International travel. You might want to move it closer to the top of your bucket list. Why? Not only is travel a fantastic way to expand your perspective and learn more about the world…it can also be a lot more budget friendly than you might think.
Mr. P and I were planning a trip to celebrate our first anniversary*. Neither of us has seen much of either coastline, so we started there. I
pursued studied stalked the usual sites: Kayak, Expedia, Travelocity, United Vacations, Southwest Vacations, Groupon, the whole shebang. Not only was I hard pressed to find air and a week’s worth of lodging** for $3,000 for both of us, but that price did not include food, drinks, sightseeing, transportation, nada. I resigned myself to the fact that if I couldn’t even get myself to California or Massachusetts for under those prices, there was no way I could afford to dust off my passport. Right? Continue reading “Why International Travel Might Not be Out of Reach”