Oct 25, 2007 / 9:32am / in Air Travel, Asia, Country News, Culture, Europe, Exchanging Money, General, Money, Travel Tips, Winter Travel, International Travel
Turkey is a country that has a unique culture at an important point in its history, facing questions of religious and regional identity. Although it has always been an exotic, beautiful, somewhat off-the-beaten-path alluring destination, this time of sweeping change makes Turkey an even more exciting place to be right now. The timing works out well in this case, as the lovely autumn climate and many deals on flights are currently rolling in.
Aug 21, 2007 / 12:03pm / in Country News, Exchanging Money, Travel Tips, International Travel
For those thinking of traveling abroad this Labor Day weekend, the problems with subprime lending may serve to keep you grounded. The downturn in the US economy, mainly as a result of the housing recession will cause many people to change their minds about that vacation. But those that do venture abroad will find things a lot cheaper due to the recent appreciation in the US dollar.
Jun 12, 2007 / 8:52am / in Backpacking, Europe, Exchanging Money, General, Money, Pacific, South America, Travel Tips, International Travel
A weak US Dollar does not have to stand between you and your best scuba dive vacations! If corals, fish, and ship wrecks are your summer must-see, you probably already know about some of the best diving spots out there. But which ones are the best and the most affordable with the current exchange rates?