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‘You can travel indefinitely for USD200 a month’

Alex

Alex

It’s possible to travel the world for as little as USD200 a month.

I’m not saying it. Alex says it and he has been doing it for more than a year now.

Lampros Alexis from Greece is on a mission to travel around the world on his solar-powered bicycle, which can also be pedalled when it isn’t powered enough.

TravelAndy caught up with the adventurer when he was passing through Kolkata recently. Excerpts. Continue Reading →

How to go around a city cheap

Budget travellers love good public transport in a city because it saves them lots of money. I know I do! Public transport ticket systems work very differently in different cities and when I am in a new city, I initially try to understand how it works before I decide what’s most suited to  my needs. But following these general things save me quite a bit of money every time.

Skip the taxi: From the airport, the easiest and most comfortable way to get to your destination in an unknown city is no doubt the taxi. But, it’s also the costliest and all budget travellers seek other alternatives.

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