Budget Travel Travel Articles
Finally, a Galapagos Trip You Can Afford Glamorous cruise ships plying the waters of the Galápagos...they come with glamorous prices, too. But Vickie Lillo has found a way for "ordinary" folk to visit the islands on a pauper's budget. Visiting Thailand – Indie Style Thailand has a well-deserved reputation as backpacker paradise, but for those who are jaded by tourist hordes, there is far more to see in this country; anthropologist Stephen Le explains how. Indie Travel in Malaysia for $10 Per Day Anthropologist and extreme budget-traveler Stephen Le recently explored Malaysia's wildlife, culture, and cuisine on $10 USD a day. Find out how! A Cheap Accommodation Alternative for the London Olympics Hotel rooms are expensive in London for this summer's Olympics, but there is an alternative. Camping at the Games provides a gold medal experience at bronze medal prices. Why a Home Exchange is a Great Indie Travel Experience When Margaret Foley and her family began traveling using home exchanges, they discovered that nothing about home life is universal. Trek Around the World Part of what we love about indie travel is doing the abnormal – getting outside the box of the typical one or two week vacation. Every other week we are going to profile a longer trip – not necessarily a round the world trip – but a trip that offers a little bit more. In [...] America on a Shoestring When planning a RTW trip, the United States often gets ignored because of the high cost of travel. Cambell Klose is here to give you tips for traveling around the US on a budget. A Classic RTW Trip In this week's Indie Flight Hacking, Adam Seper breaks down a classic RTW route that encompasses some of the most popular round the world destinations. Paradise on a Budget: Eco Retreats that Won’t Break the Bank From a detox and yoga retreat in Thailand to Mexican eco-casitas and even a Hawaiian surf camp, here are 8 eco-conscious resorts where you won’t have to max out the credit card. Spicing Up the Classic RTW Route Our new series, Indie Flight Hacking will guide you through a new indie travel experience each week. This trip takes you to some incredibly diverse places with lots of opportunities for exciting side trips at each destination, but it's very doable in the context of a short or long trip.