Tagged: Money

Just how expensive is Switzerland?

While Switzerland has historic cities, mountains and great food, many travellers stay away for one reason: money. Here’s what visitors can expect to spend.

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Why South America is perfect for backpackers

During a trip to South America I was shocked by the sheer number of travellers who were ‘roughing it’, and quickly came to realize that perhaps the continent is somewhat of a Mecca for budget tourists. Here are five reasons why it’s a fantastic—and popular—option for backpackers.

How to go on your honeymoon for free

A growing number of newlyweds are forgoing the classic Macy’s/Crate and Barrel/The Bay registries, and turning to honeymoon registries instead to fund their dream getaways. Not only does it help cut down on the clutter (another toaster? Erm, thanks Aunt Margaret!) but it puts all those gifts to good use.

Treehouses.

Turkey in a tree house

I have slept curled up in a ball on an airport floor. In the backseat of a car. In a teepee. I have even slept under a canoe. But by far the most unique place I have ever laid my head down is in a tree house.