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About This Blogger

Jamie Cattanach has written for VinePair, SELF, Ms. Magazine, Roads & Kingdoms, Muck Rack, The Write Life and other outlets. Her writing focuses on food, wine, travel and frugality.

www.jamiecattanach.com   

JamieCattanach's Blogs

10 Perfect Destinations for the Frugal Solo Female Traveler

Obviously, women can travel wherever they want to—and increasingly, they're doing just that. But when you're hitting the road by yourself, affordabili...
on 2019-01-12
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Dream Trip (and Insider Tips): The International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque

I'll say this much: It's easy to arrive at Balloon Fiesta Park cranky. My pre-dawn hour's drive from Santa Fe terminated in what seemed like an endles...
on 2018-12-13
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Destinations You Don't Want to Miss in 2019

The New Year is almost upon us — and that means a whole calendar's worth of brand-new destinations to drool over. And if you're looking for somewhere ...
on 2018-12-07
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10 Affordable (Yet Awesome) Stocking Stuffers for the Traveler on Your List

Travelers can be hard to buy gifts for. After all, they're usually more concerned with going to new places than with acquiring new things — and a trip...
on 2018-11-30
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5 Smart Tips for Solo Female Travelers

A Room (or Three) of One's Own:5 Smart Tips for Solo Female Travelers Soon after landing in Lisbon, I started crying. And I'm not talking cutesy tears...
on 2018-10-19
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Amazing Indie Theaters Worth the Trek

Amazing Indie Theaters Worth the Trek There's nothing quite like a trip to the cinema. Well — unless you're visiting one of the mega-theater franchise...
on 2018-08-14
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Spring is in the air!

Winter's snow-dusted wonderland is lovely, of course. But after weeks of white, we could all use a refreshing pop of color. Here are some of our favor...
on 2018-03-14
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I just spent 3 weeks in Greece for only $2,000 USD.

I just spent 3 weeks in Greece for only $2,000 USD.Airfare, lodging, food and all!▪ I walked through the 3,500-year-old Lion Gate at Mycenae, the anci...
on 2018-02-16
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New Year, New Travel Bucket List: How to Choose Affordable Destinations

Not all New Year's resolutions are about sacrifice. Sure, that extra five pounds you've put on since Halloween is going to take some work. And your co...
on 2017-12-14
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10 Winter Destinations That Will Leave Some Cash for Celebrating

They say there's no place like home for the holidays. But with the kids out of school and a bucket list teeming with still-to-visit destinations, wint...
on 2017-11-27
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Barcelona on a Budget

Barcelona on a Budget:Yes, It's Totally Possible NOT EVERY CITY HAS AN ED SHEERAN SONG NAMED AFTER IT. But what town better invites serenading than Ba...
on 2017-11-20
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How to Explore Portland on $100 a Day or Less

The sum of Portland is greater than its quirky, pop-culture-disseminated parts, but it's certainly a place where “weird” is typical. What I mean to sa...
on 2017-07-12
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Fun Destinations for Your Family's Road Trip

5 Summer Road Trip Destinations That Won't Break the Bank Grab your bags and get those car snacks ready! Here are a few great destinations you can't a...
on 2017-05-18
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