washington DC is not a cheap city. Meals, hotels, transportation, parking—they all add up to a lot of money. Luckily, there are many great free things to do in the city for the budget traveler.
Over the years, hitchhiking has developed a bad reputation, mostly thanks to the media. It is actually a rather safe way to explore – including in America! If you’ve always dreamed of hitchhiking but are unsure of how to do it, where to begin, and how to stay safe, these tips will get you started!
Updated: 07/10/18 | July 10th, 2018 Is it possible to travel around Bermuda on a budget? When I was 12, my father took my sister and me to Bermuda to surprise my mom, who was there on a cruise with my grandmother. We spent four days sweltering in the heat, swimming at the beach, and […]
Updated: 03/02/2018 | March 2nd, 2018 As a kid, my family went on the obligatory road trips around the United States, but we never went far from the East Coast. We’d drive down to Florida to see my grandparents, into Pennsylvania, or up around New England. The only time I’d been west of the Mississippi […]
Updated: 01/28/2018 | January 28th, 2018 The American West is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen, and within it lies one of the world’s greatest wonders: the Grand Canyon. Of the national park’s 6.25 million annual visitors, 99% go to the Grand Canyon for less than four hours and only spend 20 […]
The majority of Americans don’t own a passport, even though traveling has never been easier. In this post, I explain three reasons why I think Americans don’t travel and why I’m optimistic that this will change.