budget travel

Open Your Eyes! A Better Life for Half the Price: How to Thrive on Less Money in the Cheapest Places to Live

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Always wanted to live abroad, but not sure how? Global living expert Tim Leffel shares ALL the tips, in his book, A Better Life for Half the Price: How to Thrive on Less Money in the Cheapest Places to Live, Revised Second Edition. It covers everything you need to know to thrive overseas...inexpensively. From tips to country profiles, working abroad to family life, this book encompasses it ALL.

Highly recommended!

The Traveling Professor’s Top 10 Tips for Purchasing International Airfares

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My name is Steve Solosky, The Traveling Professor (see my interview here on Wandering Educators!),and I have been taking small groups of travelers to Europe, South America, and Canada for over 10 years. I have plenty of travel tips...and lots of good experience in purchasing international airfares. 

How to Save Money and Time: Expert Shares Top Travel Planning Tips

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The more you save, the more you can travel–that’s my motto. And saving money (and time) are critical factors to remember when you are planning your travels. Sure, we’ve all heard budget travel tips…but which ones to believe?

Here are my top travel planning tips for saving both money AND time on your journeys. Hint: the main concept here is research!

5 Tips To Save More On Travel

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If there is any experience as personally enriching as a deep self-realization meditation, it has to be travelling. Travelling is the gateway to understanding your soul, and realize that there is more to this world than being cooped up in your own daily life. You need to travel more, not just to expand your horizons and gain more perspective/knowledge, but also to learn more about the world and your own self. 

But travel can be expensive!

The Best Free Attractions To Visit In Florence

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Travel doesn’t need to be expensive! This is especially true in Florence, Italy. Whether you’re a college student studying abroad, a faculty member on sabbatical, looking for family travel activities that don’t break the bank, or a budget-minded traveler, finding the free is ALWAYS a good thing, so that you have room in your travel budget for accommodations, interesting tours, and, of course, great food.

5 Ways Students Can Travel for Free

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As the most exuberant time of your life, college years give you a colossal experience to remember. But, as perfect as this period may seem, it still features some minor downsides that may prevent you from enjoying your life to the fullest. Yes, college takes up almost all of your time, depriving you of the many possibilities to obtain financial freedom. 

Expert Shares Top Tips for Budget Travel

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My motto? The more you save, the more you can travel. That’s why I love finding–and sharing–budget travel tips. Whether you’re traveling solo or with a large extended family, flying or driving, staying close to home or ranging further afield, you’ll find plenty of ways to save, with our best budget travel tips.

12 Expert Tips for High Quality, Money-Saving Travel

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We all want extraordinary travel experiences…on a budget. Because, let’s be honest, the more money you save, the more you can travel. So how can you save money on travel, while still having a fantastic time? Trust me—it can be done! Take a look…
12 Expert Tips for High Quality, Money-Saving Travel

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York

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Movies, can be a very expensive addition to your vacation but, luckily, there are many opportunities to see free ones--in in some of the most well-known New York City locations. 

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York
Photo: Socrates Sculpture Park, adapted by Wandering Educators

Top Ten Tips for Integrating Buy Nothing Day into your Travels

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 03, 2018 /
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Have you heard of Buy Nothing Day? It's a day celebrated worldwide to protest consumerism. Here in the US, it's celebrated on Black Friday, probably the biggest shopping day of the year. Buy Nothing day started in 1992 in Vancouver - and now is celebrated by over 65 nations. There's even a hilarious Buy Nothing catalog of items you want for Christmas and already have.