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May 25, 2015

Boston & Cambridge on a budget

  Local , Arpita Bhattacharya of fame shares her favourite 10 things to do in Boston & Cambridge on a budget. Take it away Arpi!   The cities of Boston and Cambridge, like non-identical twins have their own distinctive character but due to the origin of their birth are often associated with one another. […]

March 31, 2015

10 things to do for free in New York (whilst slow dancing to a mellow tune)

By Arpita Bhattacharya,     Life passes most of us by in a breathtaking buzz. When we take a vacation, the last thing many of us want to do is to frenetically tick off places  to see from a never-ending wishlist. Sometimes it is more enjoyable to savour a few choice experiences. Better still […]

August 5, 2013

Seasonal tips for how to enjoy New York on a budget

  New York is a city for all seasons and a very budget friendly city. Here are my top tips for having a good time in New York on a budget, covering all seasons without busting the bank.     New York on a budget in the Winter   New York dazzles in all seasons: there […]

September 17, 2012

Cheap Eats Guide to Philadelphia

      Longtime Philly residents Michael and Larissa Milne recently sold everything to travel the world. You can follow them on their blog, Changes in Longitude. Here are the good, cheap eats they miss from their home town:-   To Market, To Market   Head to the historic Reading Terminal Market for lunch right in the center […]

August 13, 2012

Cheap Eats Guide: Boston

      Our latest serving of awesome cheap eats comes from the city of Boston courtesy of  Tom and Meg Rulli: the duo behind the travel & food lifestyle blog: Landing Standing .     Tom and Meg left their jobs in January 2012 to go RTW and try out the whole location independent thing. They are […]

July 12, 2012

Visit St Petersburg -Florida’s hidden gem

      St Petersburg was something of a revelation. This is not the image of Florida I had in my head.   St Pete’s tranquil palm tree lined avenues with its stylish residents, chic boutiques and great outdoor cafes are the perfect antidote to the adrenaline filled madness of Orlando and Disney. You almost […]

November 7, 2011

2012 Bucket List Ideas: Winter in Patagonia on a budget

        With 2011 winding down , we start presenting a series of budget themed, fun trip ideas for your 2012 bucket list. Today’s inspiration is for those looking for an alternative value for money ski destination to the usual haunts in Europe. Why not consider a Winter in Barlioche, Patagonia next year? […]

September 16, 2011

Buenos Aires: Hotel Milan Review

A great budget hotel in the heart of Buenos Aires   Location The first thing to mention about Hotel Milan is its great location. Just metres away from the centre of Avenida Corrientes, where many of the theatres, cinemas and restaurants are located, it is ideal for culture-lovers or anyone who wants to be close to the […]

September 8, 2011

La Paz on a Budget

  Right in the heart of South America, La Paz is a city like no other.   In defiance of its name (meaning ‘peace’), it beats with a rhythm of barely ordered chaos, where insanity and perfection collide at every corner. It can be an overwhelming place at first, but if you make the effort […]