If there was anyone who could take the title of “person who experiences the most joy out of getting things for free,” it would definitely have to be me, and maybe those “spirited” ladies from TLC’s Extreme Couponing. It’s fun to feel like you’re beating the system, so whenever I travel to a new city, I always like to dig around and find at least one activity that I can do for cheap or free. I thought it would be fun to do a series of articles that highlight
So you got the Facebook message from your home-town pal that we all dread – ‘I’m coming to LA! Can’t wait to hang out with you! HOLLYWOOD BABY!’, and you immediately begin to rig up an elaborate lie about how you are ‘so happy they’re coming out but you will probably be super busy that weekend’ because you don’t have the heart to show them your glamorous lifestyle involves attaching a pink mustache to your car to make money before you go home
Matt Blitz has traveled Route 66 to discover, explore, and enjoy all the unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road.Today’s entry is on the 13 miles of road that make up Route 66 in Kansas. While there isn’t much pavement, there is plenty to do in Dorothy’s home state.Note: Matt traveled eastbound. In other words, his journey originated in Los Angeles and he drove to Chicago. So, the articles will go in that order – from California to Illinois.Galena’s Murder Bordello
Life is about choices. What are you going to eat for lunch today? Should you waste time on Facebook now or in five minutes? Are you going to spend your Friday night watching old episodes of Roseanne or Family Ties on Netflix? What enormously expensive creepy castle are you going to buy?After telling you about the best islands to buy, we’ve now moved on to castles. Some are haunted, some are bizarre, some look like they belong at Disneyland, but all of them are worth your hard earned dollars.
Is that end-of-year bonus burning a hole in your pocket? A great uncle died and left you an unexpected fortune in his will? Finally sold all those baseball cards from your childhood and never realized you had a Honus Wagner? Why don’t you take that money and put it toward something worthwhile… like buying your very own island!Here are five of the most *affordable islands that are on the market today:*depends on your definition of affordableChandler Island, Maine List Price: $40,000For
I consider myself an avid traveler (or at least, I love to travel, so that must count for something!). As such, it’s important for me to get a bit creative when it comes to cutting back on the travel spending. Especially during the peak travel season of summer, rising prices can sometimes threaten to hold me back from the awesome destinations I hope to visit.This season, I’m taking a stand. I’ve consulted with some of the most seasoned travel experts in the business and asked them