How To Cruise Europe On The Cheap In A Brand New Car

Want to cruise around Europe in a brand new car and pay less than a normal rental car? Then a French “Buy-Back Lease” may be the plan for you. We’ve been in the throes of an intense summer holiday planning session over the past few weeks, and a big part of the planning was figuring […]

How To Save On Transportation In Europe

Planes, trains, and automobiles (plus the odd boat, bus, and bike). In this third installment of How To Have An Epic European Holiday On A Budget we’ll investigate how to get yourself around the continent without breaking the bank. 1) Book Your Transportation Early Remember the 26 hour ferry ride in a private cabin and […]

The Secrets to Budget Gastronomy in Europe

In Part 1 of this series we discussed how to get the most out of your accommodation budget.  In this edition, we’ll look at how to eat like royalty on a serf’s budget. It’s not a revelation that one of the best (the best, in my opinion) aspects of travel in Europe is the incredible […]

The Secrets to Finding Great Budget Accommodation In Europe

In this first installment of How To Have An Epic European Holiday On A Budget we’ll tackle the challenge of finding great budget accommodation. I love staying in a luxurious hotel – swimming in its grandiose pool after a long day of travelling, snuggling under the down comforter that feels just like home, and then […]

How To Have An Epic European Holiday On A Budget

This past summer our family traveled in Europe for 36 days and spent €2700. That’s €75 a day. For 4 of us. Total. Including a 26 hour ferry ride in a private cabin down the Adriatic from Venice to Greece and one flight from Greece to Milan. We visited Venice for a week, spent 3 […]