New ideas on where to stay to save cash. Most of these ideas apply for Europe, but some Googling may dig up other locations where you’ll find good deals. I never heard of a yurt before. Ever considered staying a monastery? It’s not just for bad plot lines in movie comedies.
Beyond hostels and guesthouses, how about staying in an empty university dorm room? Schools have all that space during breaks so take advantage of the low prices. Especially good during the summer in Europe.
100 hotels for under $150
Contributed by loyal reader Jennifer
To balance the less expensive accomodations links that aren’t for everyone, here are HOTELS that won’t cost you an arm and both legs.
Ah Morocco. That is one of the places a lot of people mentioned about wanting to see. A father and daughter hit several cities and had a great time.
A tragic end to the story I talked about in a post a few weeks ago:
An Australian holidaymaker left quadriplegic after a mountain fall in India was only days away from being brought home to Australia for medical care when he died in hospital.
The daughter of Queensland grandfather George Dobson today pleaded with other overseas adventurers to buy travel insurance which would have guaranteed the 65-year-old’s immediate return from the subcontinent.
On a much lighter note – When Cute Cuddly Animals Attack!
Among the other things you have to worry about when you try to fly besides the long lines, overzealous security, packed planes and sparse airline food, you have to worry about your Wi-Fi signal on your laptop getting jacked on the plane. Same thing can happen when you on the ground, but you might have a false sense of protection 35,000 feet up.
A VERY simple definition of flashpacking is traveling with a little more cash, with a few more electronic gadgets and not necessarily staying in hostels. Does having more money make the trip any less enjoyable or “authentic”? I dont’ think so, but some do…
Most people think of flying when traveling long term. Next would be train or car. Motorbike? Yes you can.
A new blog that talks about cooking and eating well when staying in hostels. Great way to save money in high priced cities.
Some people were able to take COMPLETE advantage of the JetBlue “all you can jet” plan. And when I mean ‘complete’, I mean being on a JetBlue plane every day for the past month. Here are some of their stories.
If you’re in New York and you happen upon the Hotel Carter, cross the street and walk on the other side. I know you’re not going inside. But still…really funny/horrendous/scary tales from some awful hotels.
Reasons why ’10 will be a good year to save some money and where to look for deals.