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6 Money Saving Travel Tips for Europe

The bridge near our Colosseum Rome apartment in Italy.

It’s no secret that Europe is one of the more expensive regions in the world to travel. Hefty hotel rates in major capitals coupled with a high cost of living can make your European dream vacation seem, well, just like a dream. But the truth is Europe can be done on a budget. I know because we’ve have done it, multiple times. In fact, some of our richest experiences have been the moments that required…

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Budget Travel Tip: Couponing For Cheaper Vacations

Drinking coffee in Vienna's storied caffine establishments.

[google1] Getting a good deal on travel is easier than ever nowadays, in part because of the growing number of free vacation promo codes for everything from flights to hotel deals. The internet has put the latest deals at our fingertips and has created a firestorm of competition among travel companies vying for the world’s vacation dollars. At the center of this storm is Expedia and for good reason: they generally have some fantastic deals,…

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Hanging Out with @HostelBookers in Europe

Playing with mirrors in a Vienna hostel.

[google1] Playing with Mirrors at Wombats Hostel in Vienna. We are about five weeks into the Hazy Shade of Autumn Tour and we are excited to announce we picked up HostelBookers as a sponsor for some of our accommodation stays for the remainder of our journey!! As budget travelers, Beth and I have always been fans of HostelBookers. Not only are they generally cheaper than other hostel booking sites, but HostelBookers also doesn’t charge any…

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Living Like A Local With @Roomorama: Prague Edition

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Editors note: This is the first review of three about our stays with Roomorama. Stay tuned for Istanbul and Venice! I’ve got a raw onion half on the arches of each foot–a home remedy Beth read about, which is suppose to draw out the debilitating toxins from my body–as I lay in bed staring out a huge window into the soul of a city I fear I may never see. “Sick in Prague,” I say…

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A healthy recipe for the road – A submission to Hostel Bookers recipe guide!

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[google1]   Food & travel go together and Hostelbookers has got a pretty cool thing going on involving both! They’re making a pocket Backpacker’s Recipe Guide!! It will be full of easy, yummy recipes you can make in a hostel kitchen that will not only keep you healthy but keep your costs down and help you make new friends at the same time. I can truly attest to the fact that having a good recipe…

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Volunteering On The Road | We’re the new WWOOF ambassadors to SERBIA!!

The Tractor on the Farm in Tuscany.

[google1] I have some good news! Randy and I are planning the next leg of our journey. We’ve been putting together tentative itineraries and it looks like we’ll be headed back to Europe! We were planning on going directly to Thailand but a couple of really cool projects popped up in Europe that we simple can’t ignore. We are still in the planning phases but as soon as they are finalized (hopefully in the next week…

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La Tomatina – An Awesome European Event & it’s American Equivalent!

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[google1] It looks like we’ll be headed back to Europe soon and I’ve been doing some research on events we could check out. I immediately remembered one that’s been on my hit list for some time – La Tomatina. I’ve been wanting to go to this for several years now and I’m sad to say we won’t make it because it takes place this month on Wed, August 31, 2011 and we won’t be in…

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