budget travel

31 May 2018

Broke-Ass Honeymoon: How To Do It On A Shoestring

This article is specifically designed to be helpful for the thrifty young married couple who wants to have a honeymoon and is willing to make a few sacrifices to be able to afford it. Utilizing these strategies, my husband and I were able to have a whirlwind 2 week vacation in Europe, visiting Barcelona, Florence, Venice, Rome and Naples

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25 Jul 2016

Most Affordable European Countries to Travel to This Summer

  How do I know this? Because I just damn did it! I just came home from three glorious months in Europe. So, where should you go this summer on the cheap!? Italy By far my favourite place in Europe at the moment. Why? 2 Euro wine. Yep. That’s $2.19

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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19 Dec 2015

Tips for Traveling on a Budget in 2016

This is something my friend Keyatta Shade wrote as a Facebook post that we’ve decided to turn into an article. It’s damn good advice. You can stay on top of what Keyatta’s up to by signing up for his awesome email list Key’s List.   My close friends know I chose

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
06 Apr 2015

The Amazing and Cheap Insanity of the Barcelona Flea Market

As a kid, growing up in Italy, I used to often read the Babysitter’s Club series, along with similar kids’ books about everything American, such as tree houses and baseball and shopping malls. I remember being particularly stuck on the concept of garage sales. My mind was boggled by the

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
05 Oct 2011

Why You Probably Shouldn’t Get a Discount Massage in a Foreign Country

In a lot of ways, being broke is about picking and choosing where to spend your money.  Maybe you shop your dad’s closet, but pay $13 at the independent movie theater every week.  Maybe you eat $2 dumplings year round, but blow your wad on cool vacations a couple of

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