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I believe that experiencing places like a local is the most rewarding way to travel, and that’s exactly what this blog is about. Stubborn yet curious by nature, I’m always out to find the best things in life, but on my own terms. If the masses go left, I turn right. I found that usually the alternative options are easier on the wallet and exponentially more fun too!

If I find a better, cheaper alternative, I share it with you through this blog. You can see where I have been and I describe my experiences in great details including prices, insider tips and alternative routes. Oh, and don’t forget to let me know if you found an article to be helpful!

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In love with the world?

So am I! My name is Victor Eekhof and traveling became a central theme in my life in 2009 when I decided to go backpacking during the financial crisis. I have visited 55+ countries on 7 continents since and started this blog to share my tips on how to travel like a local and on a budget. Read more »

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