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The Main Travel Budget Factor: Your Destination

There’s a lot of noise in the travel media about how to save money on your vacation, on how to get more out of your travel budget. The problem is, most of that advice is focused on the wrong things. Close
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Travel Prices in Kyrgyzstan

Back in 2013 I published a guest post from Kyrgyzstan resident Stephen Lioy and he ran down the prices in this mountainous central Asian country. Most of that is still accurate and his descriptions are more authoritative than mine, so you
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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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Travel Prices in Bosnia – Herzegovina

The European country of Bosnia-Herzegovina may not be a natural for the top of your vacation list, but if you’re on a budget, it’s one of the best bargains on the continent. World travelers—especially Americans—have very long memories about former war
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Hiking the Sunrise Poon Hill Trek Near Pokhara in Nepal

If you want to do some serious hiking in Nepal and get a view of the mighty Himalayas, you can do a loop from near Pokhara that takes you up to Poon Hill and round to Gandruk for some great panoramas.