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Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with these tips from the experts.

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    35 Amazing—and Easy!—Solo Trips

    From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite solo travel adventures.

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    Best-Kept Secrets of NYC from the City's Savviest Celebs and Insiders

    The Big Apple doesn't have to mean big bucks! We asked locals, celebrities, BT editors, and readers to give their best tips on free and inexpensive things to do in Gotham. You'll want to put each and every one on your bucket list.

  • 10 Ways the Strong Dollar Can Nab You a Dream Trip

    This is the year you're going to take ALL your vacation days! The U.S. dollar is riding high against foreign currency, including the euro, pound, and peso. Translation? Double-digit savings on airfare, hotels, and meals. But you've got to plan ahead, and in many cases the right time to book your trip is... NOW!

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    'Mad Men' Travel Destinations

    As seen on TV! We've followed Don Draper for seven seasons as he's crisscrossed the globe, be it via Cadillac or TWA flight. As the final episodes air, we're taking you back to the Golden Age of travel with a 'Mad Men'-inspired vacation guide for retro-style trips to cities Don visited.

  • Nomadic in Morocco: You CAN Afford the Trip of a Lifetime

    From stylish Marrakech across the Sahara and jaw-dropping Atlas Mountains, this is a road trip like no other. But we're happy to report it's easier and more budget-friendly than you'd ever imagine.

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    Costa Rica, Air, SUV Rental, 8 Nights, From $1,299 (Budget Travel)

    Explore San José, Tortuguero, Arenal, and Monteverde at your own pace—and save $100 per person—with this travel deal to Costa Rica that includes a six-day SUV rental.

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  • Laos: A Tour That Even Loners Can Love

    Somewhere between a fully guided coach tour and a do-it-yourself expedition lies a category that sounds a bit like an oxymoron: the independent traveler tour.

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