For many of us, travel is a bit of a pipe dream. We’d love to see the world, but we just don’t have the funds to make it happen — or so we think. The truth is, there are plenty of ways to travel without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little creative. Here are 7 unexpected ways to travel on a budget.
If you’re really looking to save, ditch the hostel and crash on someone’s couch for free. Couchsurfing is a worldwide network of travelers who are willing to open up their homes to strangers — for free! Obviously, this isn’t for everyone. But if you’re feeling adventurous, it’s definitely worth checking out.