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Where Two Can Still Bunk Down for $15 or Less Per Night Around the World

Back when I took off on my first round-the-world trip in the early 1990s, the two of us had a budget that averaged out to $15 a day. For two. That meant our lodging was often between $4 and $7 a
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How Dollar Strength or Weakness Impacts Your Travels

Back when Obama first took over from George W. Bush, we were all crying the blues about a weak dollar and a crappy economy. It wasn’t a very good time to travel abroad with American currency. Steadily things got better though
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What You Were Reading This Past Year

What articles on cheap travel places, budget travel tips, and living abroad were you checking out the past 12 months? On the sidebar of this Cheapest Destinations Blog (at the bottom on mobile), you can always see the most popular posts
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Using the Wrong Booking Service Could Cost You Extra Money

Are you overpaying when you book your hotel or flight? You could be if you’re using the wrong booking site. Or just trying to reserve everything online from your own country could be resulting in higher rates. There’s been a narrowing
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What it Costs to Live in Thailand: Expats and Nomads Speak

  Despite all the visa hassles of trying to live in Thailand full-time, it’s one of the most popular destinations in Asia for expatriates and digital nomads. Thailand has a lot going for it: good food, cheap prices, lots of beaches,