budget travel

If you budget wisely, your travel funds can go a long way, though not as far as you.

4 AM in Yellowstone National Park
4:00 AM, in the serenity of Grant Campground, Yellowstone National Park, my iPhone started blaring its alarm tone. My eyes shot open and I began patting down all my pockets in a desperate attempt to f...
Kody Allen2 years ago
Why Traveling Is Important for Both the Body and the Soul
Even at the young age of 19, I now find myself as what many would describe as a seasoned traveler. I have been to 15 countries, three continents, and most of the 50 states, and I plan to at least step...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Day at Old Sturbridge Village
I have not been to Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, MA since I was six or seven, which is going on 15 or 16 years ago. Today, it was open for free as part of the state’s “Free Fridays” program, s...
Eli Sooker2 years ago
Why Travel is For Everyone: Anyone Can Travel
Now, I don’t know what it’s like where you come from. This might vary around the world. But in my country, especially the lower socioeconomic region I come from, travel is too often viewed as a privil...
Drew Lewis2 years ago
Luxury Within Reach
I get asked all the time how I am able to travel as much as I do. By the end of 2017, it will have seen me in Thailand, Washington DC, Atlanta, and Curacao, and possibly one other destination with all...
Maryann Virack2 years ago
Senior Single Female Alone in Iceland
My solo travels have mostly taken me throughout North America; but this last trip stretched my independence and my endurance. I was originally intrigued when several months ago I saw an online mention...
Jessica Herring2 years ago
How to Travel on a Budget
Whether you want to go across the country or somewhere only an hour or two away, it can be very pricey to travel. You should not hold yourself back because of the costs associated with traveling. It i...
Rosalyn Grams2 years ago
Scotland: Walk Coast to Coast
Did you know that you can travel across Scotland, from West Coast to East Coast by walking or kayaking the total length of the man-made Forth and Clyde Canal? – no roads required!
Chris Randall2 years ago
The Train to Pozo del Tigre
It always surprises me just how different people and their lives are when you travel around the world. Every place is different; every group of people live different lives. This brings to mind the tim...
Dora Bona2 years ago
4 Weeks Travelling in Australia on a Budget
When travellers choose Australia as a holiday destination, they soon find that it’s a vast country. To see and do as much as possible, it’s important to figure out a reasonable budget and itinerary. B...
Renee Blodgett2 years ago
Stay in a Yurt in the Catskills
Glamping isn't the kind of thing you think about in upstate New York and I wouldn't have thought yurt living was even an option until I recently discovered a place to lay your head at night in a yurt,...
Adam White2 years ago
I Was Never Meant to Go Traveling.
I was never meant to go traveling. I was happy. Contented. Sat in my home in rural England where 95% of the population called themselves white British. I didn’t see culture and I didn’t need it. A rec...
How To Travel the World on a Budget
Most people will tell you that traveling the world is supposed to be an expensive venture. It's supposed to be one of those things that only can happen to trust fund kids and similar. But, if you look...
Mountain Sage2 years ago
Before I arrived in Japan, I thought that I would not need a car in Japan. I was tough. Japan had trains as well. I felt I could bike everywhere. When I arrived in the town though after one week of li...
Aaron Herlocker2 years ago
Why I Sold Everything I Owned To Move To a Foreign Country, And How It Changed My Life
That's exactly what I did. First, let me explain how life led me to that decision to fly into the unknown. Maybe it will inspire you to do something similar, and it may change your life forever. At th...
Joanna White2 years ago
Top Ten Castles To Visit
Where do you see yourself wanting to travel to on vacation? Perhaps you want to go to a nice hotel and resort, or visit different tourist attractions. Maybe you even want to go see Disneyworld, or tra...
Tomás Brandão2 years ago
Solo Traveling Through Amsterdam
Recently I've had the pleasure and the chance to visit a unique and wonderful city, none other than the capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam. Since I'm currently living in Arnhem, a city in the ...
Marlene Affeld2 years ago
Extreme Outdoor State Of Georgia Adventures
The tribal people of the Cherokee Indian Nation that once lived in the area called the North Georgia Mountains “Sah-ka-na’-ga” or the “Great Blue Hills of God.” An integral part of the Blue Ridge Mountain chain that stretches from Georgia northward to Pennsylvania, the North Georgia Mountains offer unsurpassed beauty, serenity, and solitude.