Author Archives: Shelley Seale

About Shelley Seale

Shelley is a wanderer and student of the world, yoga chick, voracious reader and dog lover. She pounds the keyboard as a freelance writer, author and publication designer, based in Austin, Texas when she isn't traipsing around the globe. Shelley has written for National Geographic, USA Today, The Guardian, The Week, Fodor's, The Telegraph and Texas Monthly, among others. Shelley has performed a catch on the flying trapeze, boarded down a live volcano, and was once robbed by a monkey in India. But she doesn’t know how to whistle.

Happy Holidays and New Year from Shelley and Keith

This is it – the last day of 2013. It has been a year with ups and downs for us – fortunately some awesome travel experiences and some good times, along with some personal challenges such as illness and deaths … Continue reading

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Friday Travel Dreaming – 12/20/13

Our last Friday post of the year brings you all best wishes for the holiday season and the new year! May we remind you, if you are still looking for last minute gift ideas, that the Kindle or PDF versions … Continue reading

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Friday Travel Dreaming – 12/6/13

Happy Friday everyone! We’ve had exciting news recently with the release of our Updated 2nd Edition of the book. It’s now available in print, kindle and pdf e-book versions. And right now, you can get your own personalized, autographed print … Continue reading

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Updated 2nd Edition of How to Travel for Free e-book now Available in PDF

Several months of painstaking work have paid off – today we released the pdf e-book version of our brand new, updated 2nd edition to How to Travel for Free (or pretty damn near it!). A lot of effort has gone … Continue reading

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Our new, Updated 2nd Edition coming available!

This morning we are excited to announce big news for How to Travel for Free (or pretty damn near it!): We have a new, expanded and updated version of our book coming out! The Updated 2nd Edition of How to … Continue reading

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Friday Travel Dreaming – 11/15/13

Happy weekend! First, we would like to put a little teaser out there: We are making a big announcement of some exciting news on Monday — so stay tuned! Now on for your travel dreaming for this Friday: 8 Simple … Continue reading

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Travel Free by Camping the World

Today we share a guest post from husband and wife duo Tiffany Soukup and Chris Brader, of Vagabond Way. Tiffany and Chris camp a lot on their travels around the world, and because this can be a great way to … Continue reading

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Friday Travel Dreaming – 10/25/13

For the last weekend in October, here’s our roundup of travel hacks, tips and contests to fuel your travel dreams! This Airline will Fly you to London for $250 An exciting announcement for European travel was made, when budget airline … Continue reading

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Readers, we want to hear from you! Have you used any of our advice, tips, resources or methods to book free or nearly-free travel? Have you won any contests or giveaways that we’ve posted? We would love to use your … Continue reading

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Friday Travel Dreaming – 10/11/13

Happy Friday! As always it’s time for travel inspiration for the weekend. Should some people just stay home? This post got us chuckling this week – and kind of shaking our heads in dismay. It’s a list of actual complaints … Continue reading

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