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Cheap Travel Facts and Fun for Friday

I’ve worked hard this week. Too hard really. I should have had more fun. So I’m ready to let some other people do the talking. Besides, the closing for my former house in Nashville was this week, so for the first

Sorry, But Conservation Costs Money

Maybe it’s not fair, but some some places have to be budget-busters for shoestring travelers. A new article of mine is up on Transitions Abroad – Man vs. Man: Saving the Galapagos. It’s about all the behind-the-scenes efforts that a lot

Amazing Places Not Swarming With Tourists

The Eiffel Tower, the Vatican, St. Marks Square, Tower of London, Ankor Wat, Machu Picchu, the Great Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal, Chichen Itza, the Great Wall of China: the images of these places are etched in our minds. We’ve

Trekking in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Most tourists that come to Peru go through a well-defined circuit. I was right with the herd the first time I visited, so this time I wanted to spend more time in the Sacred Valley, the beautiful region between Cusco and