travel

28 Mar 2011

6 Quick, Cheap NYC Daytrips with Your Boo

Don’t let being too cheap or broke get you down in taking a trip with your significant other! Not when spring is imminent! Here are 6 great daytrips from NYC: 1) Montauk Going on the off-season is actually kind of cool, because it gives off a totally different vibe, PLUS

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
27 Mar 2011

How to Sleep on an Airplane

There’s got to be a better way! Sleeping on planes: Is it possible? If I had a dime for everyone I’ve ever heard say, “I just can’t sleep on a plane,” I would have at least $5. I used to be one of those people; I sat in that 14-square-inch

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 4
18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
22 Feb 2011

Cheap/Awesome Hostel at Point Reyes

While traveling during my semester abroad in college, I was totally amazed by and mildly obsessed with hostels.  The cheap, Broke-Ass friendly lodgings were always awesome in my experience, and even horror stories of drunk strangers urinating on a friend’s luggage didn’t phase me. Upon my return to the states,

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
03 Jan 2011

Just Another Roadside Attraction

For someone who doesn’t own a car and who’s points on their license renders them barely insurable,  I actually love driving. More specifically, I love road trips. I’ve never done the drive across America pilgrimage, but sometimes it doesn’t take more than a 20 mile radius to find weird shit

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
21 Dec 2010

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Travel Tipping

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: Dear Half-Price Headliner, I’m traveling for the holidays and never know what to tip for things like checking bags at the curb, airport shuttles, hotel

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 2
15 Sep 2010

FREE Travel Tips with Spotted by Locals

After having recently returned from a trip abroad, and my credit card sufficiently  maxed out, I only have one regret, that I didn’t know about Spotted by Locals before I left. I’ve never been one of those to thoroughly research places to go before I go on a trip. I’ll

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
07 Sep 2010

FREE and Weird U.S. Destinations

As the saying goes ‘œThe best things in life are free.’  While I agree wholeheartedly, my newest interpretation of that adage is that ‘œthe best free things in life are weird.’  I came to this conclusion on a recent trip to Salt Lake City, Utah, where I visited a particularly

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
28 Jul 2010

Free (Quality!) Languages Classes from the BBC

Sometimes after watching the delightfully charming movie “Amelie” or eating a chocolate croissant, I take a few minutes to dream a little dream in which I am bicycling around Paris without a care in the world, admiring its twinkilng lights with Nutella dripping down my little excited face. But then

Jill S. 0