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6 Things to do in Budapest on a budget

Budapest, as a city, is an extremely affordable destination. However, as we started our research into what to see and do on a Budapest city break, we quickly realized how easily a budget Budapest trip could go bust. Almost every tourist attraction charges an entry fee – some upwards of nearly $20 USD.… Read the rest


The Free City Circle Tram #35 loops the city and provides brief commentary during the ride and is one of the 5 free tours in Melbourne that we took.

5 free tours in Melbourne

We’re not huge fans of organized tours. Not only do they eat up a chunk of our budget, but we are averse to being paraded through an area by a paddle-wielding guide. We usually prefer doing our own research, defining our own route and moving at our own pace.… Read the rest


Visiting the Sky Garden in London

London is an expensive city, there’s no doubt about it. As budget travelers, we’ve focused on seeking out low-cost activities, which has equated to creating our own self-guided walking tours and being content with seeing most of the sights from the outside.… Read the rest


Spa Day and an Opera in Budapest: Opera House from outisde

Affordable experiences in Budapest: Spa, Opera, Dinner

Budapest is a big city. It is full of iconic sights, bridges and interesting neighborhoods – and a lot of walking in between. There are a plethora of cafes to get us going in the morning and bars that keep us out late at night.… Read the rest


Sao Vicente de Fora Lisbon Portugal

Out our front door in Lisbon: Sao Vicente de Fora

Part Three of a series: Out our front door: Sao Vicente de Fora. Every time we book accommodations in a new city we are taking a leap of faith. We rely on reviews and attempt to seek out places with local flavor that are still within walking (or public transportation) distance to sights.Read the rest


Budget for Phu Quoc Vietnam JetSetting Fools

Budget for Phu Quoc, Vietnam: Affordable Luxury

Vietnam, as a country, is affordable. At least more affordable than any other country we have traveled to so far on our journey. We weren’t sure what to budget for Phu Quoc, Vietnam – an island off the southern tip of the country.Read the rest


Things to do in Brisbane Australia on a Budget

Things to do in Brisbane on a budget: 4 Free Activities

Advice like, ‘budget travelers should avoid expensive countries like Australia and French Polynesia,’ falls on deaf ears to travelers like us. We are on a budget; a pretty tight one at that, but cutting out some of this world’s most beautiful scenery and wonderful people just doesn’t jive with our overall plan.Read the rest


Parque Municipal Llao Llao Bariloche Argentina

A walk in the park: Parque Municipal Llao-Llao in Bariloche

The well-maintained paths at the Parque Municipal Llao-Llao in Bariloche, Argentina lead to incredible vistas set within their natural landscapes. The park is about an hour away from town (by an inexpensive bus ticket of about $1) and entrance to the park is free to visitors.… Read the rest