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What You Were Reading This Past Year

What articles on cheap travel places, budget travel tips, and living abroad were you checking out the past 12 months? On the sidebar of this Cheapest Destinations Blog (at the bottom on mobile), you can always see the most popular posts
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How Cheap is Mexico – Really?

Way back in 2005 I wrote a post about how Mexico wasn’t a featured country in my book The World’s Cheapest Destinations, but it was still quite a bargain. Now 12 years later, that post has still been getting traffic every
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Beaten but not Broken: Bhaktapur in Nepal

Bhaktapur is the site of one of the oldest kingdoms in Nepal, one of three major city-states in the Kathmandu Valley. It thrived and functioned as a prosperous kingdom and for a while was the main capital of Nepal, with some
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A Calculator is a Traveler’s Best Tool

If you’ve read books like Thinking Fast, and Slow or The Power of Habit, you know our brains rely on gut instinct, visual cues, or habit to make quick decisions. We’re collectively terrible at tasks that require us to do math,
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For Americans, This is a Great Year to Splurge on Travel

What happens to the travel landscape when Europe seems dangerous, the pound and euro plummet, and the price of jet fuel stays low? If you’re looking to splurge on travel, those factors can mean that a summer vacation in Europe is