Category: travel

Mini Travel Guide: The Bahamas

Traveling to The Bahamas, tips, things to do, places to go.

Ahhh, who doesn’t daydream of laying on a tropical beach? You’ve got a cocktail in hand, hot guy in tow, a cool ocean breeze, and cerulean ocean waters as far as the eye can see? Of course, when we picture this we dream of far off places in the south Pacific. Less often imagined, however, is the stunning island nation of the Bahamas just 100 miles off the coast of Florida.


The Cheapskate Guide To: Tijuana

Want to travel cheap in Tijuana? Like, EXTRA cheap? Click through for a local's tips on $28 Airbnbs, $4 Mexican pizzas, and free readings from famous actors –
Did you know that Tijuana, Mexico is only 35 minutes south of San Diego? And you can take a trolley from San Diego to the border and then walk over?! Today, lifelong Tijuana resident Nicté Trujillo is telling us about $24 hotels, $4 tlayuda (aka ‘Mexican pizza’), and free art exhibits!


Mini Travel Guide: Queensland, Australia

 Looking for a travel guide to Queensland, Australia? This written-by-a-local travel guide will tell you what to do, where to go, what to eat, and how to deal when an Aussie 'takes the piss'! –

No travel guide to Queensland, Australia would be complete without cultural tips for navigating the Australian sense of humor. True story: I had several Australian friends when I lived in Taiwan and I spent most of our friendship wondering if they even liked me!

Read on for Sandra’s advice on eating ‘bush tucker,’ getting free rental cars (I’ve done this! It’s great!), and how to travel through Aboriginal Australia respectfully.


The Cheapskate Guide To: Los Angeles

Want to see Los Angeles on the cheap? Click through for a local's recommendations on $35 beach camping, $2 tacos, and $8 double feature movies –
Is it snowing/sleeting/freezing where you are? Are you reading this while wearing 17 sweaters? Me, too. This is our friendly reminder that LAX is the second biggest airport in the U.S., with jillions of cheap flights in and out every day. Today, LA local Mandy Sutton is telling us about beach camping for $35 a night, $2 tacos, and $8 double features at iconic movie theaters!


Mini Travel Guide: Belgium

Looking for a travel guide to Belgium? Look no further! Great Belgium travel tips on what to do, where to stay, what to eat, and how to navigate the culture!

Welp, I’m afraid you’re going to have to add Belgium to your list of ‘Places I Didn’t Know I Wanted To Go Until Now.’ An optical illusion church? A forest so covered in bluebells it’s called The Blue Forest? Two distinct kinds of waffles?!! INTO IT.


The Cheapskate Guide To: Atlanta

Want to travel cheap in Atlanta? Click through for tips on $15 camping, $1.95 biscuits, $10 river tubing, and free Walking Dead tours! >>

It’s getting colder. Don’t you think it’d be a great time for a long weekend someplace warm? Atlanta’s still in the high 60s in November and with a huge airport, it’s easy and cheap to get direct flights! Today, Atlanta local Katie McLendon is telling us about $15 a night camping (or $85 a night glamping), $1.95 biscuits, $10 river tubing, and free Walking Dead tours!