When I was invited to speak at the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul last year, I was asked to talk about this: How does one
Welcome to The Poor Traveler, your budget travel guide. When we were starting out, we got lost all the time, got scammed all the time, and ended up spending more than we should. We created this blog to provide tips so others won’t have to waste hard-earned money when traveling and avoid the mistakes that we did.
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When I think of Istanbul, I think of my childhood. This ancient city took up almost a chapter in our grade school textbook, and as
I should’ve listened when they said, “Go the extra mile.” The last time I was in Negros Occidental, I burned most of my time in
Some things never change. And sometimes, it’s a good thing. It’s been six long years since the last time I was in Danjugan Island. Between
Every traveler goes through a series of awakenings. The first is usually the moment when it dawns on them that they are born to wander.
This travel guide covers not only Bacolod City but also other parts of Negros Occidental including Silay, Talisay, Sipalay, and Cauayan. Sample itineraries and cost
“It’s safe here,” our tricycle driver shared proudly. “You can leave your luggage in the tricycle. No one’s gonna take it.” That would have been
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“How We Earn While Traveling” is part of a series of posts where we discuss the many ways we fund our trips. In this post,
I was checking posts in my News Feed when I noticed that a lot of my friends shared this video, so I watched it. It
It’s a new year, and with the turning of the calendar page comes an annual tradition: New Year’s Resolutions! For many people, these resolutions center