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Day 118:  Pack-a-lacking

Day 118: Thrifty Thursday Recommends Moving Back in with the Parents

Day 118: Pack-a-lacking
It’s a wishy-washy, love-it or hate-it tactic to saving money for travels: moving back in with the parents. It’s something that I’m in the process of doing this very second, only we’re moving in with Pat’s parents and not my own. Since we got all the trips booked to both Malaysia and the USA to fall… Read more
April 29, 2011 · Continue Reading · 18
Day 116: Big Toe Says, "Ouch!"

Day 116: Cobblestone Streets, Bad for Feet

Day 116: Big Toe Says, "Ouch!"
If you asked me now what the most important part of my body is when it comes to being in good physical condition, I would have to say feet since I’ve had so many issues lately. I used to think that having a good knee was all I wanted, and the back seems to… Read more
April 27, 2011 · Continue Reading · 4
Day 111:  Looking for thrifty tips.

Day 111: Thrifty Thursday Recommends Having a Cheap Night Out

Day 111: Looking for thrifty tips.
Alcohol and travel are like ice cream and cherries; they just seem to go together. However, alcohol is probably one of the quickest and easiest ways for travelers to break their budgets. It’s definitely not a necessary evil, but it is sometimes hard to resist… so what can you do? Well, here on Thrifty… Read more
April 22, 2011 · Continue Reading · 0
Day 108: Mmm... calorie-filled pasta.

Day 108: Calorie Counting & How It May Impact Upcoming Travels

Day 108: Mmm... calorie-filled pasta.
I’m never really one to count calories when trying to control my weight. Instead, I’d rather hit up a bit more exercise to counteract the bad that I often put in my body, especially when I travel, but as of lately, I’ve gotten into a slump. With working from home and recent ankle/foot issues, I’ve… Read more
April 19, 2011 · Continue Reading · 17
Day 107: Rediscovering My Chacos

Day 107: Bringing My Chacos Back

Day 107: Rediscovering My Chacos
What better way to while the time in between making the decision to travel and actually setting off than to pack your bag full of technical gear? I spent a lot of my time back in ’06 and ’07 making sure I had the right electronics and especially the right shoes to make my travels… Read more
April 18, 2011 · Continue Reading · 11
Day 105: Eating Lunch at Secret Place

Day 105: Your Secret Travel Place

Day 105: Eating Lunch at Secret Place
We all have places when we travel that feel a bit more untouched and perfect. You know what I’m talking about… less tourists, maybe cheaper, perhaps just unreal in beauty. These places we love and yet we almost fear telling others about in case more people would ruin what makes it so special.… Read more
April 16, 2011 · Continue Reading · 4

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