Welcome to the latest installment of the "Save, Splurge, Steal" interview series. Getting great value when I travel is always such a fun challenge for me and I love to learn how other people get the best possible experience for their available time and money. I'm asking top travel bloggers to share their expertise and I hope you enjoy their responses as much as I do!
Meet Katherine from Travel the World!
Katherine has been traveling around the world for over 10 years with her husband Romeo. Katherine and Romeo both work full time, so they try to get the most out of their travels on limited vacation time. Katherine is author of Travel the World, a travel blog for the everyday working stiff. She also co-authors the travel/alcohol blog Passports & Cocktails.
Vancouver's top attraction is totally free!
Over 8 million people visit Vancouver's Stanley Park each year, yet it rarely feels crowded. Instead, it feels like the city has suddenly opened up into your own private nature oasis, one that you might occasionally share with picnic-ing families or dedicated joggers. With over 1,000 acres of green space to explore, you could live in Vancouver for years and still not discover all of Stanley Parks' best nooks and crannies. So if your time in the city is limited, here are some not-to-miss park highlights.
A Budget Friendly Visit to Hong Kong? Yes, It IS Possible!
Welcome to Hong Kong! The world’s greatest city that quickens our pulse and leaves everyone speechless after a day of sightseeing. Although it is considered to be one of the most expensive travel destinations in the world, there are still places to explore on the cheap and things to do with a tight budget. Here are the top 3 places and things to do when visiting Hong Kong with only a few HK$ in your pocket:
There’s no getting around the fact that the Egyptian pyramids are remarkable. The only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still intact, it’s not surprising this site is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world. However, there’s so much more to Egypt than just the pyramids. Here are five suggestions of what else to see when you’re in this historic Middle Eastern nation:
A Maritime Menu Spells Danger For Us.
Hampton, Virginia is known as "Crabtown" thanks to James McMenamin developing a revolutionary method for sealing steamed crabmeat in airtight containers during the 1870s. Exporting shellfish became the backbone of Hampton's economy, while consuming shellfish became the foundation for the city's finest restaurants - a tradition that lasts to this day.
Locals may heartily debate which restaurant serves the best crab cakes in town but that's one discussion we won't be weighing in on - Ryan is allergic to shellfish! So in a town so famous for shellfish it revolutionized the crab industry, what are the best options for the shellfish-adverse?