8 places for budget travelers to try in the off-season
Thu, Jan 03 2013 at 11:37 AM
Saving money often requires creativity, not only in terms of accommodations and transportation but scheduling as well. The budget travel set is well-known for staying in cheap family-run guesthouses, taking local transportation and even forgoing taxis in favor of bicycles or walking. (These are also bonuses for the environment and local economies.) But you can also save money by checking out destinations in the off-season. Vietnam in the summer isn't as rainy as you might fear, and even Cape Town, South Africa, is cheaper in the Northern Hemisphere's summer. Here, then, are eight places to stretch your travel dollar in the off-season.