A Better Life for Half the Price: How to prosper on less money in the cheapest places to live

Leffel’s living abroad book is a detailed rundown on the why, how, and where of moving abroad. With clear advice on how to cut your expenses in half in a less expensive destination, it has stories and pointers from more than 50 expatriates around the world, plus run-downs of the best values for international living. A Bronze “Best Travel Book” winner from the North American Travel Journalists Association.
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The World's Cheapest Destinations 5th Edition

Tim Leffel's lifelong experience in trekking the world for cheap is distilled into very succinct advice, great tips, expert comparisons between countries, and a sensible breakdown of how to get the most world travel from your limited money. This book is one of the best investments in life you can make.

Kevin Kelly, author of The Inevitable and co-founder of Wired

The World’s Cheapest Destinations shows how travel can be cheaper than staying home. So, get out there!

Jeffrey Lehmann, EMMY awarded host of the Weekend Explorer active travel series on PBS

This book is a must for anyone looking to know where to go to get the most out of their money when they travel.

Nomadic Matt Kepnes, author of Ten Years a Nomad


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Travel Writing 2.0: Earning Money From Your Travels in the New Media Landscape

This is the most thorough book on finding financial success as a freelancer or travel blogger in the digital age. Highly praised as authentic, detailed, honest, and fun to read. Now in its third edition.
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This practical guide teaches travelers how to take the best advantage of travel opportunities by avoiding the typical tourist mentality. Author Tim Leffel shows readers how to bypass the traps that drive up expenses and find the best value, whether as a young backpacker or a wealthy retiree. Drawing on his own extensive experience, the author also covers what steps to take and what resources to use to save money on travel and how to travel better – or more often – on a smaller budget. A dozen other notable travel writers and subject matter experts contribute sidebars on specific ways to save.

Runner Up “Book of the Year” at Planeta.com
Runner Up “Best Travel Guide” NATJA


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“Book of the Year” at Planeta.com

Rob Sangster and Tim Leffel have written the definitive guide to traveling in Mexico and Central America. It's a smart roadmap for any south-of-the-border traveler.

Christopher Elliott, National Geographic Traveler and Elliott.org

Covering topics from safety to shopping and packing tips to preserving memories, this encyclopedic reference will help travelers better enjoy their journeys to this popular part of the world.

International Travel News

Aimed at travelers who want to dive deep and fully experience the region, this volume is packed with just the right mix of travel philosophy, cultural insights and practical tips.

Jim Benning, co-editor, WorldHum.com