Tips to Help You Travel the Globe on the Cheap!

When it comes to opening your eyes and your mind to what is around you there is no better experience than travel. Whether it’s a country which you border or one on the other side of the world, visiting other countries and experiencing other cultures is a great way to grow your soul.

Of course, it can also be a great way to drain your bank account. If you aren’t smart about it, that is.

If you have recently taken advantage of the Groupon Coupons page for 23andMe and found connections with distant relatives in another country, below are some tips to help you explore your roots for much less than you would imagine.

Look for Packages

If you just want to explore for the weekend or a few days then packages are going to be your best option. While it can be beneficial for those traveling to multiple places over weeks to book their arrangements separately, package deals are a great way to save on short vacations.

The next time that you visit your favorite travel website, choose a location, a date range, and then look for packages. You will be surprised at just how cost-effective this method can be!

Use the Train

When people think about traveling to different countries via train they often think about the type of trains that they use to get to and from work each day. And while types of trains likely operate in the countries you will be visiting, they certainly aren’t the trains which will transport you between different counties.

Instead of flying, consider services like the Eurail which can provide safe and comfortable travel between a range of European countries for a fraction of the cost of flying. While it may mean that your journey takes longer than flying, you will also see a range of scenery that you simply wouldn’t see during a flight.

Eat Local

When you are visiting a foreign country it can be easy to make your way to the most familiar looking food place you can find. After all, there are some cultures which prepare food your stomach just isn’t ready to try.

And while you shouldn’t force yourself to eat food you don’t like, you should also avoid the familiar places. Largely because if you can recognize the logo then the chances are that you will pay the same price as you would back home.

Instead, look for a street food or store-front vendor with a long line of local people waiting to buy food. This is often a great sign that this is the best food the area. Of course, it’s a good idea to first visit the start of the line to ensure that your stomach will cooperate when the times comes!

Traveling the world is a great way to enjoy life and doesn’t have to come at the high cost which many people think it does. The above tips are just three of the great ays you can save money while exploring the world! As you travel, be sure to speak with other like-minded people to learn their tips and trick and to also share your own.

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Mark Miller

Extreme travel is the name of my game and I love to get that adrenaline pumping. Blogging and blagging my way across the world one country at a time... come join me!

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