Tag Archives: budget travel

Good Food for Cheap at Farmer’s Markets

antipasto plate from farmers market

Food can be an expensive part of any traveler’s budget, and while I like a splurge now and again, I’m also always on the lookout for ways to eat well cheaply.  Other than getting someone else to pick up the tab (just kidding!), one of the best ways to save on food is to pick […]

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FREE Sleeps at Luxurious Retreats Worldwide

home lit up in early evening time

Smart budget travelers are always looking for a way to save on the cost of accommodations.  Housing is big chunk of a travel budget, and scaling down the cost often means being able to travel more, for longer, and sometimes it’s a matter of being able to travel at all. Recently launched Trusted House Sitters […]

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How To Save Money on Your Vacation Food Budget

Food expenses are a major budget consideration when planning your vacation, and while you can’t eliminate the expense, there are lots of things you can do to keep it as low as possible.  Here are some ideas to keep in mind: Book accommodations that have a kitchen.  Whether it’s staying at a condo, an extended-stay […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]