Archive for the ‘Budget Travel’ Category

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality
Today we’re departing from our normal book review to get tips from Barbara Singer, author of Living Without Reservations: A Journey By Land and Sea in Search of Happiness about how she made her dream of travel happen. At the tender age of 44 years old, Barbara Singer decided to reinvent her life....
November 9th, 2010 | Budget Travel, City Travel, Cultural Travel, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back, Working Abroad | Read More

Lagos Tourism: Pros and Cons of visiting Lagos, Portugal

Lagos Tourism: Pros and Cons of visiting Lagos, Portugal
After almost a year of living in London, my visa was running out, and so was my cash.  Returning to the other end of the world (New Zealand) meant waving goodbye to the opportunity of a quick weekend getaway to the European mainland.  So, I joined a couple of friends in a last-ditch effort to see more...
November 4th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Europe | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Final Moments

Here’s the final installment in our series of of Jet Set Zero Italy roundups, written by Courtney Scott. As the final week of Jet Set Zero snuck up on us, our fate dangled in the wind.  Where would we go next?  How could we earn money?  Would we ever see our new friends again?  With major...
September 22nd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 5 Roundup

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 5 Roundup
Find out what the girls were up to during Week 5 in the roundups below, written by Courtney Scott (www.courtneyscott.tv) and Sarah Bailey. And watch Italy Episode 1 on Jet Set Zero! Nettuno by night. In Week 5 of Jet Set Zero’s Italy adventure, the girls faced their final job placement as English teachers. ...
September 15th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Plan a staycation and see your city through a new lens

Plan a staycation and see your city through a new lens
Almost exactly one year after quitting my job to live the lost girl life abroad, I’m finally returning home to the States. For me, the greatest souvenir from my travels will be the pair of tourist eyes I’ve acquired…a way of viewing the world with a fresh, eager-and-awed perspective. What is...
September 9th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, City Travel, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition
All the best things about Italy–local wines, lazy lakes, the countryside, the piazzas–are here in Courtney Scott’s Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4 roundup, with a few unexpected challenges and off-the-beaten-path adventures. Read on for a vicarious romp through the small town of Lanuvio,...
August 11th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

The Un-Spring Break Spring Break: Sayulita, Mexico

The Un-Spring Break Spring Break: Sayulita, Mexico
Not that there’s anything wrong with the bro-tastic trip to wet t-shirt land or any shame in throwing back shots like a freshman trying to pregame in her dorm before an RA walks by. But let’s just say you were in the market for a beach vacation that felt a little less MTV-inspired. May we suggest...
August 3rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Budget Travel, Extras, Featured, Featured Getaway, Group Travel, Mexico | Read More

Air Travel News 7.23.10

Air Travel News 7.23.10
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. Job Hunting?  Check Here! For the first time in recent history...
July 23rd, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Caribbean, Extras, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals | Read More

Dispatches from South America: Cuenca, Ecuador City Guide

Dispatches from South America: Cuenca, Ecuador City Guide
Lost Girl Leah Moushey just kicked off a seven month trip trekking around South America. Her first stop is Cuenca, Equador where she’s spending several weeks staying with a host family, taking classes, and throwing herself into the Spanish language and the Ecuadorian lifestyle. From bar and market...
July 19th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Central and South America, Ecuador, Food News | Read More

Air Travel News 7.16.10

Air Travel News 7.16.10
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. Don’t Expect Them to Pick Up the Tab It’s aggravating...
July 16th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Budget Travel, Leaving & Coming Home | Read More