Archive for 'On a shoestring'
Posted on 11. Sep, 2013 by Jess.
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 Jeni.
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 Dany.
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.
Posted on 30. Jul, 2010 by Dany.
San Francisco was one of our favourite cities during the American leg of our travels. The city is filled with life; it could take a lifetime to discover all of its secrets. It could also take a big budget if you’re not careful. However, with a bit of planning, exploring the streets of San Fran doesn’t need to eat through your budget. Here are the Globetrottergirls’ tips on getting the most out of San Francisco on a shoestring budget.