Archive for 'On a shoestring'
Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by Dani.
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!
Posted on 11. Sep, 2013 by Dani.
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!
Posted on 02. Jul, 2013 by Jess.
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.
Posted on 18. Nov, 2012 by Guest.
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!
Posted on 12. Aug, 2011 by Dani.
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.
Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by Jess.
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.