The key to budget travel is to plan ahead. When it comes to family trips, globetrotting, welldeserved
vacations and/or going to see new places we have never been before, the reality of cost
and budgeting is always in the back of our minds.
Planning and spending our travel dollar wisely is a priority for most families. Curbing
spending and costs, while still enjoying your vacation to its fullest, is the key to guaranteed success
and fiscal responsibility. Your pocketbook and family will thank you!
The reasoning behind saving money while traveling is simple: Even if your personal budget is
extremely tight, you can still take a break and enjoy life! Simply put, life is just too short to never
step out of the door or leaving the homestead!
Also remembering that while traveling, whether on a budget or not, even the smallest of things can
all add op to a large vacation or travel bill!
For example, all those hotel extra’s, cab-fares, tips, restaurants, ca...
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Banaue of Painterly Dreams
Because of its high altitude, Banaue is often described as "where land merges with the clouds to meet the heavens" with the rice terraces as "the stairway to the sky."
Banaue is a place for nature adventures and cultural immersion. Days are for indulging in such activities as strolling, biking, and trekking. Evenings are for campfire chats at a village or warm indoor cosseting at the lodges and inns.
A leading tourism destination in Asia, the Banaue rice terraces start from the base of the Cordilleras and reach up to several thousand feet high. Its length, if stretched from end to end, could encircle half of the globe.
The rice paddies are fed by mountain springs and streams that are channeled into an irrigation canal that runs downhill through the terraces.
In the village of Batad, the terraces take the shape of an amphitheater and can be reached by a 12-kilometer ride f...