Things to do on a budget this Spring in Knoxville

Perched on the Tennessee River, the city of Knoxville is a great place to visit during springtime, when its vibrant outdoor scene really starts to come into its own. Renowned for its great Southern food, beautiful downtown district and some of the most die-hard sports fans you’ll ever encounter, Knoxville is one of Tennessee’s most READ MORE

Things to do on a budget this Spring in Oakland

Situated five minutes across the water from San Francisco, Oakland is some way off the tourist trail compared with its illustrious neighbour. But as the latter’s diaspora have started to fill the city, Oakland has begun to see the effects of significant gentrification in recent years, making it an increasingly popular draw with visitors to READ MORE

12 affordable things to do with kids in & around Charlotte

One of North Carolina’s biggest and most vibrant cities, Charlotte is great place to visit with children. We’ve picked out some of the best family-friendly activities and attractions to be found in and around it. Carolina Raptor Center This living museum is dedicated to the rehabilitation, research and conservation of the world’s most impressive predators READ MORE

10 affordable boutiques in Savannah

Despite being perched on Georgia’s vast Atlantic coastline, Savannah isn’t best known as a beach destination, given that the nearest sandy shore id several miles outside the city centre. Instead it’s renowned for its inland character and charm, in particular its pristinely-maintained public parks, antebellum architecture and atmospheric streets where the presence of horse-drawn carriages READ MORE

Things to do on a budget this winter in Delaware

Just 96 miles long and less than 35 miles across, the small Mid-Atlantic state of Delaware is a popular destination with travellers thanks to its miles of pristine beaches, charming coastal towns and bucolic countryside. Easily navigable owing to its size, you can certainly pack in plenty of things to see and do while you’re READ MORE

12 Affordable Things to Do with kids in Portland

Perched along the Columbia and Willamette rivers, and set in the shadow of the snow-capped Mount Hood, the so-called City of Roses is blessed with a picture-postcard scenic location. Oregon’s largest city, Portland is also known for its expansive parks, architecturally impressive bridges and bike-friendly streets, while in recent years a number of microwbreweies and READ MORE

Things to do on a budget this winter in Vermont

Renowned for its verdant forested landscapes and 19th-century wooden bridges, the northeastern US state of Vermont is a nature lover’s paradise. Acres of mountainous terrain are a haven for hiking and skiing enthusiasts, while a smattering of picturesque small villages add to the region’s character and charm. But more than that, in recent times Vermont READ MORE

Things to do on a budget in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Perched in the high desert of New Mexico, Albuquerque combines all the contemporary appeal of a modern urban city with plenty of remnants of its Spanish colonial past. For the former, the city’s bustling downtown district is where to head, while the Old Town, dotted as it is with historic adobe building and shops selling READ MORE

Free and affordable things to do in Boulder, Colorado

Sitting at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in northern Colorado, Boulder is a regular fixture in lists of America’s most liveable cities, thanks to its enticing mix of natural attractions and cultural delights. Museums, galleries, breweries and live events all abound here, while the craggy rock formations of the trail-lined Flatirons attract hiking enthusiasts READ MORE

10 Affordable boutiques in Memphis

Perched on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, the city of Memphis is perhaps most famous for its musical heritage, with influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll all originating here. Indeed, many of the city’s most popular attractions are related to this rich aspect of its history, among which the iconic former READ MORE

Things to do on a budget in Sacramento this Fall

The capital of California, Sacramento serves up a captivating mixture of historical and contemporary attractions. The famous district of Old Sacramento harks back to the city’s Gold Rush era, with its charming wooden sidewalks and wagon rides, while new lofts and upscale boutiques are squeezed between ageing mid-century storefronts. Sacramento is a popular tourist destination, READ MORE

Things to do on a budget in New Orleans this summer

Famous for its unique mixing-pot of cultures, music, and poignant history, New Orleans is often held up as representing American diversity at its very best. As vibrant by day as it is by night, this magnificent city offers something to satisfy every taste and budget, whether it’s in the buzzing French Quarter, Bourbon Street, or READ MORE

Best places to eat in Detroit on a budget

The largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan, Detroit has a reputation for being a little rough around the edges, but one thing it certainly isn’t lacking in is character and vibe. The city positively brims with energy and no less so than when night falls and the downtown district and surrounding areas become READ MORE

Things to do on a budget in Denver this summer

Dating back to the Old West era, the Colorado capital of Denver is a fascinating hotchpotch of quintessential American frontier charm and vibrant contemporary culture. World class museums and galleries, thriving craft breweries, and a pumping music scene contribute to a sense of a city living very much in the present, while charming 19th-century buildings READ MORE

10 free and affordable things to do in Atlanta

Located in the southeastern state of Georgia, Atlanta is a major cultural and economic hub, packed full of top class restaurants, bohemian neighbourhoods, trendy bars and world-class museums. It is also a city that played a hugely important role in some of the most pivotal moments in America’s history, including the Civil War and the READ MORE

