Here are five free or inexpensive places that aren’t mentioned in any of the four major guidebooks.
Midtown Manhattan is famously overpriced. But it doesn’t have to be.
The financial district is bustling, Chinatown is as enticing as ever, and TriBeCa is bursting with new restaurants and bars — visitors hardly need venture north of Canal Street for a complete New York weekend.
The Frugal Traveler heads north to Lake Placid to see if a ski-less, car-less New Yorker can pull off an overnight ski trip for less than $300.
The Frugal Traveler compiles a user’s guide to all of those low-cost bus lines in the Northeast.
Seth Kugel reveals how he saw plays, visited museums and ate out on just $100 over the weekend in New York.
Two days of theater, museums and experimental film, plus meals and a few beers, too. The Cost? A C-Note.
The best – and worst – moments from 13 weeks of traveling from São Paulo to New York on $70 a day.
The weekender’s weekender plugs the last holes in the 130th and final Weekend in New York column.
A few Manhattan men try to master shaving the old way, but quickly find out why their grandfathers went to the barber instead of doing it themselves.