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Why Prices Go Up in Countries That Were Cheap

The cheapest places to travel around the world are still a bargain, don’t worry. The 5th edition of The World’s Cheapest Destinations will have more of them this time too, thanks to improving infrastructure in the Balkans and a few currency
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Are You Avoiding Mexico City for Outdated Reasons?

There’s a fantastic Metropolis a few hours’ flight away on a plane, for often not much more than a domestic flight. Have you visited Mexico City or is there something holding you back?   Most U.S. and Canadian travelers—even experienced ones—know
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The Biggest Backpacker Budget Killers: Location, Velocity, & Distance

If you’re trying to put together a reasonable backpacker budget for a journey around the world, start with the logistics instead of the bucket list. The difference between the planning process for an experienced traveler and one planning to take off
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The Cheapest Destination Travel Clusters Around the World

Unless you’re a trustafarian or have been saving big bucks from working in law or finance for years, your round-the-world journey is going to have some budget restraints. Long-term travel is drastically cheaper than going on vacation, but Western Europe, Japan,
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The Cheapest Places to Travel in 2019 for Americans

I’ve been reading lots of articles on the cheapest places to travel in 2019 or the cheapest destinations. Most of them are crap. They’re poorly researched and written by people who don’t really travel much, sitting behind a desk in NYC