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10 Affordable Hot vs. Cold Destinations for Winter

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 12.02.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Winter usually means cold weather for many people, but don't forget that half of the world is in the opposite season! Well, technically even for some ...

7 Tips for Planning a Budget-Friendly Family Trip This Fall

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the shoulder season ushering in plenty of hotel deals and airfare steals, it's hard to pass up the chance to enjoy spectacular scenery, autumn activities and valuable bonding time.

9 Creative Ways to Cut Costs on Holiday Travel

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the holiday travel season upon us -- a time of year when crowds and costs soar -- clinching a reasonably priced hotel or flight can seem next to impossible. But it doesn't have to be.

Insanely Cheap Off-Peak Destinations For Fall

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.08.2016 | Travel

They say good things come to those wait. So if you've been putting off planning a vacation in the hopes that fall will bring lower prices, you're in luck.

Luxe for Less: How to Visit 5 Big Cities On a Budget

U.S. News Travel | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The biggest cities in the United States can often be the most alluring for travelers. These sprawling metropolises offer art, culture, renowned sports teams, trendy restaurants and swanky nightlife venues.

The 20 Cheapest Cities To Visit This Summer, According To TripAdvisor

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

The chilliest winter in recent history is solidly behind us and it's time to make some serious summer plans. But where can you go without breaking the...

How You Can Stay Free (or Super Cheap) on Your Next Trip

The Active Times | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Planning a trip -- especially an international one -- is a difficult task when you're trying to find the best of everything at a reasonable price. For those of us on a strict budget (practically all of us), value becomes that much more important.

7 Summits to Hike This Spring

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

With spring just around the corner, we're lusting for time outdoors. Lots of it. That's why we've rounded up the best hikes across the U.S. and shared them with you.

Top 7 Ways to Save on a Ski Trip

Cheapflights | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

The holiday season is just around the corner, and the promise of fresh snow is in the air. While some prefer to get a head start on holiday shopping or escape to sunnier lands, others are unanimous in their priority this season: racking up the runs.

America's Top Free Attractions

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.30.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Imagine seeing masterpieces by van Gogh, entertaining your kids with activities, and strolling a hilltop garden with waterfalls and beautiful views at sunset. Now imagine doing it all for free.

Summer Vacation On A Shoestring

MiniTime | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel

Don't assume that the grass is always greener, or the water bluer, a thousand miles away from home. No matter where you live, there are national and state parks, gorgeous lakes, vibrant cities, and idyllic summer resort towns within a day's drive.

5 Affordable Destination Getaways

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel

Want to go somewhere hot without having to max out your credit card? Hit one of these 5 affordable destination getaways, as determined by HuffPost ...

5 Ways To Travel The World For Free

Michael Wigge | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel
Michael Wigge

I crossed eleven countries, travelled through a variety of climes, slept in forty different homes and acquired free food in more than 500 stores and restaurants. Net cost: $0.

PHOTOS: 5 Great Affordable Beach Resorts

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Beach vacationing isn't rocket science. The three key ingredients are simple: sun, sand, surf. It's not all about the tanning butlers or 12-course molecular gastronomy tasting menus.

A Student's Guide to Backpacking: Barcelona

Michael Yarbrough | Posted 09.02.2011 | College
Michael Yarbrough

Clearly, the "city that Gaudi built," Barcelona, is heavily influenced by his style of organic, surreal architecture. At the same time, the Mediterranean supplies the city with some of the best seafood in the world.

How Could I Afford to Travel Around the World for Two Years?

Lisa Lubin | Posted 08.29.2011 | Travel
Lisa Lubin

One of the most common questions I am asked is: "How did you afford to travel around the world?" Here is the simple answer: I saved money by traveling. It would have cost me a lot more to stay and live in Chicago than to travel around the world.