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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


Planned Your Trip to Canada Yet?

As I’ve mentioned before, if you’re American you’re crazy to stay home this year. This currently strong U.S. dollar is an aligning of the stars that only happens every decade or two. There are two ways you can play this great gift from the gods as a traveler. 1) Go where the


Where Has the U.S. Travel Dollar Gone up the Most?

If you’re looking to travel to a place where you’ll feel twice as rich as you did a few years ago, you might want to head to South Africa, Colombia, or Mexico. Or take advantage of a strong U.S. dollar to hit normally expensive countries like England, Italy, or Japan. I said


If You’re American, You’re Crazy to Stay Home This Year

If you’re earning U.S. dollars and you don’t have a big vacation or journey or a move abroad in your plans this year, what’s wrong with you? If you’re reading a travel blog I’m assuming you don’t hate traveling. So why else would you not take advantage of this golden opportunity? Your


Where the Travel Bargains Will Be in 2016

Want to figure out where you should go next year in order to live it up instead of watching every dollar? I’m no fortune teller, but the way the financial news has been rolling out this summer, it’s clear there are some trends in place that aren’t going away anytime soon. One