Budget Travel Strategies and Tales from the Road

Travel Gram
Travel commentary by author and grandmother, Eileen Detlefsen.

Souvenir Budget Woes? Try Freebies!
You will be happy to discover that some of the best—and least costly—things you can bring home from a European vacation are freebies!

Previous columns:
Travel Companions
Eating and Dining Overseas
Before you go: Learn the Language
Travel: An Antidote to Change
An Interview with Troy M. Litten

Creative budget traveler extraordinaire, Troy has created a line of books that trumpet his travel-mad aesthetic. Read our interview with this travel maven.
EuroCheapo's Budget Air Extravaganza

Over three weeks in August and September, your loyal investigators at EuroCheapo hit eight cities in Europe. We buzzed about the budget-friendly skies on numerous low-cost airlines. Read our (hilarious!) account.
Florence: Off the Beaten Path

There's more to Tuscany than Firenze. Here's a whole set of daytrip getaway ideas for visitors to Florence.
Reading Up on Lisbon

Our literary critics offer up some "must-reads" before taken off for Lisbon.


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