Articles Tagged ‘Budget Travel’

Travel Like a Local: Be a $5 Culture Vulture

Travel Like a Local: Be a $5 Culture Vulture October 19, 2010 | Featured, Local Insight | Read More
Travelling is expensive. We know this, and we feel your pain. That’s why, for this week’s Local Expert Challenge, we asked our eyes and ears on the ground to tell us about cultural attractions in their destinations that a) had an entrance fee under $5 and b) were not free. Needless to say,...

Travelers Rally Against Hidden Airline Fees

Travelers Rally Against Hidden Airline Fees September 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Have you ever been mad as hell about travel? If so, it’s more than likely been over travel fees that you were probably unaware of until the last minute. This is often in the form of taxes or other ludicrous fees that are often tacked on just before you buy your ticket, or sometimes even after....

Friday Siteseeing: Best Hotel Bars, Cheapest Cities, A Fox is Freed, Wearable Blanket Night

Friday Siteseeing: Best Hotel Bars, Cheapest Cities, A Fox is Freed, Wearable Blanket Night April 23, 2010 | Around the Web | Read More
Happy Friday! Here’s where I would normally comment on how amazed I am that it is already so late in April, and isn’t the weather gorgeous, etc. etc. Luckily for you, I am a far more sophisticated blogger than that, so we’ll just jump right in to some of the weird, wacky, fascinating,...

CNN Asks: How Far Can You Stretch Your $10 Around the World?

CNN Asks: How Far Can You Stretch Your $10 Around the World? April 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
CNN released an informal study earlier this month giving some interesting figures on what $10 will buy you around the world. The news service asked its net-based community of iReporters to go out around their local areas and see what they could get for a Hamilton (or, you know, the equivalent cultural...

Get Hitched on a Boat and Save a Bundle: Cruise Ship Weddings

Get Hitched on a Boat and Save a Bundle: Cruise Ship Weddings April 16, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Cruise ships aren’t just for vacations anymore. Lately, many couples are using cruise ships as a cost-effective and romantic place to get married. Cruise ship weddings offer an alternative to costly “destination” weddings that, for many people, are unrealistic in this economy, while...

American Motels Upgrade to Budget Chic

American Motels Upgrade to Budget Chic March 31, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
“Budget” doesn’t have to equal “basic.” Just ask the guests at any updated Holiday Inn. Call it the IKEA-ization of American chain motels. A growing number of the nation’s biggest economy lodgers, including Super 8, Motel 6 and Red Roof Inn, are investing in spiffy...

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...

Cheap Eats: San Francisco Holes in the Wall

Cheap Eats: San Francisco Holes in the Wall February 15, 2010 | Food Lovers, San Francisco | Read More
If you’re in San Francisco on a serious budget but still want to eat well, you’re in luck. This city boasts some choice holes in the wall. Take Yamo for instance. The true definition of a hole in the wall, this teeny Burmese restaurant has only a counter and bar stools. A couple of women...

Friday Link Love: Save Money for Travel, Book Lovers, Wicker Park and More

Friday Link Love: Save Money for Travel, Book Lovers, Wicker Park and More July 31, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
Another week, another round of interesting travel links: Thinking about going on an extended trip? Check out Dan’s Five Ways to Increase Your Travel Fund or BootsnAll Travel’s 28 Ways to Save Money for Traveling. Literary nerd? USA Today posted a cool story on 10 Great Places to See Through...

Friday Link Love: 4th of July Edition

Friday Link Love: 4th of July Edition July 3, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
Budget Travel tells you how to get that perfect 4th of July shot in Fireworks Photography in 5 Easy Steps Whose list is better? HotelClub’s 10 Great Places to See Fireworks on the 4th of July or Away.com’s Top 10 4th of July Celebrations. DealBase.com take it a step further with Best 4th...