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Where I’m Headed – Cheapest Destinations Update

There comes a time in the cycle of my World’s Cheapest Destinations book where people start asking about whether it’s still accurate. I seem to hit that point about three years in, which is why I’ve just started working on the
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Travel Prices in Bangkok

Travel prices do fluctuate. So while I’ve put guidelines and general budget ranges in The World’s Cheapest Destinations, things change. Take Thailand, for instance. Today I’m happy to present a guest post from someone who ought to know. Brian Spencer has

News Flash: Travel Prices Fluctuate

For those who typically skip intros in books or take prices in travel articles as gospel, here’s some news: prices for hotels, restaurants, taxis, buses, visas, and admissions will change. They are probably more liable to go up than down, just

More Budget Flights Coming to Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia already boasts a good number of options for getting from place to place by air on the cheap, but more are on the way. According to this article in The Independent, two existing legacy carriers are going to beef

Avoiding the Crush at Ankor Wat Takes Time and Effort

My one big huge regret from my three backpacking trips around the world is that I didn’t make it to Ankor Wat. Every time I was in nearby Thailand or Vietnam, there was some kind of unrest going on in Cambodia,