Budget Travel


There is no doubt that Croatia is a beautiful destination, packed with an interesting history and culture waiting to be explored. Luckily, it’s not too difficult to pack light for a trip to Croatia. I managed to pack for a month of backpacking through Croatia in my trusty 48L REI carry-on backpack. I made a lot of stops during the journey (full itinerary coming soon)...

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Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik is the most popular tourist destination in all of Croatia, and the city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Even visiting during peak season, it was still an affordable city. It’s also easy to get around, whether by walking or public transportation. The most popular area is Dubrovnik’s Old Town, Stari Grad, defined by its city...

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In Chicago, there is no shortage of activities to keep you busy no matter what time of year you choose to visit. Aside from the iconic parks, festivals, theaters, museums, and shopping, Chicago’s picturesque skyline reflected in the waters of Lake Michigan is a sight to see for every traveler to the Windy City. Despite the popular reputation of the city, budget travelers have no...

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Discover the literary history, friendly people, and welcoming pubs in Dublin, Ireland’s largest city and its capital. Dublin’s rich heritage and cheerful atmosphere make for the perfect destination for all travelers, especially for those on a budget. Dublin will be kind to your wallet if you plan strategically and use the following tips for affordably visiting this Irish city. Take a Step Back Into History...

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