budget travel

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

Ben W2 years ago
Choosing the Right Travel Backpack for You
You have the money, you have the time, and you have some destinations in mind: you’re ready to live the nomadic lifestyle for a while and travel the world. This may be your dream life but the question...
Emily Holland2 years ago
Top 5 Domestic Travel Hacks
Some of you might think that there’s nothing to traveling across the country. But because of airline regulations and strict security measures, there’s a lot more to planning a domestic trip. If you wa...
Joel Carr2 years ago
Moscow Muled
My older brother Tomas, a keen enthusiast of Russian literature suggested one evening that we go to Russia on holiday. At the time I certainly felt I needed a break and maybe Mother Russia was the tri...
Kristin Hicks2 years ago
Colonial Williamsburg
When you think of the Revolutionary War and the colonies fight for freedom, what cities come to your mind? Most people go straight to Philadelphia, Boston, and even New York City. However, hidden on t...
Roger Wells2 years ago
The Sweet Pain of Leaving
Ever since I was a child in the 1950's, standing on the wharf of Melbourne pier to board the immense ship that was to take us to Europe, I have never recovered from the excitement of embarkation. Of l...
Maggie Harris2 years ago
Bribing Border Guards and Smuggling Human Remains
Late last year I took a little trip to South America. Why South America, you might ask. Well, quite simply, because someone said to me "what about South America?" And so it was decided. Due to a serie...
Jordan Davies2 years ago
Maximize Your Personal Freedom
For many, freedom is the ultimate goal in life. The highest aim. The freedom to explore, to make our own choices, to push the boundaries. To be, who we know in our heart of hearts, we can be, if only ...
Ben W2 years ago
A Weekend in Santa Marta
Santa Marta is an undiscovered gem of a city located on the northeastern tip of Atlantic coast of Colombia. I say that it’s an ‘undiscovered gem’ because it usually flies under the radar when compared...
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Imogen Kars2 years ago
For the Love of Tagine
Welcome to the blue city. There is a four-year-old child clinging to his cat on the steps of his home. The blue tunnels feel like underwater caves and you almost expect sharks and dolphins to weave be...
Teri Saya2 years ago
Road Trip Breadcrumbs
This story begins on a California highway in a rented camper. Six college friends near the end of their summer vacation are on a road trip before the next semester begins. They have been stopping alon...
Rebecca Van Riel2 years ago
My Favorite (and Not Too Touristy) Spots in Paris*
Did you know French (mostly Parisian) people call Paris Paname, when they are talking about it as an exotic place? Well, Paris is an exotic place, especially if you've never been there, you probably r...
Ben W2 years ago
The Last Full Measure
This past weekend, I was able to visit Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the site of the most notable battle of the American Civil War, and one of the biggest battles in American military history. The battle ...
Annie Kiely2 years ago
What Can I Bring in My Carry-On?
Your carry-on is one of the most important and strategic parts of planning if you'll be sitting on a long flight. Packing your carry-on bag may be something you leave to the last-minute while travelin...
John Roberts2 years ago
A Cruise on Brand New Viking Sky
By John Roberts InTheLoopTravel.com Viking Ocean Cruises launched its first ship in 2015 and now has three vessels: Viking Sky, Viking Sea and Viking Star. Also, Viking Sun is coming in 2017, and the ...
Joe Russell2 years ago
Traveling Earth
World Journeys
How to Find the Best Budget Travel Deals
To some, travel may appear to be an expensive excursion, the sort of thing that rich people do when they grow bored of monotony, but the simple truth is that budget travel deals are happening all the ...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things
Everyone has heard of the tale of old Ebenezer Scrooge—a man who had all the money he could count, but never actually left his office long enough to enjoy it. Though Scrooge himself never existed, his...
Larry Romulus2 years ago
Places You Can Visit for Under $25 a Day
Vacations can be incredibly expensive; it may seem impossible to find a place to visit where you won't need to spend any more than $25. The image one conjures when you think of cheap vacations is usua...