Damian Esteban

Traveling the World on a Budget

Demystifying Cheap Airfare

Airfare is a mysterious thing. On any given day, you can pay more money for a shorter flight that you book months ahead than you can pay for a longer flight that you book the day before. What gives? To name the obvious, a lot of factors go into airfare prices. You can hedge your bets […]

Doing Justice to the Splendor of Ladakh

In my last blog post, I spent a lot of time glowing about Ladakh. As I mentioned, it’s one of my favorite places in the world. In that post, I supplied a lot of photos, but I realized that they’re a bit limited in their scope. In an effort to do better justice to the splendor […]

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Ladakh: Paradise in Northern India

I’ve traveled all over the world. I’ve been to deserts of North Africa to the jungles of Southeast Asia. In all of my travels no spot has spoken to me as much as Ladakh has. A Brief Overview Ladakh is located in the Northeastern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. In contrast to the rest […]

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7 Ways to Make Travel Even Cheaper

There are a number of steps you can take to make sure that you’re getting the most bang for your buck in travel. However arguably the most decisive factor is where you end up traveling to. Certain countries *cough* the UK, Denmark, Switzerland, Australia *uncough* are sure to make your travels more expensive. Throw a weaker US […]

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How to Travel on the Cheap: Booking Flights Like a Pro

When it comes to travel, one of your biggest cost is getting from one spot to another. Generally, plane tickets are pricey, buses are cheap, and trains may be cheap or expensive depending on what part of the world you are traveling in (ditto cars). Here’s a look at some ways to get the most out of […]

How to Travel on the Cheap: Monasteries and Temples

When you think of traveling across the country, you might think of visiting a monastery and maybe snapping a selfie in front of one, but did you know that you could sleep in them? Although definitely an alternative experience compared to staying in hostels, hotels, or even on farms–staying at a friendly neighborhood religious structure […]

How to Travel on the Cheap: Couchsurfing and WWOOFing

I love to travel and to backpack, but more often than not I end up doing so on a shoestring budget. Setting budgetary limitations is not only an economic strategy, it’s also a way to experience a location in a new way. Often when I’m traveling (in India, Nepal, Myanmar, wherever) I end up just staying […]


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