105 Ways to Save Money While Traveling in Europe

Traveling in Europe can be done on a budget! Check out some of our top tips for budget travel in Europe, and then add your own!

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If you’re planning to travel to Europe this year, you may be wondering how to keep your wallet happy without letting your stomach get too grumbly.

We’ve started to put together a list of ways to save money while traveling in Europe, and here is the result! Although we haven’t reached 105 yet, we plan on continuing to add new ways to save money. This post will be constantly updated with the latest ways to budget your way through Europe, and we’re hoping that YOU, our dear readers, will help us to do that!

If you have a great budget-hack for Europe travel, let us know in the comments and we’ll add your suggestion to our list! Thanks in advance for your help!

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How to Avoid Getting Treated Like a Tourist in Europe

Want to blend in with the locals and avoid being that typical tourist? Find out how here!

I used to marvel at how people in foreign countries would start speaking to me in English.

Example: my family and I walk into a restaurant in Seville during our first trip to Spain.  The waiter comes to our table and says, “Something to drink?”

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Expectation vs. Reality: Paris

I dreamed of Paris as much as any travel lover does. See if Paris lived up to my expectations, and get some budget travel tips!

Paris truly does get a lot of hype, possibly more than any other city in the world.  It is absolutely one of the highest rated travel destinations in the world, and is on the bucket list of almost every world traveler.

Traveling to Paris is an adventure that every lover of culture and class feels they must experience in person, and until that moment they decorate their walls and hearts with pictures of the Eiffel Tower in spring, or the Seine River at sunset.  I describe what I experienced myself, as my expectations for visiting Paris only grew the more time I was away from it.  I felt as if it was calling to me from across the oceans, begging me to come and visit.

So what exactly did I expect from Paris, and how did the beautiful City of Light live up to everything I dreamed about it?  Let me explain.

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