Let’s get caught up – negative COVID test required for re-entry to USA

Happy New Year!  I’ve taken some time off from blogging to rest my mind a bit, which I’m sure has left an unremittable mark on your soul, but worry no longer!  I have at least two more posts coming after this one, so get ready for the onslaught! This news …

11 Tips for Planning Your Return Trip to Europe in 2021

11 Tips for Planning Your Return Trip to Europe in 2021

Friends asked me throughout 2020, “When will you return to Europe?” My answer last March and April was, “Who the heck knows?” But now, as we’ve said goodbye to that ridiculously challenging year and hello to 2021, my answer has changed to, “hopefully Autumn.” Do I have a direct line …

What You Were Reading in a Lousy Year for Travel

What You Were Reading in a Lousy Year for Travel

  What articles on cheap travel places, budget travel tips, and living abroad were you checking out the past 12 months? In a normal year, the most popular posts on this Cheapest Destinations Blog are a healthy mix of traveling well on a budget, lessons learned from traveling internationally, and …

Drop the Excuses and Make a Bold Travel Resolution

Drop the Excuses and Make a Bold Travel Resolution

  At the end of the year, we usually take stock, set some goals, and maybe make some new year’s resolutions. After the god-awful year we experienced in 2020 when our movements were so confined, many people want to travel more in 2021. If you’re one of them, you should …