With all the tricks out there about how to make travel affordable, I am a firm believer in the idea that travel is as expensive as one makes it. Airfare can be reduced by simply knowing the best time to book, when to fly and how to search for trips. Wallet-cringing hotels can be swapped… [Read More]
When in Rome… or Manila, Prague, Sydney, Vancouver, Jakarta, Mendoza, Florida, and so on…eating and drinking is a major part of your travel experience. Cultural immersion is absolutely founded upon what you sample and what you sip. More than seeking recommendations for wining and dining– let’s take a look at it literally: “How do… [Read More]
In the past, I’ve often written about the ways to save on flights since airfare will usually prove the most expensive part of a trip. Travel is as expensive as we make it–from the accommodations we choose to the food we eat–and is customizable to our budgets and tastes. Beyond the flights, here are tricks for saving money on travel and stretching your dollars far so you can stay on the road longer.
If I had to give a name to my financial nemesis that name would be Rite Aid–-that chain of easily accessible, convenient stores located on every other corner of New York City. Each time I step into a Rite Aid currency takes on a different meaning since $5 spent on an impulsive purchase isn’t nearly as impractical… [Read More]
As someone with an insatiable appetite for wanderlust, my heart is constantly swooning over destinations to visit. Be it the exotic backdrop of Vietnam or the balmy nights and passion of Spain, each time I add a new pin to my map I can hardly wait to plan my next trip and commence day… [Read More]
As a twenty-something year old living in New York City and lacking any sort of bottomless trust fund, travel used to seem like an unattainable luxury. While visions of balmy nights in Buenos Aires or volunteering with elephants in Thailand would dance across my mind, the reality of airfare kept me grounded (literally) and stuck day-dreaming. While… [Read More]