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3 Affordable French Bistros in Paris
August 24, 2011
3 Affordable French Bistros in Paris

Maybe I have watched too many movies that gave me the wrong idea, but I have a certain image in mind when I think about a bistro in Paris. In the background you can hear “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien” by Edith Piaf. The tables are small and have clean white table cloth and the [...]

Cheap Places to Stay in Chicago
February 23, 2011
Cheap Places to Stay in Chicago

The cities of North America are not likely destinations for budget travelers; rumors of surviving on a few dollars a day and reveling in cheap bottles of beer come straight out of South-East Asia and Eastern Europe. So to save your hard-earned travel money for more interesting things than a simple bed for the night, [...]

Budget Gift Ideas for Travelers Under $20
December 2, 2010
Budget Gift Ideas for Travelers Under $20

On a budget and looking for something useful for the traveler on your gift list? Then why not consider one of these gift ideas for travelers that are each under $20? We’ve highlighted a few functional and interesting gifts for that active traveler in your life. Flexible Tripod – Designed with self-timer photography in mind, [...]

The Japan Centre – Seriously Cheap Eats in London
November 15, 2010
The Japan Centre – Seriously Cheap Eats in London

During a recent trip to London, Andy from the 501 Places travel blog, introduced a group of travel bloggers, including myself, to what just might be one of the best meal deals in all of London at the Japan Centre. Located at 14 – 16 Regent Street in London’s West End, the small store-front with [...]

Cultural Los Angeles (on the Cheap)
November 11, 2010
Cultural Los Angeles (on the Cheap)

People tend to either love Los Angeles or despise it. I can understand both points of view, especially when considering the traffic. For the haters, we can’t do anything about the transportation nightmares, but we can suggest a few inexpensive places to experience that might just have you seeing Los Angeles from the L.A. lovers’ [...]

Best Value Hotels in Barcelona
April 22, 2010
Best Value Hotels in Barcelona

This lively Catalan city which sits between mountains and sea has a mild year-round climate that attracts visitors from all over. What better place to savor the atmosphere than at one of these great value hotels in the heart of the city.

Best Value Hotels in Istanbul
March 23, 2010
Best Value Hotels in Istanbul

Istanbul is a feast for the senses. The architecture inherited through the centuries is varied and impressive and includes such places as the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia, and the Hippodrome. East meets west at this crossroads between Europe and Asia. The streets are alive with the hustle and bustle of carpet salesmen, backgammon [...]

Best Value Hotels in Rome
January 1, 2010
Best Value Hotels in Rome

Wander in Rome and you will encounter ancient ruins, art frescoes, glimpses into the Roman Empire, the Vatican, romance and intrigue. The array of hotel choices in this vast and bustling city seems endless. We have narrowed down some of the best value accommodations for the budget minded traveler.

Best Value Hotels in Berlin
January 1, 2010
Best Value Hotels in Berlin

A rejuvenated Berlin has emerged from the rubble of the cold war to once again become one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. Admist the dark history of last century, you’ll find sophisticated nightlife, charming restaurants, typically German beer halls, and impressive museums. There are numerous locations in Berlin to rest your head and we have narrowed down the choices to several of those with the best value.

Best Value Hotels in Amsterdam
January 1, 2010
Best Value Hotels in Amsterdam

Travel to Amsterdam and you will be impressed by the colorful and historic architecture set next to the picturesque canals and waterways full of house boats. Museums are plentiful and showcase art, history, architecture and much more. It is quite an international and cosmopolitan city affording many hotel options for its millions of annual visitors. We narrowed down the accommodation list to include some of the best value locales in the city.

Best Value Hotels in New York City
January 1, 2010
Best Value Hotels in New York City

Finding a good deal on a hotel room in New York City can be challenging, to say the least. Usually, the price of a hotel room in New York City will really set you back. To help ease the pain, BrilliantTrips.com has combed New York City to find the best hotel bargains available.

Best Value Hotels in London
January 1, 2010
Best Value Hotels in London

London is not necessarily known for being a city bursting with inexpensive accommodation. It is, however, a city famed for its rich history, charm and character. Fortunately, we have uncovered the top places to crash that offer both great value as well as charm in ideal locations throughout the bustling city.