Best places to eat in Washington DC on a budget

With new restaurants popping up in Washington DC virtually every week, keeping tabs on the best places to eat in the US capital is no mean feat. With eateries offering every type of cuisine from across the globe, the sheer choice and diversity in DC’s restaurant scene now rivals many of its national counterparts such READ MORE

11 Free and affordable things to do in Tampa

Perched on Tampa Bay along Florida’s Gulf Coast, the city of Tampa is both a major business centre and a hugely popular tourist destination for visitors keen to enjoy the area’s array of cultural offerings and fun-packed adventure parks, as well as those wanting to use it as a base for reaching some of the READ MORE

7 Affordable boutiques in Amsterdam

From vintage treasures to designer labels, Amsterdam offers an endless choice of places to get your boutique retail fix. The undisputed shopping capital of the Netherlands, the hugely popular tourist city is home to an incredibly diverse mix of trendy, antique and modern shopping opportunities – and everything in between – with plenty of affordable READ MORE

6 Best Budget-Friendly Bars & Cafes in Charlotte 

The Queen City’s burgeoning food scene offers plenty of budget-friendly eats and drinks, whether you’re looking for a jolt of caffeine to jumpstart your day or a late-night cocktail to end your day on the right note. Charlotte’s drink culture is booming. Not only are there a plethora of craft coffee shops where you can READ MORE

10 free and affordable things to do in Aspen

Located amid the dramatic setting of the White River National Forest, with the peaks of the Elk Mountains as a backdrop, the city of Aspen is one of America’s most popular hot spots for skiing vacations. Yet the town has a lot more to attract visitors than its top quality pistes. Among the popular haunts READ MORE

20 free and affordable things to do in Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, the enigmatic South Korean capital city, would have been virtually unrecognizable fifty years ago. Today it is a vibrant, ultra-modern metropolis with the extremes of traditional and futuristic rubbing shoulders and suffused with culture. Here are some of the best things to do in Seoul while keeping that budget under control. Seoul goes through READ MORE

7 free and affordable things to do in Duluth

Situated on the picturesque banks of Lake Superior, enjoying a dramatic backdrop of rocky cliffs and verdant forests, Duluth is a jewel in Minnesota’s crown. An outdoor lover’s paradise, the activities you can enjoy in and around the city are almost endless, with exceptional watersports, top class angling and challenging hiking trails ensuring there’s something READ MORE

5 Affordable Eateries in Salem, Massachusetts

Salem is known for it spooky spots and haunted history, but there’s nothing scary about the prices when it comes to dining in this Massachusetts town.  Salem’s streets overflow with tourists in October and you can hardly find a room at any of the hotels. And parking? Don’t even get your hopes up for a READ MORE

14 Free and affordable things to do in Austin

Renowned for its live music and picturesque outdoor scenery, the state capital of Texas is a delight for both the eyes and ears. The locus of activity in the city is its downtown district, which exudes a laid-back atmosphere by day and a buzzing vibe by night, when a myriad of bars, clubs and music READ MORE

10 Affordable Boutiques in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the City of Brotherly Love, but when you start planning a trip to this historic American town, you might not be feeling the love when you get a glimpse of the hotel prices. Luckily, once you’re actually in the city, there’s plenty to do and see for an affordable, budget-friendly price — including READ MORE

A Short Backpacker’s Guide to Mexico

From Cabo to Cancún and everything in between, Mexico is a backpacker’s dream. The low cost of transportation and accommodation, coupled with the remarkably broad and enthralling experience of the country, makes it one of the best places in the world to travel. Explore Mexico with our extended itinerary. Mexico is one of the most READ MORE

12 free or affordable things to do in Cincinnati

Nestled alongside the Ohio River, Cincinnati is one of the midwestern state’s most vibrant cities. Dotted with charming 19th century buildings and with some of the best food you’ll find anywhere in the region, the city attracts large numbers of visitor every year. For sports enthusiasts, Cincinnati is a dream too, while culture vultures will READ MORE

How to Make Money While Traveling

Mention the idea of nomadic living — while simultaneously earning a living wage — to your parents, some of your colleagues, even your friends, and you may be met with stares of disbelief or perhaps a chuckle at your expense. However, the idea of having it all — both a nomadic, traveler’s lifestyle, and a READ MORE

20 Free Things to Do in Manhattan

Budget travelers may scratch New York from their bucket list since the city is deemed one of the most expensive in the world. Manhattan hotels, for instance, can cost thousands for a week-long stay, leaving little money for meals or attractions, the reasons most people venture to New York to begin with. While tickets to READ MORE

How to Fly to Europe on a Budget

Wandering the charming streets of Amsterdam. Eating your way through the exciting food scene in Berlin. People-watching at the Trevi Fountain in Rome. When it comes to booking that dream vacation to Europe, you’ll find countless choices. But if you’re like many modern travelers, a limited budget could influence your holiday plans. Before you book READ MORE

Best Street Food in Stockholm

The food truck scene in Stockholm is a relatively new endeavor, with mobile eats showing up sometime around 2012 and 2013. That said, street food is heating up, and Stockholmers are flocking to trucks for everything from crunchy fried chicken to juicy cheeseburgers to entirely vegan menus. If you have a hankering for fresh, quick READ MORE