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Cheap car rental: NYC (it can be done!)

If you live in New York City, you probably don’t have a car. And if you’re just visiting the city, you might ask: is it worth getting a car in New York City? The answer is NO! There’s no reason to rent a car in NYC. Because really, having a car in NYC is a nightmare. If you can’t find street parking, which you probably can’t, then parking in a garage is *hilariously* expensive (think[…]

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Eat Cheap in Paris (Yes, It’s Possible!)

Paris has a (well-deserved) reputation as one of the more expensive cities in the world. But! It’s more than possible to enjoy cheap food in Paris. Read on to learn some of the best tricks I learned for eating cheap during my year living in Paris on a very tight budget. La Fourchette, (or, if your French isn’t great, is a two-for-one good deal. First, it will let you make reservations at restaurants[…]

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How can I afford a trip to Paris – or anywhere?

It’s everyone’s first question: “you guys don’t work in finance, you didn’t inherit millions, so how do you afford to travel around the world all the time???” Fair question. Here we’ll lay out the answer, and demonstrate how we’d afford a trip to Paris. Hint: travel is NOT as expensive as nearly everyone believes. A traditional trip Let’s start with a traditional plan for a trip. First, you need some flights, say for two people.[…]

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