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“How Can You Afford To Travel So Often?”

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You shouldn’t be asking “How can Robert afford to travel so often?” — you should be asking yourself why you can’t!

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America isn't expensive, it's cheap

Is America Actually Extremely Cheap?

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If you’re truly convinced that it’s expensive to live in the United States, travel just about anywhere else in the world, pay close attention to price tags and get back to me.

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High Prices in the Land Down Under

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Although it’s possible to travel in Australia without going completely bankrupt, you shouldn’t count on any aspect of your Australian holiday being cheap.

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How Expensive is Amsterdam?

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Although a trip to the Netherlands isn’t going to set you back as much as travel to Switzerland or Norway, certain aspects of travel in Amsterdam are expensive, even by European standards.

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Is Istanbul expensive?

Is Travel in Istanbul Expensive?

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A weekend in the city formerly known as Constantinople will be closer in price to an Athens or Madrid getaway than what you’d spend in New Delhi or even Shanghai.

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Sign of Greek financial collapse in Mykonos

Prices for Travelers in Post-Recession Greece

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Whether you’re baking on a Mykonos or Santorini beach or sightseeing it up in cosmopolitan, historical Athens, traveling in Greece costs less than it does almost anywhere else in Europe.

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Travel Vietnam by Bus With Sinh Cafe

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While the Sinh Cafe’s buses are far from the most comfortable I’ve traveled in, they are nonetheless the most efficient, cost-effective means of traveling up or down Vietnam’s coast.

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Cheap Flights: Tips and Tricks

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Search airline websites directly to find the best and most current flight deals. Avoid mainstream fare aggregators like Expedia, Orbitz or Travelocity in favor of specialized ones that pull up a wider variety of fares or take advantage of youth or student status.

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