Accommodation is a big expense when traveling – probably the biggest! Want to lower your accommodation costs when you travel? Try housesitting! Dalene and Pete are expert housesitters and share their trips and tricks to help you secure free accommodation all around the world.
For many, food a never-ending source of wonder. When it comes to eating abroad, however, are some valid concerns. How do you eat safely, without getting sick? What do you need to pack before you go that helps you on your tasty travels? And what do you need to know to build out an itinerary based around food? In this interview, Jodi explains just how to be a foodie abroad.
Despite the sorry state of the US dollar, the world is still filled with great and cheap places where the US dollar can go far. In fact, there are places in the world where the dollar has actually risen in value over the last few years. In this post, I show you where to go to maximize your budget and get the most out of every dollar!
Wondering how to live and eat for free abroad? Enter WWOOFing. WWOOFing lets you find farms all around the world that need a helping hand. In exchange for your work, you get free room and board, letting you keep your costs down as you soak up a new country!
Even with the falling euro, traveling around Europe can still be fairly expensive. However, weaker currencies, the rise of the sharing economy, new bus options, and lots of new budget airlines make getting around Europe quite affordable. Here are 7 ways to criss-cross the continent without breaking the budget.
This is a guest post by Maneesh Sethi of Hack the System. Like me, Maneesh is a “travel hacker,” and he recently tried to get back into hotels after hosteling for years. I thought his conclusions made for a story worth sharing here. It seemed like a dream vacation: a free three-week, all-expenses-paid trip to […]