Cheap North America Travel Archive

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For USA Travels, Pick Your Cluster

Now that my home country has a national tourism campaign with a budget instead of relying on the 50 individual states to do all the work, the USA is actually acting like it gives a s%#t whether people come visit or not. Last year we eased up the daunting visa process for

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Six Ways to Travel More on Your Current Income

“I wish I could travel more, but I can’t afford it.” I haven’t heard this common excuse from a homeless person or someone who has been out of work for years, because then I might believe it. Instead I’ve heard it dozens of times from people who earn more money than I

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The Evolving Value of a Travel Dollar

Don’t look now, but you just got a little richer. There’s just one catch: you have to go traveling. Trying to explain why the U.S. dollar is going up or down is something even experienced economists have trouble with, so I won’t bother trying. Just know that it involves the perception of

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I Went on This Kick-Ass Adventure and Posted Photos to Make You Jealous

In two days I rafted through a canyon, jumped off six waterfalls, rappelled down a cliff, and intentionally swam right up to a place where several tons of water a second was cascading down. I did all this in a place you’ve probably never heard of, San Luis Potosi. If you’ve spent

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The Non-hotel Option is Often the Best One

The first time I went to Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer market convention, I was in a crappy Econolodge motel with stained carpets, intermittent Wi-Fi, barely working heat, lukewarm hot water, and a lumpy bed. This time I stayed in a pristine room with a heavenly mattress, in a craftsman