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Albania travel

What Are the Emerging Cheap Destinations?

I’m in the thick of updating my Travel Writing 2.0 book to be released in November, but next year I’ll start the process of researching the bargain places to travel again for the 5th edition of The World’s Cheapest Destinations. I
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Cheap 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,
Annapurna Circuit trek

The Annapurna Circuit Ain’t What it Used to Be – Here’s an Alternative

One of my fondest memories in the three years I spent backpacking around the world was the three weeks I hiked along some of the world’s highest mountains on the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. It was the perfect long-term trek: gorgeous
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12 Cheap Travel Tips for Latin America

I started traveling a lot in Latin America after I had a child and needed to hit the ground running when returning from a trip. With two continents only varying by a few hours for time zones, staying in this hemisphere
Argentina travel

When Currencies Plunge, Cash In

Getting ready to travel somewhere for a few weeks or months of independent travel? If you want a great value, put these countries on your short list: Argentina India Indonesia Mexico Why these? Not because of their “friendly locals,” “charming towns”