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Top 10 Free Things To Do In New York City This Summer
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Top 10 Free Things To Do In New York City This Summer

1) Explore Governors Island Long an unpopulated 172-acre island sitting enticingly off the tip of Manhattan, Governors Island was recently taken over by the city and opened up to the public for free access. A ferry shuttles visitors from Friday – Sunday from Manhattan and Brooklyn to the island and drops them off, free […]

Video: Barcelona — By Skateboard
Video: Barcelona — By Skateboard

Video: Barcelona — By Skateboard

Come see Barcelona with Danny. You remember Danny, right? My 37-year-old unemployed friend who spends his days in Barcelona drinking coffee, smoking, cigarettes, and skateboarding around the city with nary a care. Yes, I’m jealous. Enjoy this unique look at Barcelona.

Budget Friendly Tips On Bike’n It Around The World
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Budget Friendly Tips On Bike’n It Around The World

It just so happens that exactly one year ago I was ripping around Beijing in a wolfpack of other cyclists. First I headed South, through Tian’anmen Square to the Pearl Market. Then I took my new knock-off iPod over to the Temple of Heaven and back to a market near Tian’anmen for some tea and Dim Sum. For the afternoon […]

Frommer Watch: Cheap Bus Edition
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Frommer Watch: Cheap Bus Edition

If you’re traveling anywhere in the Northeast this summer, this one’s for you. In his most recent posting, Art’s blogging about the proliferation of dirt-cheap bus lines operating in the Northeast, including Megabus, Boltbus, Fung Wah, DC2NY, and Vamoosebus. And to help you out finding the best deals, a Kayak […]

Three Sites You Should Know For Traveling Cheap
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Three Sites You Should Know For Traveling Cheap

My eyes usually begin to gloss over when I start to read those articles about someone’s “tips to traveling cheap.” Don’t fly during major holidays. Shop around online for the best ticket. Pass when the hotel manager offers you the penthouse suite with the champagne-filled jacuzzi. But I did like […]

Your Guide To Free New York This Summer
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Your Guide To Free New York This Summer

This morning, as a tour bus nearly took out a part of my foot while I was crossing the street, I realized that tourist season had officially begun here in New York, a season that seems to coincide with both baseball season and me-sweating-profusely-due-to-lack-of-air-conditioning-on-the-subway-platform season. Back in December, when a […]

How You Too Can Snag Student Discounts For Travel
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How You Too Can Snag Student Discounts For Travel

You have to be a student to take advantage of student discounts on travel, right? Wrong. (And I’m not talking about using that four-year-old student I.D. left over from grad school.) This week the NYT reports how various student sites like STA Travel and Student Universe are aiming to up […]

What You Need To Know About CouchSurfing
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What You Need To Know About CouchSurfing

There were a number of confused reactions this weekend at the NYT Travel Show by the more senior members of the audience when the speakers would get into such things as Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare. But there was perhaps no greater confusion (and sometimes indignation) than when the topic turned […]

How Many Days Can I Travel In [Insert Country Here] With $1,000?
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How Many Days Can I Travel In [Insert Country Here] With $1,000?

I decided to research the costs to travel around the world and create a chart showing how many days a traveler can travel in a particular country with $1,000. How, you may ask, does one come up with these numbers? Easy, I simply researched the purchasing power of the U.S […]

Five Free Things To Do In London
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Five Free Things To Do In London

To many it seems as though the bigger the city, the more expensive it is to live there. Rumor has it that cities such as Tokyo, New York City and London are just too expensive to live in. Even as a Toronto-dweller, I always get asked how I can afford […]

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