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Cheap Travel Trick #5

When it comes to getting the best value for your nightly accommodations, location is key.

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Cheap Travel Trick #4

If you’re packing more than one moderately sized bag, you’re probably paying more than you should for the added inconvenience.

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10 Tips for a Greener Trip

It’s hard for an environmentalist like me to admit it, but travel is not the most eco-friendly activity. If suppressing your wanderlust is not an option, consider these 10 tips to make your travels a little kinder on the planet. Consider alternatives to air travel. Planes are the least eco-friendly way to get from one […]

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Cheap Travel Trick #3

Choose your sightseeing activities wisely – for your budget and your sanity.

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Cheap Travel Trick #2

If you’ve been coming home from your travels with a whole extra backpack full of souvenirs (and, most likely, an empty wallet), it may be time to reconsider your souvenir philosophy.

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Travel How-To: Find a Hostel

When it comes to finding a hostel in your destination, the choices can be somewhat overwhelming. Big cities can have 50 or more to choose from, and even in smaller towns, you might find you have several options. And websites list so many different rankings, it can be hard to figure out what is most […]

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Cool Accommodation: Burg Stahleck

Sometimes, the place you sleep is one of the most memorable parts of your trip. You’ll definitely remember these accommodations at a castle on the Rhine.

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Three important WWII sites

The Second World War, as the name suggests, had a huge impact on many places around the globe. Here are three sites that played pivotal roles in the war, and which are now memorials and museums. If you think of any other places to include, write them in the comments! Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Hiroshima, Japan): […]

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Cheap Travel Trick #1

Using deal-of-the-day websites like Groupon and LivingSocial can save you money on your upcoming trip.

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Memphis on the Cheap

I apologize to any of you who are tired about hearing about Memphis (but really, how can you ever get tired of such an exhilarating city?), but I wanted to share some of the best budget options Memphis has to offer!

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