When I say “budget travel” or “hostel” or “street food” does it conjure images of bedbugs, 12-person dorm style sleeping arrangements, and eminent food poisoning? If I’m right on the nose then this post is specifically for YOU. While I would never turn down a travel opportunity at the expense of having to rough it, … More Scared of “Roughing it”? Travel to these 5 Countries instead.
One of the perks of living in Los Angeles is it’s relatively close proximity to A TON of beautiful state parks and outdoors destinations. So we decided that summertime meant we needed to take full advantage of California and do some serious camping. We took a three-day weekend from work and headed north to Lake … More Weekend Getaway: Lake Tahoe
The most common question I receive as a frequent traveller is “How do you find affordable flights?!”. Finding cheap flights is absolutely essential as a budget traveller and using the right apps they aren’t too difficult to find. I compiled a list of all the apps and websites I use to find dirt cheap international … More Score the Cheapest Flights for Any Destination
Traveling in Cuba Cuba. The destination left unknown and unexplored for many American travelers. Between the confusing U.S. and Cuba relations and the roundabout means you take to get there as a tourist, it is a more difficult backpacking destination. The political climate between the U.S. (or Estados Unidos) and Cuba has been cold since … More Viva La Cuba: Caribbean waters, cigars, and coffee galore
When travelling in Vietnam you have a few different options for transportation. I’m not talking about “within the city” transportation I’m talking about “exploring the country” transportation. The 6 hour+ drives between cities is something many travelers don’t think about or they forget how long of a country Vietnam is. It’s 36 hours of driving … More Vietnam-Road Trip Edition
Bali is one of those rare places in the world that can pass as both a backpackers destination and a honeymooners paradise. Everyone knows about Bali’s pristine sandy shores, beach bungalows and the luxurious resorts. All inclusive packages are **cheap** (by resort standards, not my standards), but in America the budget travelers appeal to Bali … More Bali on a Budget: A Backpackers Paradise
Planning a trip to Thailand can be overwhelming. Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Ayutthaya, Phuket, and don’t even get me started on all the islands. There simply isn’t enough time to see everything that Thailand has to offer without going full nomad. Thailand will always hold a special place in my heart because it was … More So You’re Going to Thailand