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The Cheapest Destinations Blog Has Moved!

This time I stayed put and my blog went traveling. After about a decade on the server (and domain) of my book publisher, I finally took the leap and moved this award-winning Cheapest Destinations Blog to its own host and a

Out Now – 4th Edition of The World’s Cheapest Destinations!

You may have noticed the photo of my book, The World’s Cheapest Destinations, got switched out a while back in that picture to your right. It was a bit of a tease since the new version has been trickling out to

Riding the Trains of Ecuador

There was a time when people rode trains all over Ecuador, from the capital of Quito to Otovalo, Cuenca, and the coastal port of Guayaquil. More than 60 trains a day departed from the main station in southern Quito. Then came

Most Popular Posts on Cheap Travel and Living Abroad for Less

With close to 1,200 posts on this cheap travel blog, you’ve probably missed a few things you’d be interested in. I’m currently biking and hiking around the Atacama Desert of Chile and will have all kinds of info and photography to

Travel Prices in Nicaragua

In most respects, Nicaragua is the cheapest place to travel in Latin America, which makes it the cheapest destination in the Americas period. Since it’s also close and easy to get to for a reasonable airfare, at least for those of