You don't have to travel around the world to make your dollar go further. It's no secret that Indonesia offers luxurious hotels on the cheap, and Thailand is one of the best for dining like a king on a couple of dollars. But there are a number of places here in the Western Hemisphere that allow you to pinch pennies and still have the time of your life. The following five affordable travel destinations should be on your budget-friendly bucket list.
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Going to the airport used to be exciting. Now, heading to the airport for a departing flight means unexpected fees, overweight baggage and a number of stresses that make you want to scream, "Just get me on that plane!" For many, the unexpected airline fees are coming straight out of their vacation shopping and eating funds, and that's no way to start a holiday.
07/04/2016 11:07 EDT
Mid-summer is the most popular time of year for travel. Unfortunately, it's also the time of year when accommodation rates skyrocket, gas prices rise and restaurants forego the two-for-one specials they offer in the off-season. Summer is the busy season for most North American and European destinations, but that doesn't mean you have to pay more to travel during this prime time of year.
06/21/2016 11:43 EDT
England is a country more famous for its capital city and royal family than its rugged scenery and outdoor adventures. However, that doesn't mean adventures don't exist in the North Atlantic country. In fact, England's location, surrounded by water and home to some of the U.K.'s best beaches and jagged coastline, makes it an ideal place for your adventure-based summer getaway. The following are six adventures you can only have in England this summer.
06/14/2016 12:03 EDT
Not all holidays can be month-long adventures through Southeast Asia. And not every summer vacation can be a costly train trip through Europe. If you're seeking a more short-term getaway that gets you more bang for your buck, you may want to consider an all-inclusive resort.
06/07/2016 09:57 EDT
Many travelers are no longer leaving their work behind when they hit the road or take to the skies. To some, it's because blogging about their adventures is how they support their travel addiction. Others simply can't let work obligations from home slide while they're out exploring.
05/31/2016 01:57 EDT
It's easy to plant yourself in Bangkok for your entire trip to Thailand. It's true, you'll never run out of things to do, flavors to taste or Singhas to sip. However, spending your entire Thailand visit in Bangkok means you're missing out on some of the country's greatest destinations. These five Thai towns and cities are just as impressive as Bangkok, if you can peel yourself away from the capital city.
05/24/2016 05:35 EDT
Summer is the peak time for travel to Europe, but if you don't mind higher crowds at famous tourist sites and longer lines at the airport, a summer trip to one of these European cities could make this summer the best one yet.
05/17/2016 04:49 EDT
You don't have to travel around the world to enjoy a tropical vacation, complete with umbrella-dressed drinks, cartoonish palm trees and salty, turquoise waters. The Florida Keys are just a short plane ride from numerous locations throughout Canada and the United States, yet they offer that far-away feeling many travelers are seeking.
05/10/2016 09:35 EDT
Canadians are no strangers to adventure. Whether it's backpacking in some of the world's most photogenic national parks, surfing double overhead waves in Tofino or ziplining through the rainforest, there's no doubt that Canadians know how to have a good time (and get the adrenaline pumping).
04/28/2016 12:38 EDT
The Central American country's Caribbean coast receives less praise than its canal, ultra modern capital city and Pacific beaches, but has just as much to offer. This guide to Panama's Bocas del Toro, affectionately known as Bocas town, will probably make you start researching plane tickets.
04/27/2016 02:47 EDT
When you hear the names "Whistler-Blackcomb" or "Sunshine Village," you probably don't think about summer. June, July and August may not be the best months to throw on your snow gear and conquer the steeps, but they are the best months for action-packed thrills, sightseeing and adventuring at your favourite ski resorts.
04/19/2016 02:08 EDT
You've probably heard of Florida's Walt Disney World Resort, California's golden beaches and Colorado's world-renowned ski resorts. However, joining the flocks of tourist in those frequented parts of the country often means you're missing out on some less popular but equally as impressive sites. The following are five of America's most underrated sites that are just waiting for you to discover their unique personalities and beauty.
04/11/2016 01:14 EDT
When you book your flights and you're finally ready to book hotels, are hotels your accommodation of choice or is there consideration for hostels, apartments, or even some really unique accommodation options. This country is filled with amazing places to stay that are very different from any typical hotel option.
04/06/2016 10:46 EDT
Montreal is one of Canada's most beautiful and romantic cities. It features the perfect combination of contemporary North America with old-world European charm. Here are our insider tips on how to spend your first 24 hours in Montreal.
03/17/2016 12:14 EDT
Canada is the world's second largest country, and the diverse landscape that comes with that much territory means there are infinite adventures to be had. However, a number of Canada's coolest excursions are those that are distinctly Canadian.
03/14/2016 12:58 EDT
With the Canadian dollar continuing to decrease, this list of 50 small towns in Canada would make a great option for a family, a couple or even a group of friends. These destinations can easily be explored as a weekend getaway or simply hopping on a quick flight.
03/04/2016 02:58 EST
Big and boundless British Columbia is your gateway to outdoor adventure. While the province boasts adventure hubs like Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, there are plenty of adventures awaiting you across the entire province. We've revealed BC's greatest adventure spots from end to end below.
02/23/2016 01:23 EST
Many Canadians think sticking around the Great White North is the last thing they'd want to do on spring vacation. However, Canada is home to a slew of spring break destinations that will make you forget about palm trees and strawberry daiquiris in a matter of seconds. These five underrated Canadian spring break hot spots are ones that will make you brag about staying above the border this year.
02/19/2016 04:55 EST
Kathmandu, Nepal's City of Temples, is unlike any other city in the world. It's crowded, it's noisy, it's sacred, it's overwhelming, and it's a place that every traveler should visit. From the world-famous Swayambhunath Temple to Durbar Square and extravagant nights out in the Thamel tourist district, the following are five places every first-time visitor to Kathmandu should see.
02/09/2016 04:25 EST
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