Friday Travel Dreaming – 10/18/13

Happy Friday to all you travelers out there – we hope your weekend is looking to be a great one! And whether you’re on the road now or just wishing you were, here’s this week’s roundup of budget travel ideas and opportunities from us to you!

KenjiKenji Summers says travel is the coolest thing you can do! Passport Life is part of a movement to help under-resourced people get passports, travel, and participate in global culture.

south-america-budget-travelerTim Leffel has been writing about budget travel for several years now, and here is a recent article by him about budget travel in South America. It’s quite up-to-date as far as travel cost changes that have occurred over the last several years.

Departure-Board-at-Brisbane-International-Airport-600x420If you really want to travel on a budget or maximize your airline points you typically have to shy away from riding in business class or first class. However, there are times when the cost might not be that much more, and sometimes that little extra cost can be well worth it. Here’s a great article on bidding for business class, how to get an upgrade for cheap.

expatOne great way to travel the world for really cheap is to become an expat, i.e. live abroad, in inexpensive and interesting countries. Here’s a great article about how to do it – 9 Tips for Becoming an Expat

Haupt_AlissaWhile this is WAY too much travel in a short period of time for us – every stop but one was for 24 hours or less – the concept and idea of how she did it is a good one. And it would be easy for someone to add more time at each layover. How I Flew Around the World in Business Class for $1,340

crowdfundingWhat a great idea!! Crowd-funding your travel. Must add to our upcoming, updated version of the book. In beta stage, sign up to get more info!

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And here are some great travel deals and travel contests!

Great travel deal! Oahu and Maui including air from LAX, hotel, breakfast daily and taxes for $929!

MauiWin a trip for 4 to New York for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Delta Sky Sweepstakes

Enter this contest for chance to win a gourmet getaway to Italy! The grand prize includes air, accommodations, a tour, a cooking class and a $1000 World Market gift card!

Win a relaxing spa getaway for 2 to The Standard Spa in Miami Beach!

Win a Tropical Vacation to Riviera Maya or Punta Cana – includes air and all-inclusive resort!

Travel well!

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About Keith Hajovsky

Exploring and photographing different parts of the world is my passion, and I enjoy helping others do the same. Whether backpacking, staying in 5-star resorts or anything in between, I believe experiencing and interacting with other cultures enriches our lives and helps us to better understand the complex world we live in.
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