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Archive: March 2014
mar 31
Waikiki, Hawaii

An Affordable One-Day Tour of Honolulu

We've created a full day for you that can be done on a very affordable budget. Best of all, you'll spend it immersed in the rich history and culture of Hawaii.
mar 26

Take a Maple Syrup Road Trip!

Explore the short, sweet "sugarmaking" season in some of the most beautiful regions in North America.
mar 26

What Are Your Favorite Things To Do In Lima and Cusco?

I'll be visiting Peru next month and you can come, too! Follow along with my adventures as I post photos from the road to our Instagram page, @budgettravel.
mar 25
Cotopaxi volcano looms over Quito, Ecuador

Great Getaways: Three Days in Quito, Ecuador

Here's how to spend 72 hours in what locals call "the city of bell towers." Check out the following itinerary and be sure to bring your walking shoes!
mar 19

A European City in South America!

Buenos Aires rolls out one of the finest arrays of food, style, history, and fun this side of the Atlantic!
mar 18
Dreamcatchers for sale at the market

Amazon Adventures in Tarapoto, Peru

One of the most beautiful places to visit during your Peruvian adventure is Tarapoto, otherwise known as "City of Palms."
mar 17
Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Tips For Visiting Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is one of many temple complexes near the modern city of Siem Reap. Here are my best tips for touring the area.
mar 14
Sydney Harbour in Australia

How to do Sydney on a Budget

A little bit of planning goes a long way as Sydney is full of natural beauty, hidden hotspots, and exciting events. The best part: many of them are free.
mar 12
Pueblo Libre in Lima, Peru

A Stroll through Lima’s Historic Pueblo Libre

if you're in Lima for a few days and longing to escape the tourist herds, check out this walking tour through more than 1,600 years of Peru's vast history.
mar 07

Spring Getaways to America's Coolest Small Towns!

When I sat down with Al Roker and Stephanie Abrams on The Weather Channel's "Wake Up With Al," I expected to recommend some great spring getaways. I didn't expect to sing "Cool Berlin" for an audience of 2 million!
mar 06
Temples of Bagan, Myanmar

A Spiritual Journey to Myanmar

Visiting the temples of Myanmar, and perhaps, taking part in a retreat at a meditation center, can help you to tap into your own personal spirituality.
mar 05
Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine, Florida

Great Getaways: Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine

Whether you're looking for a golf getaway or a Florida family vacation, we've rounded up six affordable adventures in Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine that should be on your radar.
mar 04
Hobbiton in Matamata, New Zealand

The Hobbit’s Ultimate Guide to New Zealand

To take a walk in the footsteps of The Hobbit, here is our guide to many of the locations where scenes from the movies were filmed.

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