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Budget Travel

Hostel How-To: A First-Timer’s Guide to Budget Accommodation

If budget travelers around the world have anything in common, it’s a mutual love of hostels. But not all of them are created equal — these low-cost accommodations range from bare-bones dormitories to comfortable...

Instagram’s Top Budget-Travel Experts

Let’s face it. Costs can add up fairly quickly when you’re on the road. That said, having a budget can go a long way in determining how much you can experience during your travels....

Everything You Need to Know About Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing has changed the way many of us travel. This relatively new method of accommodation has provided travelers with the opportunity to deeply discover local cultures, meet new people, and challenge the limits of...

Hunting for Cheap Flights with Scott Keyes

When Scott Keyes graduated from college, he knew two things — that he would never be rich and that he wanted to see as much of the world as possible. Although most people told...

Bora Bora on a Budget

Bora Bora has been the number-one destination on my bucket list since... well, forever. Although my husband and I had been talking about visiting its shores for a number of years, we finally made...
Every coin counts for a budget traveler — especially in Jordan.

How to Visit Jordan on a Budget

Jordan is an expensive destination. After all, the Jordanian dinar is currently strong (1 JOD = 1.07 GBP = 1.41 USD), hitting foreign travelers hard in the wallet. But with a little research and...
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How to Fall in Love with Helsinki on a Budget

With its vibrant neighborhoods, saunas, and innovative and minimalistic design, there’s a lot to love about Helsinki. Like other Scandinavian cities, however, this Finnish city has a reputation for being pretty expensive. Though Helsinki...
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How Greener Travel is Cheaper Travel

While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and expand experience through travel, we’re aware that adventuring to far-off places can leave quite the carbon footprint. Our Sustainable Travel Series celebrates eco-travelers, low-impact ways of...
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How to Visit Paris on a Budget and Still Make Your Friends Jealous

From the glimmer of the Eiffel Tower to the taste of French wine and baguettes, Paris is a daydream-worthy destination. Though the city of lights might seem like a place of glamor and indulgence,...

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