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Q&A: Andy Steves, creator of Weekend Student Adventures

Q&A: Andy Steves, creator of Weekend Student Adventures

In today’s edition of our “Cheapo Questions” interview series, we’re talking to Andy Steves, founder of Weekend Student Adventures (WSA). Since 2010, WSA has hosted student-friendly weekend excursions all over Europe for travelers both young and young-at-heart. We had plenty to ask Andy about what makes Weekend Student Adventures special, as well as his own » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions for Nomadic Matt

4 Cheapo Questions for Nomadic Matt

Last week we had a fun afternoon visit from our friend Matt Kepnes, creator of the popular budget travel site NomadicMatt.com. Matt stopped by to talk about his new book, “How to Travel the World on $50 a Day”, which is published by Penguin and hits bookstores this week. Obviously, our Cheapo interest was piqued by » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions for Tim Leffel of Perceptive Travel

4 Cheapo Questions for Tim Leffel of Perceptive Travel

In today’s installment of “4 Cheapo Questions for…” we interview Tim Leffel, an award-winning travel writer, editor of the narrative webzine Perceptive Travel, and all around knower of budget travel tips. When we last chatted with Tim back in June at the Travel Blog Exchange conference in Keystone, CO, he was hard at work wrapping up » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions for Jodi Ettenberg of LegalNomads.com

4 Cheapo Questions for Jodi Ettenberg of LegalNomads.com

This week’s “Four Cheapo Questions for…” interview features travel blogger extraordinaire, Jodi Ettenberg of LegalNomads.com. We first met Jodi many moons ago in New York at our favorite after-work watering hole, Botanica, where she happened to be attending a MeetUp for Gothamist.com. A member of our happy hour clan happened to be wearing a t-shirt » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions for Darren Cronian from Travel Rants

4 Cheapo Questions for Darren Cronian from Travel Rants

By Pete Meyers— Today we continue our “4 Cheapo Questions” interview series by catching up with Darren Cronian, founder and editor of the Leeds-based website Travel Rants.   We first came across Darren’s site several years ago when Travel Rants received the “Best Consumer Website” award from Travolution, a trade magazine and website that covers » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions for Sam Daams of Travellerspoint.com

4 Cheapo Questions for Sam Daams of Travellerspoint.com

Continuing our “4 Cheapo Questions” series, this week we hop across the pond to Oslo, Norwary to say hello to our travel pal Sam Daams, co-founder of Travellerspoint.com. We had the pleasure of getting to know Sam when our paths crossed in London last year, during which time he told us the fun and interesting » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions For Michael Yessis From World Hum

4 Cheapo Questions For Michael Yessis From World Hum

Today we continue our “4 Cheapo Questions” interview series with one of the pioneers of travel blogging, Michael Yessis. Michael, along with Jim Benning, founded the highly regarded website World Hum in 2001 with the stated goal of publishing “the best travel stories on the Internet.” Their plan seems to have worked out well, as » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions for Pauline Frommer

Today we’re happy to welcome Pauline Frommer to our “Four Cheapo Questions” interview series. Pauline is a one-stop shop for budget travel insight and advice, offering tips for “spending less and seeing more” on Frommers.com and in her “Pauline Frommer” guidebook series. In addition to her travel writing and editing, Pauline hosts a nationally syndicated radio show, » Read more

“4 Cheapo Questions” for Mike Richard of Vagabondish.com

“4 Cheapo Questions” for Mike Richard of Vagabondish.com

Today’s “4 Cheapo Questions…” interview features Mike Richard, founder and editor of Vagabondish.com, the “travelzine for today’s vagabond.” We’ve been big fans of Mike’s website for a long time, both for its thoughtful articles and talented writing, as well as its eye-catching photography and snazzy design. But enough about us! Read on to learn a » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions For Kim Mance From TravelBlogExchange.com

4 Cheapo Questions For Kim Mance From TravelBlogExchange.com

Today we’re kicking off the new month with an interview of Kim Mance, co-founder of the new social network for travel bloggers, TravelBlogExchange.com. We’re big fans of “TBEX,” signing up shortly following its launch earlier in the year, and have enjoyed watching it rapidly grow and thrive. For all of our Cheapo bloggers out there, » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions For Sean Keener From Bootsnall.com

4 Cheapo Questions For Sean Keener From Bootsnall.com

Today we’re featuring Sean Keener in our “4 Cheapo Questions For…” interview series. Sean is the co-founder of Portland based BootsnAll.com, one of the web’s pioneering community sites for independent travelers and a favorite resource of Cheapos here in the office. (Editor’s note: not all interviewees need to be named Sean. But we suppose it » Read more

4 Cheapo Questions For Sean O’Neill From BudgetTravel.com

4 Cheapo Questions For Sean O’Neill From BudgetTravel.com

Today we’re beginning a new series of interviews called “4 Cheapo Questions For”. We’ll be talking travel with notable travel writers, bloggers, and other travel industry personalities. The format is nice and simple: 4 questions, 1 photo, and maybe – just maybe – a bonus question if we’re feeling snappy. First up to bat is Sean » Read more

Q & A: Scott Huler’s epic journey on a budget

Author, reporter, and NPR correspondent Scott Huler recently returned from an epic journey tracing the tale of Homer’s “Odyssey.” After reading “No-Man’s Lands,” his insightful recounting of the trip, we asked him for advice on planning a similar journey—on a budget. Scott had some great advice: When Odysseus set off on an epic voyage, he » Read more

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