Why travelers are generally so terrible about assessing risk when they travel. Or, why non-pregnant Olympics fans who fear zika more than dengue have already been infected – by the media.
‘Africa and Asia’ Articles
More than 30 years after my grade-school report on the 17, 000+ islands of Indonesia, I finally get to visit four of them. And am not disappointed.
After a few months off working on my book, I’m back as Frugal Traveler, with a first trip to Georgia and Armenia, thanks to an incredibly cheap airfare on Ukrainian International Airlines.
A trip to Africa after ninth grade helped the Frugal Traveler cultivate a skill that would prove professionally useful years later.
From a budget safari to an urban alternative to Cape Town, the Frugal Traveler cuts his own path through the southern part of the continent.
Friendly prices — and people — greeted the Frugal Traveler on a visit to the country’s chaotic but manageable coastal capital.
A cultural exchange involving pizza and coconut beer and a big directional assist from two children are all part of this Frugal adventure to the country’s southern coast.
A guide takes the Frugal Traveler on a personal tour through an area victimized by apartheid.
This eight-course street feast in Wuhan had everything — except seats, a set menu and an exorbitant price tag.
With a local guide, seeking experiences “unsuitable for tourists” in the intimidatingly large Chinese city.
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