Cheap Europe Travel Archive


Where to Stay in Europe for Less Than $50 a Night

We tend to think of Europe as a major splurge, the kind of vacation you save up for and then wince as your cash evaporates upon arrival. In current times, however, there are a lot of cheap destinations in Europe. The combination of a strong U.S. dollar (for now) and lots of


Grab Temporary Opportunities to Help Your Travel Budget

Whether you took an economics class or not in school, you probably understand the basic concepts of arbitrage and the relationship of supply and demand. Few industries are as sensitive to the latter as travel and the most savvy travelers use the former to their advantage regularly. By being flexible enough to


One Expat’s Experience Buying a House in Portugal

I interviewed a couple people who had bought a home in Portugal when I was doing the research for A Better Life for Half the Price, but this week I caught up with Suitcase Entrepreneur Natalie Sisson when I heard she had just gone through the process this summer. She recently purchased


Uzipis Republic, Mole in Oaxaca, and Life-changing Switzerland

Come inside from the heat and check out the August issue of Perceptive Travel. We’ve got stories from Lithuania to Mexico by way of Switzerland and shine a light on some good new books and music releases. Chances are you’ve never heard of the Uzupis Republic. It’s a tiny breakaway state located


Where the U.S. Travel Dollar is Strongest on Six Continents

I’ve said many times on this Cheapest Destinations Blog that if you’re an American or someone earning their pay in U.S. dollars, this is not the year for a lame-ass “staycation.” This is not the year to take one for the team and give up even one vacation day. It’s not the