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3 Tips To Haggling Prices In Vietnam
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3 Tips To Haggling Prices In Vietnam

One of the biggest adjustments I had to make when I moved to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, after college was the idea that it is perfectly acceptable, expected even, to argue with a merchant about the price of their goods or services. It’s just a part of life. A […]

Pan-American Transmissions Part 5: 10,000 Ways From Panama To Colombia, None Of Them Paved
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Pan-American Transmissions Part 5: 10,000 Ways From Panama To Colombia, None Of Them Paved

Pan-American Transmissions Part 5 “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. Check back as new dispatches are posted from the road. The Pan-American highway runs from […]

A Glut Of New Cheap Flights Are Coming To Asia
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A Glut Of New Cheap Flights Are Coming To Asia

Good news Mr. and Mrs. I-haven’t-worn-pants-in-six-months, I-won’t-pay-more-than-one-dollar-for-lunch, that-street-vendor-won’t-get-away-with-charging-me-10%-more-than-the-locals, my-monthly-hostel-costs-equal-your-Netflix-fees, I’m-sick-of-Thailand-because-there-are-too-many-expats-like-myself-there backpacker in Asia, there’s going to be whole slew of new budget options for flights in the region coming up this year. As The WSJ is reporting, regional airliners including Cebu Air, Singapore Air, Tiger Airways, JetStar and AirAsia X […]

A Cheap Bastard’s Guide To Traveling
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A Cheap Bastard’s Guide To Traveling

Pan-American Transmissions Part 3: Costa Rica “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. Check back as new dispatches are posted from the road. They warned us […]

Yes Virginia, It’s Safe To Visit Egypt (And Cheap Too)
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Yes Virginia, It’s Safe To Visit Egypt (And Cheap Too)

Who says travel bloggers aren’t journalists? Okay, lots of people, but that doesn’t stop a few of them (us) from putting boots on the ground and getting some real reporting done, outside of listing out our top 10 favorite places to drink around the world, or how you can get […]

Check Out Our Favorite Site For Discount Lift Tickets
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Check Out Our Favorite Site For Discount Lift Tickets

Despite the fact that here in the U.S. we’ve been experiencing what some are calling a “Winterless Wonderland” due to the record-setting lack of snow in parts of the country, we are still entering the high season for winter sports. And for those of you within driving distance of slopes where you don’t […]

Would A Greek Default Mean More Tourists?
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Would A Greek Default Mean More Tourists?

News broke this week of a German tour operator attempting to amend their contracts with Greek hotels to include language that would allow payments in a new Greek currency (presumably a cheaper valued one) should the country drop the Euro. Which begs the question: Would a defaulted Greece mean cheaper […]

How Much Money Do You Really Save Using The Gas Buddy Phone App?
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How Much Money Do You Really Save Using The Gas Buddy Phone App?

The Gas Buddy app is no secret to the world of road trippers with smart phones. It’s a gracefully simple idea: Travelers update current gas prices as you see them so drivers can find the cheapest gas. It’s beautiful — the collective travelers’ middle fingers in the direction of rising […]

How To Fly Cheap To Europe This Fall
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How To Fly Cheap To Europe This Fall

Just in time for your recently depleted bank account (thank you new winter coat!), the NY Times decided to give you a few suggestions on how to find cheap flights this fall (and winter) to Europe. Of the six suggestions, the most useful is their first: Use a jump city. […]

7 Cities To Stretch The Dollar
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7 Cities To Stretch The Dollar

Here at The Expeditioner offices, we work like dogs. We are forced to deal with annoying content meetings, an excruciating traffic-ridden commute and a sneaky office kitchen thief (whoever has been swiping my Triple Double Oreos cut it out. Maria, this means you). So when we travel it is imperative […]

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