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The Cheapest Way to Take a Euro Trip

Do you want to snap the perfect selfie under the Eiffel Tower? Long to dip your feet in a fountain in Rome? Do you dream of downing steins of great beer at a proper German Oktoberfest? If a Euro trip via cheap...

Five Affordable Vacations to Take This Summer!

Summer is almost here and I’m ready for adventure... But with all the travel I’ve been doing lately, I’m definitely on a budget these days. As I’ve been researching inexpensive (but still super fun)...
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How I’m Attending Coachella on a Budget

As over one hundred thousand Coachella-goers readjust to reality, I’m finalizing my outfits for the second weekend of one of the most popular music festivals in the world. To some, it's overrated,...
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How to Get Around on the Cheap: Paris Edition

In this ongoing series, we focus on traveling around an international city without blowing your ground transportation budget. One of the most interesting cities in Europe to visit is Paris. Not only does Paris...

Tips for Saving Money on Travel Gear

There were plenty of times early on in my traveling life when not having the money to purchase the right gear held me back from amazing adventures. Thanks to today’s culture of crowdsourcing and consignment,...

Have a Spring Fling in These 5 Budget Destinations

Birds are chirping, the snow is melting, and you're probably going stir-crazy. It can only mean one thing: Spring is here and not a minute too soon! One of the many things that we love about spring is that...
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6 Budget Hacks For Skiing in Colorado

There is practically no way to slice it. Skiing is expensive no matter where you are. Colorado especially can be a budget buster when you factor in lodging, transportation, gear rentals and lift tickets. But...
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7 Tips to Rock Reykjavik on a Budget

Being the northern-most capital city in the world, Reykjavik stands out for many reasons. Its geographical isolation has contributed to its unique culture, art, and music. BUT, even though you may have lucked...

How To Attend a Destination Wedding (On the Cheap!)

Beneath the often ornate envelope is your invitation to spend upwards of a few thousand dollars to attend a friend’s destination wedding. Most of us experience that pocketbook dread when the destination...