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!
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 […]
No matter how cheap we want to be, travel requires some money. There’s no way to avoid that, so in order to save for our trips, we need to cut our expenses. Here are some simple and creative ways to cut your expenses, make money, and get on the road sooner!
You never know what might happen on the road. Stepping out your door into the unknown is what makes travel so exciting. Each day brings endless possibility, but that possibility is for both good and bad. What can you do to mitigate those unfortunate possibilities? Be prepared!
Taking a few months off from work in pursuit of adventure is not always feasible, even for those with the best of intentions. But even if I won’t find you backpacking Cambodia for three months or walking the Camino de Santiago, here are 8 budget ways to travel and explore even if you are cash-strapped and/or time-poor.