Archive for 'On a shoestring'

How much does it cost to travel in Chile (and tips for traveling Chile on a shoestring)

Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by .

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We spent nearly four months in Chile and are sharing our travel expenses! Find out how much to expect for accommodation, food, transport and entertainment and how to save money on a visit to Chile!

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Five things to discover in New York that most tourists (and locals) never do

Posted on 11. Sep, 2013 by .

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There is so much more to New York than even some locals realize! Here are our top five ways to get off the beaten path to discover things that make New York City really tick!

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How much does it cost to travel in Uruguay?

Posted on 21. Jul, 2013 by .

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The answer is – more than you would think. This is our very exact, to the penny breakdown of two weeks traveling through Montevideo, Colonia del Sacramento and the beaches.

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Housesitting in New York, a dream come true

Posted on 02. Jul, 2013 by .

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We may have saved thousands on accommodation costs, but that’s not what made our Brooklyn housesit such a dream. In this post we give an overview of the exciting things we were able to cram in to two months and what the true gift of this particular housesitting experience was for the two of us.

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UK Travel: The best ways of transport around England

Posted on 18. Nov, 2012 by .

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For most travelers, a visit to England might actually mean a visit to London and a few surrounding stops, but it is travel beyond the capital that provides the quintessentially English experience!

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Singapore on a shoestring

Posted on 31. Jul, 2012 by .

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Don’t let rumors of high prices in Singapore put you off a visit there. With a bit of planning, a trip to Singapore on a shoestring is easy, and this incredible city just shouldn’t be missed!

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Tuscany on a Shoestring – Yes, it’s possible!

Posted on 12. Aug, 2011 by .

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The costs of traveling in Italy are right in the middle of the pack in terms of European travel, but the idea of luxurious villas and indulgent food and wine in Tuscany tends to scare off budget travelers. However, with just a little clever pre-planning, travelers in any budget range can discover this beautiful region on a shoestring, without sacrificing any of the indulgence that makes Tuscany a must-visit destination.

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Costa Rica on a Shoestring

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by .

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Costa Rica is the gem in Central America’s tourism crown: lush, green jungles, wild animals, breathtaking beaches and a well-developed infrastructure make a trip to Costa Rica as easy as it can be adventurous, suitable for many different types of visitors. The level of development, however, has also raised prices on goods and services, hotel rates and transportation to a level that most budget travelers (falsely) believe to be out of their range.

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Belize on a shoestring

Posted on 21. Nov, 2010 by .

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The prices in Belize can be much higher than anywhere else in Central America, but with some planning, Belize can be as affordable as it is beautiful!

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Mexico City on a shoestring

Posted on 22. Aug, 2010 by .

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No trip to Mexico is complete without spending at least a few days in this modern yet traditional, culturally-rich, forward thinking gateway to Latin America.

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