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Getting a Cheap Haircut in a Foreign Country

“I make it a policy to not get my hair cut until I can do it for a dollar or less.” That’s what one American traveler told me in 1993 when I was early along in my first backpacking trip around
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The Budget Airlines of Mexico

Mexico is a great travel bargain right now thanks to a strong dollar and weak peso, plus no matter where you go there the weather is better than most states and provinces to the north. One of the other main reasons
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What It Costs to Live in Central Mexico

A few years back, when I was living full-time in Guanajuato, I did a post on what it was costing me to live in Central Mexico with my family. Fast-forward to now and I was just back for two weeks. I’m
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Mexico City Travel on a Budget

Today’s guest post is from Lydia Carey, an American expat who has spent many years living in Mexico. She’s the author of Mexico City Streets: La Roma. Take it away Lydia! If you haven’t been to Mexico City yet you are
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Where the Best Travel Deals Are in 2015

One of the greatest summers for travel in ages is upon us. Where are you going? If you’re an American and the answer is “nowhere,” you need a serious priority adjustment. If you can scrape together enough for a plane ticket