The Poor Traveler

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Nami Island: Budget Travel Guide 2017

It started with a drama series. Like most of us, I learned about Nami Island when it was used as a setting for Winter Sonata, a Korean drama that …

3 Ways You Can Help Fight for Cleaner Energy

Travelers are in a great position to initiate conversations about the environment because we experience first-hand the importance of various …

Japan Backpacking: How to Plan a Multi-City Tour on a Budget

It was as though life was preparing me for Japan. When I was a High School sophomore and our History teacher assigned everyone in class a country for …

Incheon Airport to Seoul (Myeongdong, Hongdae, Jongno): The Cheapest Way

There are three modes of transportation available: train, bus, and taxi. Taxis will be much more expensive let’s not discuss that. The fastest option …

OSAKA AND KYOTO: Budget Travel Guide

<b>A more detailed, updated version of this article can be found here: <br>Osaka Travel Guide <br>Kyoto Travel Guide</b><p>It was the trip I was so afraid to take.<p>The …

Taiwan on a Budget: Taipei Travel Guide 2017

When people ask me what my favorite destinations are, I have a difficult time responding. To me, a “favorite destination” can mean many things. It …

The Poor Traveler: Our Travels So Far

ICELAND: GOLDEN CIRCLE AND SOUTH COAST TOUR | Travel Goal #1

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN SAPPORO IN WINTER | Travel Goal #2

7 Items Travelers Often Forget to Pack

Packing is the worst part of travel. Ugh, just thinking about it makes me hate it even more. My dislike probably stems from my difficulty mastering …