Archive for the ‘Budget Travel’ Category

Savvy Tips for Traveling on a Student Budget

By KeriLee Horan While studying abroad in Europe, I was lucky enough to be able to backpack through nine cities while on Spring Break. My friend Ricky and I had never been to Europe before and were on a pretty strict budget after a semester in Edinburgh. Unfortunately for us, the trip resulted in a few,...
August 11th, 2011 | Budget Travel, Finances & Savings, Health & Safety, Ideas, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern New York City is known for being expensive, so it’s always a pleasant surprise when you stumble upon free things to do there. The summer is the best time to take up on all the free offerings around the city, and LG News Intern Susmita Baral shares her finds on how to...
June 17th, 2011 | Budget Travel, City Travel, New York City | Read More

Bunk Up in Downtown Chicago on a Summer Beach Weekend (For Super Cheap)

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Nestled on the south shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago’s soft-sand beaches, skyscraper skyline, and diverse culinary scene make the city the throbbing heart of the Midwest. So if you’re dying to ditch your cubicle or stuffy office for a weekend getaway, check out Chicago....
June 2nd, 2011 | Budget Travel, Chicago | Read More

Stellenbosch On A Budget

Stellenbosch On A Budget
Stellenbosch, located on the Western Cape, is famous for its wine lands. With tons of wineries to explore, Stellenbosch is an essential stop on your trip throughout South Africa. Although the idea of a wine weekend may sound expensive, a great weekend in Stellenbosch does not have to be. How to get there: Take...
March 16th, 2011 | Budget Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, South Africa, Tours & Attractions | Read More

How To Avoid Money Pits Abroad – Saving Money on Travel

How To Avoid Money Pits Abroad – Saving Money on Travel
By Kayleigh Minicozzi LG Contributor Sometimes I find myself daydreaming of exciting adventures while glued to my computer keys for 12 hours of the day. I imagine myself packing up and heading to the Tuscan country side or leisurely sipping café au lait at a sidewalk bar on the Champs Elysees. Although...
March 16th, 2011 | Budget Travel | Read More

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats—Part 2

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats—Part 2
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent Sun, jeeps, questionable tour guides: Here’s what to expect when you’re trekking through Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni. Check out last week’s Part 1 for a guide to booking your tour. Spectacular whiteness Sunglasses required. At the salt flats, everything...
January 17th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent It’s about three days sans shower or heat, with possibly drunk drivers jeep-ing you across incredibly harsh and desolate desert terrain. And the seatbelts probably don’t even work. Excited yet? Thanks to its promise of adventure, otherworldly terrain, and dirt...
January 10th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Air Travel News 01.04.11

Air Travel News 01.04.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. 2010 Air Travel Summed Up:  Air Rage TSA pat-downs, “I’ve...
January 4th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Budget Travel, Extras, Food News, Getting There Deals | Read More

5 Spring Break Ideas for You and Your Girlfriends

5 Spring Break Ideas for You and Your Girlfriends
After toiling away all winter, there’s something immensely appealing about the idea of escaping the daily grind.  Whether or not you’re pursuing a higher education, just the phrase ‘spring break’ conjures up thoughts of a change of scenery.  It’s the perfect time to kick back and relax, or...
December 9th, 2010 | All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Group Travel, Parties, Festivals & Events, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

5 Reasons To Choose A Destination Wedding

5 Reasons To Choose A Destination Wedding
Congratulations.  You’ve found your partner for happily ever after and you’ve made it official.  But, with so many choices on where to host your Big Day, planning  might feel overwhelming. Think about what you love. If you already have a penchant for travel, consider having a destination...
November 11th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Couples Travel, Extras, Finances & Savings, Group Travel, Love on the Road, Parties, Festivals & Events, Shopping & Style | Read More