24 hours in Chicago isn’t much, but it’s enough to see some of the top spots in the Loop. This 1 day guide to Chicago on a budget is perfect for first time visitors who don’t want to spend a lot of money! … Chicago is a BIG city. There are over 70 distinct neighborhoods… Continue reading 24 Hour Guide to Chicago (on a Budget)
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22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis
There are so many fun and free things to do in St. Louis, Missouri. Here are 22 of the best things to do, according to a local (aka me). … There are tons of reasons to visit the Midwestern city of St. Louis, Missouri. There’s art, there’s music, there’s beer, there’s food, there’s sports…whatever it… Continue reading 22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis
Over 100 Free Things to Do in New Zealand
Traveling in New Zealand is generally expensive. It’s considered one of the most expensive countries in the world, even for locals. As a budget traveler, that might turn you off visiting, but it really shouldn’t. There’s a seemingly endless list of free things to do in New Zealand, despite what you might believe. Some of… Continue reading Over 100 Free Things to Do in New Zealand
The Cost of Traveling New Zealand: How Much Money Do You Really Need?
New Zealand is considered one of the more expensive countries to travel, but how much does it really cost? Here’s a complete breakdown of my travel budget from my 1 year working holiday in New Zealand. I’m sharing average costs for different things, plus the exact amount I spent! (Updated May 2020) … I spent… Continue reading The Cost of Traveling New Zealand: How Much Money Do You Really Need?
19 Free Things to Do in Wellington
New Zealand’s Capital City is a fun and creative hub for both tourists and locals. Wellington is filled with cool stuff, like huge museums, beautiful parks, extensive walking trails, interesting art, and a million other things. As if that weren’t enough, a lot of this cool stuff is free! Yes, that’s right. There are tons… Continue reading 19 Free Things to Do in Wellington
New Zealand on a Budget: 13 Ways to Save Money
Everyone says New Zealand is an expensive country to travel in (or to live in for that matter), but it wasn’t until I got there and started spending money that I realized how true that is. Food is more expensive, accommodation is more expensive, gas is more expensive…you get the picture. What I’m trying to… Continue reading New Zealand on a Budget: 13 Ways to Save Money
How I Spent 3 Days in Vegas for Under $300
Las Vegas is flashy. Lights, casinos, entertainment, food, alcohol, nightclubs…basically, Vegas is full of all the things that cost money. A lot of money. But you want to see Vegas on a budget, right? Most people go to Las Vegas with the intention of splurging. It’s all about having fun and indulging. People go to… Continue reading How I Spent 3 Days in Vegas for Under $300
6 Free Things to Do in Rotorua
Rotorua is one of the biggest tourist destinations in New Zealand, attracting around 3 million visitors every year. You’ll find all sorts of attractions, including geothermal and natural wonders, crazy adventure activities, and cultural entertainment. Plus, if you’re looking for free things to do in Rotorua, you’re in luck! As in any major tourist area,… Continue reading 6 Free Things to Do in Rotorua