Prague: The Ultimate Affordable Travel Guide – 2019

things to do in prague - prague castle and mala strana

Welcome to the Ultimate Travel Guide to Prague on a Budget! We have spent many months living in Prague, and during our time we prepared a Prague travel guide to get you started on exploring this amazing city! Rare is a city that bares its stately grace without a hint of pretension. Rarer still is… Read More

Playa del Carmen on a Backpacking Budget

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa Del Carmen on a Backpacking Budget While prices are rising all along the Yucatan Coast it is still possible to visit the gorgeous beach destination of Playa del Carmen on a budget. In many ways Playa Del Carmen, Mexico is like Cancun’s little “European” step-sister. Playa del Carmen receives a lot of tourists, a… Read More

Visiting Cartagena Colombia on a Budget

San Pedro Claver Cathederal, Cartagena

Cartagena Colombia on a Budget Cartagena is undoubtedly the current crown jewel of Colombian tourism, and as such is one of the most expensive locations in this amazing country. Don’t worry, though,  you CAN visit Cartagena on a budget! Before we get into Cartagena on a budget lets quickly address two questions everyone asks us… Read More

Barcelona on a Budget – Backpacking Barcelona

Barcelona on a Backpacking Budget Barcelona, The City of Gaudi. Deeply steeped in history, seemingly every nook and cranny of this city has a story to tell. Barcelona is busy, beautiful and expensive. And yet, you can still visit Barcelona on a backpacking budget. From its Gothic Quarter to the sparkling structures of the modern waterfront,… Read More

Phuket on a Budget – Exploring Thailand

Phuket thailand sunset

Offering white sands, endless rays, blue waters, incredible sunsets, and (cheesy) nightlife, the lsland of Phuket in Thailand hosts millions of tourists and vacationers a year. Jet-setters from all around the world flock to Phuket (pronounced Puh-Ket) for its resorts and its spas. Holiday travelers and vacationers come for an easy week away. And it really… Read More

Paris On a Budget

Paris on a backpacking budget

Paris. The City of Lights. A literal and figurative monument to human creativity, ingenuity, and aesthetic imagination. From the majestic Cathedrale Notre Dame to the sublime sculptures of Tuileries Garden, everything you have ever heard about the beauty of Paris is completely true. This is why the City of Lights is the third most visited city in the world. Unfortunately,… Read More

Bucharest – An Affordable Travel Guide

Old Town Square Bucharest

Vibrant and atmospheric, Bucharest is also a very budget friendly travel destination. How much do you know about Romania? Probably about the same as we did before we came here, which is to say… very little. Chances are you’ve heard of Vlad the Impaler (and know that Bram Stoker’s The Legend of Dracula was based on… Read More

Caye Caulker Belize on an Budget

Caye Caulker Belize

How much does it cost to visit Caye Caulker, Belize? The only traffic sign you will see on Caye Caulker reads “Go Slow”. This, as it turns out, is very good advice. Our travels throughout Central America  brought us to Caye Caulker Belize, where we stayed for two weeks. We would have stayed much longer… Read More

Bocas del Toro, Panama on a Backpacking Budget

backpacking central america, bocas tel toro

Backpacking Bocas del Toro on a Budget Yes, it’s still possible to visit Bocas del Toro on a backpacking budget. Bocas del Toro is beautiful…and surprisingly budget friendly! An emerald jewel atop the blue sea, the Bocas del Toro archipelago is a verdant collection of tropical islands and islets in Panama. Sitting upon azure and… Read More

San Cristobal de las Casas on a Backpacking Budget

San Cristóbal de las Casas

Backpacking San Cristobal de las Casas San Cristobal de las Casas is a  colonial city located in the gorgeous Mexican state of Chiapas. Snuggled in a stunning highland valley San Cristobal’s historic cobblestone streets, cathedrals, and colorful buildings beg to be explored. San Cristobal is said to be the cultural capital of the Chiapasregion in… Read More