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Travel Budget: India

Travel Budget: India A photo posted by Stephen Lioy (@slioy) on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:51pm PST   One of the things I’ve gotten away from in the past year has been publishing my travel budgets in an attempt to help other backpackers get a feel for how much they can expect to spend in … Continue reading »

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Paris At Night: 7 Things to Do After Dark in the City of Light

Paris At Night: 7 Things to Do After Dark in the City of Light Paris is one of those world cities so grand that you could stay for years and never run out of new places to go and new things to do during the day. For all the many travel articles I see written … Continue reading »

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Lost in the Louvre Museum: Paris’ Most Crowded Moments.

Lost in the Louvre Museum: Paris’ Most Crowded Moments. If you’ve ever visited Paris’ Louvre Museum, perhaps you can recall a moment that looked a little like this: My first visit to the museum, on my first trip to Paris back in 2006, was very much like that. An all-out sprint to the Mona Lisa … Continue reading »

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How to Travel the World for Free *: A Detailed Guide (Review)

How to Travel the World for Free *: A Detailed Guide (-Book Review) Though I may not talk about it much on here, I consider myself a fairly savvy participant in the frequent flier and hotel points game. If you’ve been reading for a long time, you may remember a few years ago when I … Continue reading »

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Old City Vienna: Ten Reasons YOU Should Visit

Old City Vienna: 10 Reasons YOU Should Visit There are so many great things to do in Vienna that even after spending several weeks there over ┬áthe past few years I haven’t but barely begun to scratch the surface. Not even counting the potential for short trips to the outskirts of the city, one could … Continue reading »

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Travel Budget: Istanbul

Travel Budget: Istanbul Of all the places I pass through on a regular basis, Istanbul is probably the one where I’m least likely to pay much attention to my budget. It strikes me as a places where you could just pennypinch the whole time and get by on a threadbare budget, but that by spending … Continue reading »

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Travel Budget: Azerbaijan

Travel Budget: Azerbaijan Not only is Azerbaijan one of my least favorite travel destinations ever, but to add insult to injury it was also a pretty expensive place to explore! For starters, the tourist visa costs around $170 for Americans. I’d hoped for a cheaper transit visa but the consulate I applied at (Batumi, Georgia) … Continue reading »

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The Third Man Vienna Sewers Tour – A Smelly Way to Spend a Vacation

The Third Man Vienna Sewers Tour It looks like nothing so much as a giant metal maw just waiting to swallow unsuspecting tourists. This is the entrance to the Vienna Sewers. This is one of those rare instance where I recommend finding a tour. These sewers are closed to the public otherwise, and the one … Continue reading »

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