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Copenhagen: Go Budget Trendy in the Danish Capital

Copenhagen: Go Budget Trendy in the Danish Capital February 23, 2010 | Budget, Copenhagen | Read More
Forget everything you’ve ever heard about Copenhagen being expensive, and ditch along with it all those notions about budget travel being low-brow. Copenhagen’s latest facelift has brought all the great Danish qualities of smart design and functionalism to the masses. Copenhagen is now a...

Budget Beijing: 5 Tips to Make Your Money Last

Budget Beijing: 5 Tips to Make Your Money Last November 11, 2009 | Beijing, Budget | Read More
Beijing is now seen as a luxury destination, with all the ‘bling’ of its urban and social renewal created for the Olympics. However, the old-world charm and budget fun is still there – you just need to know where to look. Here are five reasons why Beijing is great for a budget holiday full...

Half Dome at Half Price

Half Dome at Half Price October 21, 2009 | Budget, Yosemite | Read More
For good reasons, climbing to the summit of Yosemite’s Half Dome is on the must-do list of many outdoor adventurers.  For most people, this is not a challenge to be taken on casually – but neither does it need to be a complicated, pricey expedition to Everest.  Here are some ideas on how to do...

Adventure Travel on a Budget

Adventure Travel on a Budget October 20, 2009 | Active/Outdoors, Budget | Read More
Editor’s Note: We’re excited to share a guest post from adventure travel enthusiast Kraig Becker. Kraig writes for The Adventure Blog and Gadling.com, covering adventure travel and outdoor adventures from around the globe. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast who has trekked the Sahara, snorkeled...

Eat, Drink, and Travel Merrily – Tips from the BrokeAss Gourmet!

Eat, Drink, and Travel Merrily – Tips from the BrokeAss Gourmet! September 22, 2009 | Budget, Food Lovers | Read More
Editor’s Note: While we all wish we had unlimited funding for culinary creations whilst traveling, here at NileGuide we are constantly searching for new and creative ways to conserve our hard earned travel dollars. We asked Gabi Moskowitz of BrokeAss Gourmet to share a few thoughts on how to save...

Rio on the Cheap: Whatever Your Budget, You’ll Be Sure to Have a Blast!

Rio on the Cheap: Whatever Your Budget, You’ll Be Sure to Have a Blast! June 5, 2009 | Budget, Rio de Janeiro | Read More
If you’re looking for a cheap holiday in Rio, it pays to be flexible in terms of when you want to visit. While Rio carnival and New Year in Rio are undeniably exciting, they’re also the most expensive times of year to visit – many hotels and hostels raise their prices by up to four...

A Local’s Day in Aspen: A Budget Trip That’s Rich in Experience

A Local’s Day in Aspen: A Budget Trip That’s Rich in Experience April 28, 2009 | Budget, Colorado | Read More
Aspen is awash in good energy after extending its ski season until April 26th, courtesy of an unusually late April blizzard that dropped mammoth amounts of powder on the hills. With temperatures back into the 60s and 70s, the spring skiing couldn’t have been better! One of the advantages of having...

Recession Eats: Bargain Bites in San Francisco

Recession Eats: Bargain Bites in San Francisco February 23, 2009 | Budget, Food Lovers, San Francisco | Read More
In 1942, MFK Fisher, one of America’s great food writers, wrote about eating during the Great Depression in her book “How to Cook a Wolf” in which she talks about eating, among other things, what is essentially dish water. Is that what we must resort to during these tough times? Let’s...

Plan Your Trip, Save Some Green

Plan Your Trip, Save Some Green December 18, 2008 | Budget, Eco-Travel, Travel Tips | Read More
There’s lots of talk these days about the costs of travel, both financial and environmental. We’ve all watched as the price of oil has see-sawed up and down, wreaking havoc on road trip plans, airline fuel surcharges, and the like. Similarly, for those of us that care about the future of...

Top 5 Destinations to Visit During a Recession

Top 5 Destinations to Visit During a Recession December 8, 2008 | Around the World, Budget, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It’s official: the US is in a recession.  Last month TIME posted a story on the 5 best places to travel during a recession.  The staff at TIME is spot on; consumers need a vacation from all of the talk of the impending doom.  And what better place to travel than where you get more bang for your...
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