All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.Martin Buber
No matter what your destination may be, you might find some useful bits of information in our thrifty tips. We have spent countless hours researching what works best for us as we travel to some of the most popular destinations around the world. The summaries lay out exactly how you can make the most of your dollars, pesos, or (insert currency here). What you get out of your travels doesn’t depend on the amount of money you spend but the richness of your experiences. Scroll through some of our latest posts on each destination or click “View All” to see more.

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Latin America



  • A Budget Guide to Italy
  • Venice Photo Blog

United Kingdom

  • 13 Free Things You Need To Do In London
  • London Photo Blog


  • How to Visit France on a Budget
  • Lyon Photo Blog


  • Top 5 Cities in Spain and what to do
  • Madrid Photoblog


  • Poland Travel Tips
  • Walking the Streets of Krakow

Hong Kong

  • Free Things to do in Hong Kong
  • Pearl of the Orient - Hong Kong Photoblog

Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica Adventure Part 2
  • Costa Rica Adventure Part 1

New Zealand

  • 15 Easy Campervan and Camping Recipe Ideas for Meals and Snacks
  • Camping on the shore of Lake Pukaki