Articles Tagged ‘budget’

Travel Like a Local: Lunch for 5 Bucks, Meat Pies in London and Sandwiches in Santiago

Travel Like a Local: Lunch for 5 Bucks, Meat Pies in London and Sandwiches in Santiago June 17, 2010 | Around the World, Local Insight | Read More
In our constant pursuit of specific, über-relevant on-the-ground travel advice, we’ve employed our worldwide network of Local Experts to guide you through new locales. In order to give you the most specific, überest-relevant, most on-the-groundest travel tips, we’re rolling out a series...

Expensive Taste: £21 Loaves of Bread, $99 Burgers, and $1000 Omelettes

Expensive Taste: £21 Loaves of Bread, $99 Burgers, and $1000 Omelettes June 14, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
£21 loaf strictly for the upper crust; you need plenty of dough to afford it; probably the best thing since sliced bread; to say it is a loaf fit for a king is no exaggeration. I think the Daily Mail milked all the puns for this story, which is too bad since I do love a good pun. In fact, you could...

Spirit to Charge Carry-On Baggage Fee, But No Lavatory Fee

Spirit to Charge Carry-On Baggage Fee, But No Lavatory Fee May 11, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Or, at least, that’s what they say now. Spirit Airlines is an “ultra low cost carrier” with the largest ULCC network in the Caribbean and Latin America. According to its website, their “approach liberates customers from being forced into paying for services they do not desire...

US Travelers May Find Cheaper Accommodation as Euro Drops

US Travelers May Find Cheaper Accommodation as Euro Drops April 26, 2010 | Europe, Travel News | Read More
Exchange rates are a tricky thing, since vacationers and holiday seekers don’t generally follow financial markets. In Europe, though, the instability of countries like Greece could mean good deals on hotels and airfare for visitors from other continents. Investors around the world have reduced...

Travel Like a Local: From London to the OC, featuring Woody Allen, Kangaroos, and Martinis

Travel Like a Local: From London to the OC, featuring Woody Allen, Kangaroos, and Martinis March 26, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
Another week, another seven days of insight from our merry band of Local Experts from all over the world! This week, we explore river-riding, old-world architecture, and martinis, while remaining aware of your pocketbook and your carbon footprint. Onwards, to Local Flavor! Erin, our Local Expert in London,...

Travel and Cell Phones: What Makes Sense for You?

Travel and Cell Phones: What Makes Sense for You? March 25, 2010 | Gear Guide, Travel Tips | Read More
More than just “a way to call people”, cell phones are more like an extension of your body.  Texting, checking email, googling things, and taking videos of fights on public transit are daily occurrences, and very important aspects of our lives. But when it comes to traveling with that phone,...

Where to Eat in Washington, DC: the Best Spots at Every Price

Where to Eat in Washington, DC: the Best Spots at Every Price December 28, 2009 | Food Lovers, Washington DC | Read More
Whether we like it or not, cost is often as important as quality when it comes to deciding on a restaurant. Most of us don’t have the luxury of eating wherever we want, whenever we want. Fortunately, DC has dining options to fit every budget – whether you’re on a shoestring or ready...

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...