13 Jul 2010

A Broke-Ass Guide to Staycating

I hate the word ‘œstaycation.’  Hate it!  I do, however, like the concept.  Obviously broke, unwilling to charge one more thing on my credit card, and in desperate need of a break, I opted to take my vacation last week in the town where I live. I tried so hard

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
04 Jun 2010

Planning a Cashflow Positive Vaction

Sure, we talk about travel a lot around here because there’s nothing more frustrating than grinding through your job and being stuck in one place. It’s easy to get excited by a cheap fare out of town or out of the country, but it’s just as easy to forget that

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 0
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
28 May 2010

Great Advancements in Portable Beverage Technology

I talk about coffee pretty often, and that’s probably because I drink coffee way too often. It’s not uncommon for me to feel torn between my desire to spend as few dollars as possible and my desire to have an nice cup that doesn’t taste like the beans were roasted

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 0
23 Mar 2010

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: US Air Travel

Clearly I prefer Southwest Airlines, because of the cities I travel to as well as the fact that I have to check a bag. Also, the magic of this is all Southwest not me. I just travel a lot and am super flexible. You may not have a Southwest hub near you or you do not need to check a bag. You may have really specific dates that you need to travel on. There is a lot of information online about finding great deals, so don’t be bashful, look around! Since you asked me though, I’ll reiterate some of the conventional wisdom with a little sizzle twist.

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 1
13 Mar 2010

More Travel Porn: Jetsetter

With the recent amazing weather in New York, you may have forgotten that we are still smack-dab in the middle of resort season.  Those of us who don’t winter in St.Barts are less likely to pay attention to those seasonal designations but that doesn’t change the fact that it is

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 2
28 Feb 2010

A Broke-Ass Guide to Couchsurfing

I love traveling. It is what makes me happiest in life and is what I save my pennies for. Unfortunately, traveling today is effing expensive. While the cost is a definite deterrent, it only forces me to be craftier in my planning, and to take shortcuts whenever possible. One of

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 5
18 Feb 2010


So here’s something.  Last weekend I was in New York City which is the best, and I had to take the ol’ bus back to Boston which is the worst.  I was excited though because I was looking forward to 4 hours of uninterrupted WiFi time aboard the Megabus.  I

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11 Jan 2010

Escape from New York – Cheaply and Easily

We all love New York.  Everything about it is amazing, if you can Make It Here, big lights will inspire you and streets will do other stuff and everything is suffused with the glow of magic. But sometimes you just need to get the fuck out.  Whether it be for

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