Archive for the ‘Finances & Savings’ Category

The World’s 8 Best Low-Cost Air Carriers

The World’s 8 Best Low-Cost Air Carriers
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor When traveling around the globe, the cost of your plane ticket is likely to be the largest expense you’ll incur.  If you don’t mind sacrificing a little comfort and amenities—but never safety!—to save money, you’ll have to look beyond...
July 9th, 2010 | Air, Asia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Europe, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings | Read More

Entertainment: Free Summer-Night Flicks in NYC Parks

Entertainment: Free Summer-Night Flicks in NYC Parks
Everyone knows entertainment in NYC does not come cheap. Especially if you’re traveling as a couple (budget money for nice dinners, drinks, clubs, shows etc.) or with girlfriends (budget even more money for all of the above + shopping)…. But, thanks to the city’s fantastic FREE summer movie...
June 30th, 2010 | City Travel, Featured, Finances & Savings, New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Featured Blog of the Week: Twenty-Something Travel

Featured Blog of the Week: Twenty-Something Travel
This week’s featured blog comes from our friend, Steph, over at Twenty-SomethingTravel.com, a blog about travel for young people; the why, the where and the how. Here, she shares some great (and easy!) tips on how to stash away a nice chunk of travel money. ***** The Small Things: 9 Little Ways...
June 11th, 2010 | Featured, Finances & Savings, Planning | Read More

Air Travel News 6.4.10

Air Travel News 6.4.10
by Nancy Yeomans 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. Summer Travel Means More $$, More Crowds Air travel this summer...
June 4th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Finances & Savings, North America, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Savvy Cash Savers in London

Savvy Cash Savers in London
London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. With the killer exchange rate, the US dollar doesn’t hold a candle to the British pound. But don’t let that impact your itinerary because London is a travel-must. So, whether you’re passing through or setting up shop for a while,...
April 5th, 2010 | Budget Travel, England, Finances & Savings | Read More

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Tales of travel bloggers who rake in six-figures remind me of the opening montage of He’s Just Not That Into You. In the scene, 20 and 30-something single women swap relationship fictions -the reformed cheater, the suddenly pro-marriage live-in boyfriend. It...
September 17th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Finances & Savings, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Ultra Cheap Flights to Sydney this Summer

Ultra Cheap Flights to Sydney this Summer
Earlier this month, I took a 26-hour marathon flight from New York to Australia to be one of the first to experience Vivid Sydney-a three-week music and light festival that transformed the city’s harbor into a living art canvas. During my trip, I blogged about the experience for PeterGreenberg.com....
June 23rd, 2009 | Air, Australia, Finances & Savings | Read More

Global Giving: A risk-free way to channel funds to those in need

Global Giving: A risk-free way to channel funds to those in need
Even in this ultra-tough economy, people are still donating to charitable causes in record numbers. Maybe it helps us to get a little perspective on our own financial situation when we take the time to consider someone else’s-and feel good to help those who are less fortunate. But even those kind...
May 14th, 2009 | Finances & Savings, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Spring Break in Spain: Flying on Continental, Clickair and Spanair

Spring Break in Spain: Flying on Continental, Clickair and Spanair
Last week, Syracuse junior Ashlee Davis shared how she managed to book a last-minute Spring Break trip to Spain for less than a single credit hour at her university. The tickets were cheap-but were the worth the money? Ashlee reports on her experiences at 30,000 feet. *************** I flew Continental...
May 7th, 2009 | Air, Europe, Finances & Savings, Studying Abroad | Read More

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget
This week and next, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch will be sending us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Will her journey be “Shag” revisited? Stay tuned to find out… ******* Saturday morning: up bright and early to get a head start on our trip...
March 19th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Finances & Savings, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, United States | Read More