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Three-Day Weekend: Berlin

The Spree River surrounds five historic museums—and the iconic Berlin Cathedral. Visit them all in one day to save the most cash. (Jaromír Chalabala/Dreamstime) High style and hip design doesn't have to be expensive. You can experience...Show More Summary

California Love: My Unforgettable Honeymoon Road Trip

(Sarah Wilkins) Novelist Nora Zelevansky’s honeymoon was so swoon-worthy and budget-minded that you'll want to steal the idea. Here’s the storybook tale, in her own words. Despite what Pinterest would have us believe, weddings are stressful. Show More Summary

Hottest New Cruise Ideas

Paradise found. Richer, more meaningful shore excursions to less-trafficked ports are a big part of the cruise industry's new way of thinking. (Levranii/Dreamstime) Think small! Cruise lines are shrinking their boats and creating more...Show More Summary

The Best Way to Win Valentine's Day Is...

(Illustration by Juliette Borda) Sure, we love flowers and heart-shaped boxes as much as you do, but they can’t compare with these hot travel deals for your hot-and-heavy weekend getaway. Baby, it’s cold outside, and we’re fantasizing about going on “love leave” this February to the coziest, quietest corners of the world. Show More Summary

10 Smart & Easy Money-Saving Secrets

(Illustration by Harry Campbell) Psst! Saving for your next big vacation is easier than you think when you break it down into these start-today steps. At Budget Travel, we devote a lot of time to helping travelers get the most out of their financial resources. Show More Summary

Yes, You Can Take Your Pet on Vacation

Come si dice..."meatball"? It's a dog's life on the Amalfi Coast. (Flydragonfly/Dreamstime) What’s better than going on a dream getaway? Taking your best furry friend along for the ride. These expert tips will save you time and money,...Show More Summary

Three-Day Weekend: Barcelona

Barcelona's Park Güell offers panoramic views of the city. (Valeriya Potapova/Dreamstime) First-timers say visiting the Catalan city is like living in a dream, with its unique architecture, new flavors, and a rock-and-roll-all-nightShow More Summary

Ultimate Southwest Girlfriend Getaway

Downtown Santa Fe—a highlight of Budget Travel Senior Editor Jamie Beckman (left) and BT Photo Editor Whitney Tressel's  road trip. (Whitney Tressel) Road trip! Two Budget Travel editors motored through the mountains from CloudcroftShow More Summary

#BTReads: Our Favorite Travel Books

These stories have broadened our worldview and inspired us to visit far-flung places. Our picks will entertain you on a long flight…or curled up by a fire. A Room with a View (E.M. Forster) manages to be a romantic comedy, travelogue, and deeply moving rumination on art and mortality at the same time. Show More Summary

A Stroll Through Dickens's London

Charles Dickens's drawing room at the Charles Dickens Museum, 48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London, decorated for a Victorian-era Christmas. (Courtesy Charles Dickens Museum) Visitors to London can walk in the footsteps of one of the...Show More Summary

The Midwest's Coolest Road Trip

The view from the Duquesne Incline, overlooking the city of Pittsburgh. (Whitney Tressel) It's time to exit the turnpike and take a closer look at northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. With a rich sense of tradition and a talent for...Show More Summary

Spend the Holidays in a Castle

The Medici family once owned the medieval Tuscan village of Castelfalfi (above), but now plebians like us can take up residence on the estate. (Castello Castelfalfi) Yes, you can afford to stay in one of these authentic castles—someShow More Summary

Three-Day Weekend: Quebec City

(Courtesy Claudel Huot ) You may fall so hard for the charms and quirks of Quebec City that you'll find yourself mistaking the St. Lawrence River for the Seine. I’m walking the streets of Quebec City with a red feather clipped into my...Show More Summary

A Foodie's Guide to the Caribbean

Consider this your ultimate Caribbean foodie bucket list. (Courtesy Dreamstime) The amazingly varied (and amazingly delicious) cuisine of the Caribbean is, both literally and figuratively, a “melting pot” of cultural influences, blending African, Spanish, Indian, Chinese, and indigenous Tai?no ingredients and methods for centuries. Show More Summary

Three-Day Weekend: Nassau & Paradise Island

(Courtesy Dreamstime) Beaches! Sky juice! Water slides! Conch fritters! Nassau and Paradise Island, Bahamas, are a short hop from anywhere on the East Coast, making the perfect island getaway closer—and more affordable—than ever. All...Show More Summary

Secrets of Italy's Emilia Romagna Region

Don't miss a visit to Mercato Albinelli, a huge covered marketplace in Modena. (Courtesy Jose and Roxanne/Flickr) Visitors to Italy typically overlook the region of Emilia Romagna in favor of Tuscany, its more famous neighbor to the south. Show More Summary

Best-Kept Secrets of Rome

(Lonely Planet) Here's your chance to be the ultimate Italy insider, with gorgeously affordable, off-the-beaten-path lodgings just steps from some of the Eternal City's hottest attractions and tastiest restaurants. CASA DI SANTA FRANCESCA...Show More Summary

These 10 Travel Myths Are Bogus

Myth #1: You can't afford this. (Spoiler alert: Yes, you can.) (Justin Foulkes/Lonely Planet) We want to help make your travel dreams come true, and sometimes that means turning some negative myths on their head (yes, you CAN afford a bucket-list trip almost anywhere). Show More Summary

Eat Like a Local in Queens

Meet the Mets at Citi Field in Queens. (Courtesy Zhukovsky/Dreamstime) Foodies and baseball fans, rejoice! With the New York Mets in search of their first World Series championship in almost 30 years, a world spotlight will shine onShow More Summary

How I (Finally) Learned to Ski

Keystone Resort's River Run Village is the hub of the Colorado ski resort's action, with exceptional food and family activities, plus a comfy gondola that takes you from the village to teh summit in minutes. (Courtesy Keystone Resort) Sure,...Show More Summary

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