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Friday Travel Dreaming – 8/9/13

Greetings from Boquete, Panama! Although we enjoyed Panama City, we’ve been having an even better time since we left the big city. First we flew to the islands in the Bocas del Toro region of the country. Talk about a … Continue reading

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Traveling for Free: Home Exchanging in Panama!

There are many, many methods and resources to travel for free — methods, tips and tricks that we share in detail, with links and examples and thorough explanations, in our book. Of course, we have our favorites and most-used. These … Continue reading

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A Close to Free Family Vacation in Southern California

I just returned, this past weekend, from enjoying another wonderful travel experience for about as close to free as possible — courtesy of the methods and resources that we detail in our book. On this trip, I spent ten beautiful … Continue reading

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Mexico and El Salvador for Pretty Damn Near Free

Today I leave beautiful San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where I have been spending the past week as a pretty-close-to-free vacation. I have been staying in a gorgeous little casita, behind the main house of an American expat with whom … Continue reading

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Giveaway: 3 Month Membership to HomeExchange.com

Travel Anywhere, Live Like a Local and Stay for Free. Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? You might wonder, how exactly can I do that? Well, we do it all the time. It’s one of our best methods for traveling free. … Continue reading

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Home Exchanging Around the World

We have written a lot about home exchange, as one of our top methods of traveling for free — and one of our favorite ways to travel, period. Exchanging homes not only lets you stay somewhere completely free (and save … Continue reading

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Home Exchanging in Nicaragua

Greetings from Nicaragua, where we have been ensconced in Granada for the past week, staying absolutely free in a very cool little bamboo artist loft/casita. People often ask me how it’s possible that I travel so much. In fact, the … Continue reading

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A Nearly-Free Trip to Montreal

I have just returned from another pretty-damn-close-to-free trip, and wanted to let our followers know the details of how I did it. In keeping with the secrets, tips and methods we share in detail in the book, my trip to Montreal cost next-to-nothing! Continue reading

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Traveling Free in Victoria, B.C.

One of our top tricks for traveling free or as close to it as possible, and a great tip for travel in general, is to tack as many trips together as you can. We recently did this to create a next-to-free trip to Seattle and British Columbia. Continue reading

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Seattle – yet another pretty-damn-near-free trip!

Authors and free travel vagabonds Shelley Seale and Keith Hajovsky are currently enjoying a free visit to Seattle, using frequent flyer airline tickets and home exchange accommodations. Continue reading

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