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Traveler of the Week Shares Tips for Budget Alaska Photo

Traveler of the Week Shares Tips for Budget Alaska

Posted on August 13, 2010 in Traveler of the Week

Alaska proved to be the perfect playground for Wildcat Dianne: big enough to explore by car, train, and boat; exciting enough to accommodate a jam-packed list of activities; and quirky enough for the plucky traveler to get into some mischief... Continue reading Traveler of the Week Shares Tips for Budget Alaska

How One Family Toured Ireland and Traced Ancestors Photo

How One Family Toured Ireland and Traced Ancestors

Posted on November 3, 2009 in Trip Ideas

In three new journals from a trip that encompassed both Ireland and Northern Ireland, IgoUgo foursome travelswithkids does Dublin on a budget, explores modern history in Londonderry, and traipses through ruins older than the Great Pyramid of Giza... Continue reading How One Family Toured Ireland and Traced Ancestors

BawBaw Spreads the Love for DC's Free Museums Photo

BawBaw Spreads the Love for DC's Free Museums

Posted on July 21, 2009 in Trip Ideas

We love travel confessions, especially when they benefit other travelers. And when BawBaw says, “Okay, I admit it: my little family is absolutely smug about its intimacy with the Smithsonian,” she’s also saying that she’s an expert on the museums... Continue reading BawBaw Spreads the Love for DC's Free Museums

Norway's Beauty on a Budget: Tips from karly07 Photo

Norway's Beauty on a Budget: Tips from karly07

Posted on July 17, 2009 in Travel Tips

You haven’t seen travel enthusiasm until you’ve seen karly07’s reviews from Norway. Even when one of the cars on her Flam Railway train fails, she’s happy. “With five brake systems,” she says, “You are highly unlikely to start descending back down.”.. Continue reading Norway's Beauty on a Budget: Tips from karly07

Summer Travel: No Place Like Someone Else's Place Photo

Summer Travel: No Place Like Someone Else's Place

Posted on May 26, 2009 in Travel Tips

If you live in Western Europe or the Western US, take note: your home is your ticket to summer travel. In our recent home-exchange poll, travelers said they would like to try a swap, and their top picks for places to visit lie in those regions... Continue reading Summer Travel: No Place Like Someone Else's Place

Free Things to Do in Washington from Lannb26 Photo

Free Things to Do in Washington from Lannb26

Posted on April 8, 2009 in Trip Ideas

Since joining IgoUgo in February, Lannb26 has shared a slew of reviews from around the world. We’re glad she focuses on Washington, D.C., in her first journal, though; as a self-proclaimed “4-year visitor” to the District, she knows all its secrets... Continue reading Free Things to Do in Washington from Lannb26

Liam Hetherington: Around the World in 80 Meals Photo

Liam Hetherington: Around the World in 80 Meals

Posted on March 25, 2009 in Trip Ideas

Liam Hetherington made one of the best New Year’s resolutions we’ve heard: go around the world in 80 meals, without leaving his hometown. Even better? He’s kept it. The best news? He’s reviewing every meal, we’re 10 in, and there are 70 to go!.. Continue reading Liam Hetherington: Around the World in 80 Meals

Meet jmariep, Princess of the Sweet Staycation Photo

Meet jmariep, Princess of the Sweet Staycation

Posted on March 6, 2009 in Trip Ideas

Whether she’s exploring Kentucky bourbon festivals or Ohio ice-cream shops, self-proclaimed staycation princess jmariep has mastered the art of getting away, nearby. Her latest close port of call? Indianapolis for the "greatest thing ever.".. Continue reading Meet jmariep, Princess of the Sweet Staycation

Thrifty in Florence: New Hotel Recommendations Photo

Thrifty in Florence: New Hotel Recommendations

Posted on December 17, 2008 in Hotels

A certain member recently lamented his choice of Florence hotels with a defensive, “You try getting a room for a reasonable price!” Rarely do we see this adventurer agitated, so it’s clear that finding affordable accommodation there is no easy feat... Continue reading Thrifty in Florence: New Hotel Recommendations

Pitch a Tent in Paris: 7 Unexpected Camping Trips Photo

Pitch a Tent in Paris: 7 Unexpected Camping Trips

Posted on October 20, 2008 in Trip Ideas

As IgoUgo’s outdoor adventurers close out the camping season, some are pitching tents in surprising locales. Whether you’d like to embrace nature or save some cash, you can find a campsite anywhere—even Paris, where le chocolat makes a mean s’more... Continue reading Pitch a Tent in Paris: 7 Unexpected Camping Trips

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