tourism

6 "Tourist Towns" That Are Actually Great to Live In

They may look picture-perfect on a postcard, but these tourist towns are also ideal spots to put down roots.

7 Travel Hacks for an Affordable Summer Road Trip

Before you hit the trail on an epic summer road trip, make sure these smart tips are in your back pocket for a fun and frugal time.

7 Fool-Proof Ways to Stay Within Your Travel Budget

Costs have a tendency to creep up when we're on the road. Learn to be a savvy spender no matter where the travel bug takes you.

5 Fun Ways the Sharing Economy Helps You Save on Vacation

From pet sitters to personal chefs, the sharing economy can help make your next vacation a memorable, and affordable, experience.

How to Visit San Francisco Without Going Broke

Yes, Baghdad by the Bay really is the most expensive city in the country — but no, you don't have to spend a fortune visiting it!

How to Visit New York Without Going Broke

The Big Apple is one of the priciest places on the planet. Here's how to explore New York City without exploring the depths of your budget.

10 Ways to Do LA On the Cheap

The City of Angels may be one of the most expensive in the country, but you can enjoy the best it has to offer without offering it everything in your wallet.

The 7 Worst Travel Values

Vacation means treating yourself — and even splurging a little, but some travel deals simply aren't. Travel smart and avoid these tourist traps.

Why This Thing in Your Wallet Is Almost Useless Today

Travelers checks were once a staple for safe spending abroad. Today, they are mostly obsolete — here's why it's okay to leave home without them.

Why You Should Never Buy Souvenirs

Souvenirs are a nightmare for the frugal traveler. From high markups to exploitative labor, souvenirs are a lousy way to bring travel memories home.

Jobs That Offer Free Room and Board

If you're looking for a job with some non-traditional perks, check out these gigs that not only provide a salary, but also free accommodations.

10 Things to Do for Under $5 in the Omaha Metro Area

Omaha was my home for over 6 years, and while I enjoy living a more rural existence, I still frequent the metro for exciting entertainment options and unique shopping excursions.