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June 12, 2008

Take a “Staycation”- Vagabonder Style

With soaring gas prices and a crashing economy, “staycations” are a new reality (and addition to the lexicon). A “staycation” is a vacation minus the vacating part.

How can a restless vagabonder feel adventurous when chained between the cubicle and soaring expenses without a trip in sight? There are plenty of ways to find culture and excitement in your hometown without spending much money.

NewsWeek has an article with some helpful links when planning your “staycation”. What tips do you have to share with readers?

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4 Responses to “Take a “Staycation”- Vagabonder Style”

  1. Jalpa Says:

    Staycations are a great idea! They allow you to take your dream vacation on a budget.

    Have you always wanted to go to China? Live near a chinatown? Why not spend the day there?

    Not sure what to do there? Let Staycation Travel Agency (staycationtravelagency.com) do all the planning for you!

  2. sunlightpacker Says:

    i love this! no jet lag! can’t wait to cozy in and ‘tour europe’… cool, new program on tv, Staycation.

  3. sunlightpacker Says:

    whoops… here’s the info: http://www.ovationtv.com/programs/staycation/

  4. Vagablogging: Call for contributors! | Vagablogging :: Rolf Potts Vagabonding Blog Says:

    […] Though the positions are unpaid, it’s a great opportunity to build a readership, establish contacts, and create professional opportunities in the travel-writing realm. Vagabloggers who’ve landed lucrative gigs after writing for us include Tim Ferriss (who wrote a little bestseller called The 4-Hour Work Week), Justin Glow (who went on to full-time editing positions at Gadling and AOL), and a number of individuals who’ve landed paid freelance work at World Hum, the National Post, Gadling, US Airways Magazine, Travelers’ Tales, the Los Angeles Times, and other travel-writing venues. Kristin Pope even got a call from The Daily Show after her post about “staycations”. […]

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