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31 May 2018

Why Reno is a Great Escape

Oh Reno, how I love you. I want to pet your seedy underbelly. Let your vintage neon signs light up my face. Eat your $10 prime rib at midnight. Wonder about the sordid history of the carpet in your casinos. Watch your river flow by and let my mind wander.

Heather Robinson - Artisanal Trouble Maker 0
21 Feb 2018

Bakeries and Bioluminescence in Point Reyes

By Anna Parker Realizing that I was one of approximately five people in the entire Bay Area who had never been to Point Reyes, I decided that it was time to remedy the situation earlier this week. What could be better than dragging a couple of friends along for a

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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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07 Jan 2016

Travel Tips on the Cheap This Winter

Now that the holiday craziness is over…it might be nice time to really relax. Here’s how to jet set on a serious budget this winter

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16 Nov 2015

Adventures of Justin, The Most Interesting Man on Instagram

I’m on the phone with Justin Alexander. He’s calling from the roof of a Mexican restaurant where he’s bivouacking (sleeping under the stars) somewhere in the American Southwest. He explains that rooftops are ideal for urban camping. They provide safety and concealment and tend to pick up free wifi–tonight he’s

Charles Daly - Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 1
15 Jun 2015

Profile of a Modern-Day Adventurer: Train Hopping & Hitchhiking in America

Ever wanted to just drop everything and go? Ever wanted to run away and join the circus, live a life on the high seas, train hop, hitch hike, explore abandoned buildings and have the greatest adventure of all? Adventure, along with a problematic lack of patience, is what entices me

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
31 Aug 2012

Get First World Prices on a Third World Budget in NYC

Upon my return from 5 months abroad volunteering and traveling, in Nepal and India I expected a bit of culture shock. I’ve had some minor incidences in my three weeks being back. I almost freaked out at a restaurant when a large glass of water, packed with ice so high it would

May S. - Couch-Change Spelunker 0
22 Feb 2012

Smells on the Chinatown Bus

It’s kind of insane that after 25 years as a broke-ass, I had never taken the Chinatown bus until last weekend.  Don’t get me wrong, I adore budget travel– I’ve been cramped on overnight buses in Portugal, watched a boy floss his teeth with twine as he sat across from

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0