Category: Guides

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Thrifty Traveler’s Guide to Hanoi, Vietnam

By the time I landed in Hanoi, I had spent months building it up in my head as a utopia. How could one city offer such incredible food, shopping, sights, museums, cheap beer, and, well … cheap everything? And yet...

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Keeping it Thrifty in Hawaii: A Guide to Camping on Kauai

Back in March, I worked some points magic and booked a dream trip to Hawaii for free – two round-trip tickets for 30,000 points each. But the thriftiness didn’t stop with Delta SkyMiles and Thrifty Traveler Premium flight deal. I wanted to...

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Nervous to use Airbnb? Check out Airbnb Plus!

If you’ve visited Airbnb.com lately, you may have seen a recent addition to the website coming up in your searches. Airbnb has a new feature for finding the best homes: Airbnb Plus.   What is Airbnb Plus? Airbnb Plus is...

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Atelier des Lumieres: A Must-Do in Paris

  A bit northeast of central Paris, the 11th arrondissement is a quirky and hip district with unique bars and eclectic boutiques. This arrondissement is also home to the Opera Bastille. This district is home to the Atelier des Lumieres....

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Thrifty Traveler’s Guide to Bali, Indonesia

You’ve heard of Bali. You might not be quite sure why, but you know you want to go there. Follow that instinct. Bali is a top-notch vacation hotspot in Indonesia for good reason. It has fully earned its place on millions...