From the monthly archives:

January 2013

Welcome to this week’s oversized Travel on a Shoestring Carnival. We’ve got posts from 3/4 of the world collected here for your reading pleasure. Best get started!

Photographic inspiration for this edition comes from National Geographic’s Photo of the Day series — a picture taken of the Great Sphinx in 1921 by Society photographer [...]


Here’s your chance to share your travel stories and advice with other no-budget travelers.
Travel on a Shoestring blog carnivals seek to highlight the best recent posts from across the blogosphere on budget travel topics. Each Saturday, a new area of the globe will be featured. Each carnival is published once per month on Saturday of [...]


This has got to be the “best” travel deal I received in my e-mailbox in 2012.

Seriously, Austrian Airlines? If I want to spend over $4000 on plane tickets, I’ll be sure to fly all the way around the world while I’m doing it …
What bogus travel deals came your way in 2012? And [...]


I take public transportation in every city I visit. When researching my options for a trip to Amsterdam last year, I calculated that the three-day ticket would be my best bet for getting around the city inexpensively.
What I didn’t know was that the Amsterdam metro system pretty much sucks.  The tickets aren’t valid on [...]


Fresh Content?!

January 4, 2013

in Travel

[Taps microphone] Is anyone still out there?
It’s your errant traveler Hilary here. Still alive and kicking around the planet.
Consider this your warning that fresh content is on its way …
Say HELLO in the comments if I showed up in your feed!