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Welcome to the eighth Travel on a Shoestring Carnival for Asia, Oz. Here you’ll find Asian, Australian, New Zealand, and Oceania travel tips for those without a lot of money to spend.
Photo inspiration this week comes from my friend Ciaron, currently gallivanting around Japan.  While this image is from one of his previous trips, you and [...]

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Europe makes it so easy, even for the busy tourist, to take a meandering stroll through a public park.  Due to their central locations, the following parks are hardly an addition to a traveler’s checklist — indeed, they connect visitor points of interest so smoothly, you’ll think you planned to take that little break in [...]

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Welcome to the eighth 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.
Speaking of the Caribbean, have you followed this horror story of the Triumph cruise gone awry?  Apparently the passengers couldn’t catch a [...]

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Every Monday, the Deutsche Guggenheim Museum in Berlin opens its exhibition to the public for free.  Located on Unter den Linden, it’s nearly equidistant from Museuminsel or the Brandenburg Gate and is a quick hop from Gendarmenmarkt.  Plan 30 minutes to an hour to view the artwork and browse the gift shop in this relatively [...]

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The days are getting longer and lighter.  The New Year’s debris has finally been cleared from the streets.  Snowfall has turned to rain.  And so, once again it is time for Berlin to put giant bears on posters, roll out red carpets across town, and welcome the glitterati of the film world to the city.  [...]

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Welcome to this week’s Travel on a Shoestring Carnival, focusing on the highlights of the European continent. Photographic inspiration of the Crimean vineyards at harvest time comes to us from Q. Sakamakil at National Geographic’s Best Trips 2013. Click on the image to view further pictures of this Ukrainian destination.

Four posts from France [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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!

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