Budget Travel

  • Budget Travel,  Study Abroad

    How to Kick A** At Weekend Trips While You’re Studying Abroad

    I like to consider myself a full time study abroad student. In other words, I’m from the US, but I’m going to university in Scotland for all four years of my degree. Being much closer to mainland Europe than I’ve ever been in my life, the moment I knew I was coming to university here I also knew that I was going to be taking advantage of literally EVERY budget airline ticket I could get my hands on. Since then, I’ve gone on many a weekend trip, and I like to think that I’ve become a pro at them. Whether it’s a quick dash to Edinburgh or eight hours of…

  • Addie Wizard Beach Isla Bastimentos Bocas del Toro Panama
    Budget Travel,  Central America Travel

    12 Reasons Why Panama is the Next Budget Winter Break Destination

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! If you’re a college student who wants to travel during their vacations, then you’re most likely always on the hunt for a good budget destination. If you haven’t booked your trip for winter break yet this year, then let me tell you why you should start looking at Panama. Because even though it’s not the most popular place in the world, I truly believe that Panama is the next budget winter break…

  • Cupcake Sweet Lobby Eastern Market DC
    Budget Travel,  North America Travel

    Eating Our Way Through Eastern Market

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! Anyone who knows me knows I love a good dessert. Cupcakes, cookies, doughnuts… You name it, it’s likely I’m in love with it. So when I saw that Free Tours by Foot offered a History and Desserts walking tour of the Eastern Market neighborhood in D.C., I knew I had found my calling as a future tour guide (I am also a huge history nerd). Daniel and I signed up for their…

  • Bruges Canal Bridge
    Budget Travel,  Europe Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    How to Day Trip to Bruges on a Budget

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! Bruges is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in Europe — if not the world. Bruges is also a popular day trip destination, whether from Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam, or anywhere else you can think of. Like most popular touristic cities, Bruges can be expensive to visit. Can be being the key words here. You can also take a day trip to Bruges without breaking the bank, and that’s exactly what I’m…

  • Belgium on a Budget
    Budget Travel,  Europe Travel

    Belgium on a Budget // What I Spent in Four Days in Belgium

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! I had an absolutely amazing time in Belgium. While I didn’t travel on the strictest budget of all time, by giving myself a little extra wiggle room I was able to really experience the country (and all of it’s delicious food) despite the fact that I was only there for three days (plus a half day after traveling there). I didn’t do as good as, say, my daily budget in Thailand would…

  • MEININGER Brussels Outside
    Budget Travel,  Europe Travel

    Hostel Crush: MEININGER Brussels

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! To be perfectly honest, I didn’t have the greatest experience when I stayed solo in hostels in Switzerland. They were pretty much just a bed for the night, and had none of the features that I’ve heard are why hostels are suddenly becoming so popular. But I was determined to give them another shot. So when I spent three solo days in Brussels before heading to the Netherlands to visit a friend,…