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City Tips

Welcome to the third Travel on a Shoestring Carnival for the Americas. Here you’ll find North American, Central American and Caribbean travel tips for those without a lot of money to spend. We have an eclectic mix of posts this week, so let’s get right to it.
Winner in the “I Can’t Believe They Blogged [...]

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I returned from my second trip to Sweden last week and gathered a few more tips for no-budget travelers headed to Stockholm via Nyköping (Skavsta Airport). Find them after the jump.

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The contribution of teachers — present and retired — will be celebrated in Ithaca, NY, the last two weeks of February in an event called Winter Recess. Present your school ID, proof of union membership or retiree status, or a letter on school letterhead signed by your principal to qualify for discounts on lodging, [...]

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Welcome to the second Travel on a Shoestring Carnival for the Americas. Here you’ll find North American, Central American and Caribbean travel tips for those without a lot of money to spend.
If you only have time to read one post this week, let me recommend the oddly named The Secret Lives of Travelers by Susan [...]

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I took a three-day weekend trip to Hamburg and didn’t even hit 65 euros. I’ll show you how after the jump.

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It’s that time again: cheap flights have been advertised and purchased and I am travel scheming.
I am calling once again on the collective knowledge of my readership for tips and tricks for Venice (and the Veneto region generally), Ljubljana (and Slovenia generally), Malta and finally Stuttgart (and Baden-Württemberg generally). Trips are planned for [...]

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This week, “Frugal Traveler” Matt Gross of the NY Times details a weekend in Seattle. Again, he has the envy-worth budget of $500 for two days on the town (which I guess makes me a “grunge aficionado” in his book). We’ll look more closely at where his money goes after the jump.

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It seems my whole world is on strike lately, what with not being able to ride the suburban trains here in Berlin or get my almost-daily “Daily Show” fix on the interwebs. It’s no good living 2 minutes from the S-Bahn station or having high-speed when your public servants of transportation and humor refuse [...]

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Grace and Co. over at design*sponge have put together a number of city guides highlighting interesting retailers and restaurants in major cities across North America. While I expect most of the goods on display to tip the high end of the scale, there are a handful of secondhand and antique stores recommended and inspiration [...]

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In August I posted a request for reader tips to the high-budget destinations of London and Stockholm. To the worthy advice of my readers on the former, I add my own observations following my recent travels to both.

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