Tag: budget travel

  • How to enjoy Interlaken on a budget

    How to enjoy Interlaken on a budget

    Switzerland can be expensive but it’s possible to visit Interlaken on a budget. Here are some tips.

  • How to enjoy Nice when you’re poor

    How to enjoy Nice when you’re poor

    Nice can be prohibitively expensive. So how can you enjoy Nice when you’re poor? Here are some tips.

  • Miles vs. cash rewards: When loyalty doesn’t pay

    Miles vs. cash rewards: When loyalty doesn’t pay

    It’s very trendy in the travel industry to earn travel rewards by joining every possible loyalty program and using credit cards with mileage rewards. Websites like the Points Guy base their whole brand around this concept. Airlines and hotels know this and offer their own loyalty programs providing discounts and miles or points that can…

  • How to take a working vacation

    How to take a working vacation

    If you’re lucky enough to be able to work remotely, your ability to travel becomes almost limitless. While working on vacation may not be for everyone, it can be a good way to have a much needed getaway without digging into precious vacation time. Here are some things to consider when planning a working vacation.…

  • Skopje, Macedonia: A conflicted city with an epic facelift

    Skopje, Macedonia: A conflicted city with an epic facelift

    Going from Sofia to Skopje is like checking out of a youth hostel and checking into a 5-star resort. Everything is brand new and shiny and beautiful. I was immediately impressed when we arrived at the clean and orderly bus station, with an electronic board showing the day’s timetables and appropriate platforms. It’s one of…

  • The case for unpopular travel destinations

    The case for unpopular travel destinations

    Every year around this time, all the usual suspects release their lists of best places to go in the new year. And a couple of years later, those spots start showing up on the “this place is a tourist hell” lists. The ebb and flow of travel journalism creates an instant demand for the hot…