Finding the best places to eat in Amsterdam where you’re on a tight budget can be tricky as eating in Amsterdam seems expensive. As a resident of 2+ years of Amsterdam, I wrote this guide to where to eat in Amsterdam on a budget for anyone looking for cheap restaurants in Amsterdam who want to also eat at non-chains that provide some healthy options! It’s possible to stay on a budget while eating in Amsterdam, so keep reading for the best cheap eats in Amsterdam.…
How to see the tulip fields near Amsterdam for free by a local
I’m obsessed with tulips and one of my favorite parts of living in the Netherlands is going to the tulip fields in Holland each year. I include tips for seeing the tulip fields near Amsterdam for free!
Although most people visit Keukenhof, it’s very easy to see the Dutch tulip fields without a tour or a bike. You can easily visit the fields on a budget, so read for tips on how to see the tulip fields in the Netherlands for free two different ways.…
Tips for travel in Japan on a budget
If you’re planning a trip to Japan, you know that Japan isn’t cheap. We had an amazing and cheap trip around Japan where I was able to spend 15 euros per day on food and minimize costs within Japan. Keep read for tips for visiting Japan on a budget.
This guide for saving money into Japan is divided into two sections: how to save money traveling TO Japan (before your trip!) and how to save money in Japan (once you’ve arrived).…
How to visit France on a budget: Thirteen cost-cutting tips for travel in France
If you’re visiting France, you might be wondering how you can afford your trip between the food, the hotels, and the attractions. However, it’s definitely possible to visit France on a budget.
These are tips that I’ve perfected via my time living in Paris, traveling in France, and my dad’s recent trip around France. Traveling on a budget isn’t always about surviving on a shoestring, but cutting back on unnecessary expenses to splurge on the experiences that matter to you. I wrote this blog post together with my dad based on his recent trip to Provence and my travel around France. This post has been recently updated based on a recent trip. (April 2019).…
How to ride the NYC subway: Essential subway tips by a New Yorker
I grew up in New York City, so it perplexes me when visiting friends tell me they don’t understand the New York City public transportation system. Let’s fix this now.
In this NYC subway guide by a native New Yorker, you’ll find essential tips on how to ride the New York City subway, how not to get on the wrong subway, what not to do on the New York City subway, how to get from JFK to Manhattan by subway, and other insider tips for the New York city subway by a New Yorker.…
How to visit Rhine Valley on a budget
Most people think of luxury when they think of Rhine Valley, however it’s possible to visit Rhine Valley on a budget . I absolutely love castles and vineyards, however I don’t have the money for a Viking River Cruise through Germany (I wish!).
This is a guide to the Rhine Valley region visiting the beautiful UNESCO heritage sites of the Upper Rhine Valley without sacrificing thousands of euros for a river cruise.
This is simple: castles, wine, charming towns, and nature. Your trip has gone horribly wrong if you don’t end up seeing at minimum 2 castles while in Rhine Valley.
For wine lovers, the famous German Riesling from close-by Mosel & Rhine Valley is cheap and easily available. The beauty of the region surprised me, and there’s plenty to do outdoors. Lastly, find out how to save money while staying in a castle.…
20+ Things to Know Before You Travel By Bus in the USA
I have many talents, but driving is not one of them. I’ve never been given a driver’s license, so I’ve been forced to travel by bus in the USA. Although it’s maybe not “cool” to travel by buses around the United States, taking Greyhound buses and Megabus is often a good cheap way to travel around the USA.
Keep reading for my recommendations for the bus companies in the United States, reviews of different bus companies in the US, what to know about bus travel in the United States, and what to bring on long bus trips in the United States.
How to save money for travel: Thirty realistic money saving tips for anyone
As much as I want to pretend that travel is cheap, travel costs money. As someone who lived close to the poverty line for a couple years, I know how hard it is to save money for travel.
I’ve focused these tips on how to save money for travel for any salary rather than focusing on money saving tips for those who earn enough that a latte each day is something that you can cut out of your budget. Keep reading for my very real and battle-tested tips on how to save for travel… I’ve had a lot of questions on how I save for travel as I’m quite frugal and I hope this answers some of the questions.
Rainbow Springs State Park, the most beautiful day trip from Orlando Florida
My grandparents live in Orlando, Florida, so I’ve gone countless times to the theme parks in Orlando. Sometimes, you’re looking for something a little different. On my last trip, I took a day trip from Orlando to Rainbow Springs State Park in Dunnellon, Florida.
As much as I love my family, there’s something about being out in nature away from the parking lots, strip malls, and real estate developments that define so much of Florida. As soon as I reached the crystal-clear water of Rainbow Springs, I felt a sigh of relief amidst all the greenery. Keep reading for the best budget day trip from Orlando.…
Insider’s Guide to Singapore On a Budget: Your complete guide to cheap Singapore
This is an insider’s guide to Singapore by locals. Fun fact: I lived in Singapore for a hot summer on a broke student’s budget. However, I have written this up to date guide with tips for Singapore together with Brooke and Alaine.
Singapore is not considered to be a budget destination, however it is possible to visit Singapore on a budget. With insider tips for Singapore, you’ll find things to do in singapore on a budget, cheap food in Singapore, and where to stay in Singapore on a budget.
The city-nation of Singapore is truly a traveler’s paradise: Everyone speaks flawless English, public transit is fantastic, the streets are clean of gum, there’s even Michelin starred food stalls, and there’s sunny weather year-round. Keep reading for more!…