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How to Explore Cancun on a Budget

Cancun is easily the hottest tourist spot in Mexico. With stunning beaches and plenty of places to explore, it’s easy to see why. Unfortunately, many travelers are put off by this destination because of the costs. It’s largely considered that Cancun is quite expensive for tourists.

However, this isn’t strictly true as you can easily explore Cancun on a budget. To figure out how here’s my short and helpful guide:

Cut Down on Transport Costs

You can eliminate a lot of spending by cutting down on your transport costs around the city. Choose buses over taxis as it’s well known that taxi fares can be pretty high during peak tourist season. Also, try walking to as many places as possible. You’ll be amazed at how many great tourist attractions are all within walking distance of the main city.

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6 Ways to Find Companies That Let You Work From Anywhere in the World

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As society becomes more comfortable with technology and the way it’s affecting the working world, more people are asking, “Hey, couldn’t I do my job from home?”

It’s true — so many jobs are now completely digital that there’s really no need to have to go into an office every day to get your work done. In fact, 68% of U.S. workers say they expect to work remotely in the future. Many people argue employees are more productive at home in an environment they’re comfortable with. Plus, they can use the time they typically spent commuting to get more done.

For people who want to travel, working remotely is the ultimate dream. Unfortunately, finding a company that will let you work from anywhere in the world can be difficult, especially when there are so many people competing for these flexible, desirable career paths.

If you’re on the hunt for a job that will let you travel while you work, check out these six tools to help you find it:

  1.  The Muse

With TheMuse.com, you can create different searches for companies, jobs, coaches and courses. By selecting “remote” from the job search options, you’ll see a list of results for positions that you can do from anywhere. This site’s user-friendly interface makes exploring the available information exciting and simple. Continue reading

Where Are the Best Places to Travel on a College Budget?

Being a student does not mean spending all of your time on a college campus. Today, students can find cheap flights and cheap, or even free, accommodations in many cities across the world. If you want to travel, you don’t need to spend thousands of dollars. Many destinations are affordable to everyone, you just need to know a few tips that will help you save some cash.

First, let’s go over the basic tips and tricks that will come in handy for everyone who wants to discover the world on a budget.

Check Tickets in Advance

Did you know that if you buy tickets 6 months before the departure you can save a pretty good sum of money? Even if you buy tickets 3 months before, you still save money. So, plan your trips in advance and keep an eye out for flight discounts. Continue reading

5 Ideas to Make Your Travel Fundraising Campaign More Appealing to Donors

Being a part of a travel fundraising campaign, the first thing you need to understand is that you don’t convince donors to pay for your trip, instead you help them realize that they already care.

If they are reading stories and blogs on this website, then the odds are that they are at least considering donating money for your meaningful travel abroad.

Crowdfunding is never easy and takes a lot of effort, here are some tips to help you finance your travels:

Research

To convince donors to contribute to your travel campaign, you need to understand the factors which would persuade them to willingly do so. In marketing terms, you need to know who your target audience is and the way their minds work. And that requires a lot of research.
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How to Save Money While Traveling in Eastern Europe

Traveling around Europe is the dream gap year for many of us, but the dream can often remain that way when it comes to having enough money to travel and experience Europe to it’s fullest. Having spent some time scrimping, saving and backpacking around Europe there is one tip I offer everyone who wants to get out there on a budget…head East.

Eastern Europe has somehow remained a hidden secret, yet having spent time traveling around Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia, I can honestly say this is a great region to travel due to low costs and being rich in history and character.

I have put together a few tips I have picked up from traveling around the region.

Move locally. Travel Cheap.

Like most of the rest of the world Eastern Europe sees it’s share of budget airlines flying in and out. Surprisingly there are actually more budget flights coming in and out of Eastern Europe than in the West, try WizzAir as a cheap alternative.

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