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To Find Real Value Hotels, Sidestep the Big Booking Sites

Some of the best hotel or guesthouse deals I found when I first started traveling were from personal recommendations from other backpackers met on the road and from pure legwork: walking into places and asking the price. I often spend a

Changes in The World’s Cheapest Destinations

Every few years I put out a new edition of The World’s Cheapest Destinations book. Number three came out in 2009 and for the most part is still pretty accurate in terms of prices, but I’m looking at making some roster

Cheap Destinations Reports – Europe and Asia

Every once in a while I need to make up for the fact I’m spending more time in Latin America than elsewhere with some reports from the field. Here are some good rundowns from other writers with feet on the ground

Flying to/through England Just Got Way More Expensive

You didn’t hear much about this in the news, but flying to or through London got far more expensive this month, with a 33% to 56% rise in the taxes added to your ticket. If you’re in any class besides the

8 Signs That You’re a Too-Cheap Traveler

I get asked a lot of the same questions from the media, but I liked one particular question in this interview that went up last week on a budget travel site: Does the average backpacker slumming it in the hostel have