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 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...

6 Best Places to Visit in Asia in 2020

6 Best Places to Visit in Asia in 2020

Making your bucket list for new places to visit in 2020? Have you considered adding Asia? With the 2020 Summer Olympics scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan, from July 24th to August 9th, your attention may be turned to whether to go. Here are six must-visit places in...

14 Cruise Tips and Tricks Every Cruiser Should Know

14 Cruise Tips and Tricks Every Cruiser Should Know

Cruising provides a great way to explore new regions without having to unpack your bags every day. If planned correctly, a cruise vacation can save you money, making it ideal for groups and those wishing to save money. In addition to our other tips on what to expect...

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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