The Common Traveler

Traveling while saving for future goals is possible. Affordable travel does not have to mean backpacking and sleeping in hostels. We hope to inspire you to re-discover travel by sharing destinations and tips on how to save at each location. 

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10 Things to Do and See in San Antonio: a Weekend Plan

10 Things to Do and See in San Antonio: a Weekend Plan

Looking for things to do in San Antonio, Texas, over a weekend? If you've only got a short period of time in San Antonio, here are some great highlights you'll want to see, most of which are within easy reach of downtown and for which you don't even need a car....

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Top 5 Best Places to Watch The Sunset in SW Florida

Top 5 Best Places to Watch The Sunset in SW Florida

While sunrises can be an inspiring way to start your day, some of us are not morning people. And if you’re visiting Southwest Florida (Naples-Fort Myers corridor), then you’ve reached the Florida land of gorgeous, awe-inspiring sunsets. And while almost any spot that...

WHAT ARE THE BEST HONEYMOON DESTINATIONS IN 2020?

WHAT ARE THE BEST HONEYMOON DESTINATIONS IN 2020?

Planning a honeymoon in 2020 or beyond? These perfect destinations for honeymooners will inspire you to pack your bags and enjoy your new destination. From swoon-worthy beaches, to laid back hills, we've got some ideas. Whether you've never considered a trip to Asia,...

Top 12 Things to do in Goldsboro: a Weekend Getaway

Top 12 Things to do in Goldsboro: a Weekend Getaway

If weekend getaways are your favorite way to explore new towns, then add Goldsboro to your list. This list of best things to do in Goldsboro provides a variety to both newcomers and long-time visitors. As the home of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, the town already...

Top Things to do in Goldsboro at Night

Top Things to do in Goldsboro at Night

In Goldsboro for the weekend? Or perhaps visiting someone stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base? No matter what brought you to Goldsboro, North Carolina, you may be wondering, what are the top things to do in Goldsboro at night? Plenty! The downtown area houses...

About The Common Traveler

Raised as a third culture kid living in South America and Europe, Annick caught the travel bug early. Now that the children are gone, but still saving for retirement, she enjoys traveling in an affordable way and wants to share those ideas.

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