When it comes to travel, is there such a thing as too cheap?

At what point does cost-cutting backfire when you’re traveling? Seth Kugel, in his piece “The Argument Against Pound-Foolish Travel“, argues that too many travelers focus on getting the best deal at the expense of actually having a good trip. Have you ever cut a corner that you wish you hadn’t? Where’s the line between a […]

Lonely Planet’s Best Value Destinations for 2013

Lonely Planet just released a list of their top 10 value destinations for 2013, as part of their series of lists for the coming year. Some of the listed locations took us a bit by surprise (Portland can be cheap, but not necessarily compared to other places). Others, like Spain, we’ve been to and loved. […]