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7 great tips for saving money to travel

Travel is not a priority for everyone, fair enough as we all have differing interests. But we often have friends tell us that they wish they could afford to travel more but can’t. Unfortunately, this is sometimes truly the case, but often it’s because they are spending too much money on other things. Something usually…

Seals and Sea Lions of La Jolla, on the Southern California Coast

Alex and I were recently in San Diego and had the good fortune of renting a renting a car and enjoying the southern California coast, great Mexican food and the border town across from Tijuana (not so enjoyable). One of the absolute highlights was seeing the seals and sea lions in La Jolla, which is…

Syros, The Best Greek Cyclades Island to Visit in Winter

Few people visit the Greek islands in winter because it’s typically cold. But the lack of tourists presents great deals and a different kind of romantic feel. Many businesses shudder their doors for the season, often heading back to the mainland or focusing on renovations. A hotel proprietor in Mykonos told us that “many business…

sunset in Syros, Greece

One of the best and most affordable ways to book accommodation in Europe

Once upon a time, hostels were the most affordable accommodation in Europe. And if you’re travelling solo, they usually still are. But if you’re traveling with even one other person, let alone more, hostels might not be the cheapest and they almost certainly won’t be the best value you’ll find anymore. We’ve found private apartments, rented through…