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Giving money on the road

Giving money on the road

Foreign travellers are often struck by the poverty they run up against in developing countries. Even those travelling on a shoestring know that they are comparatively wealthy simply because they have the funds to be … Read entire article »

Handling money on the road

Handling money on the road

Think about money before you leave home, something I sometimes ignore and usually regret. I arrived in Sarajevo late in the day after an overnight flight from Canada. I had no cash, not even Euros, … Read entire article »

Travelling on a budget

Travelling on a budget

Lack of funds has never stopped me from travelling. Obviously, I’ve stayed in my share of cheap hotels and travelled on more “chicken” buses than I wish to remember. I usually do it more comfortably … Read entire article »

Bargaining

Bargaining

If you want to be kind to yourself don’t get too carried away with bargaining. After all, you’re wealthy compared to most people you’ll be bargaining with. Fellow travellers will regularly ask if you got … Read entire article »