Welcome to the fifth Travel on a Shoestring Carnival for South America, Africa, and the Middle East. Here you’ll find South American, African, and Middle Eastern (and Antarctic!) travel tips for those without a lot of money to spend.
Did you follow Rick Steves on his recent trip to Iran? Before you see the video on your local public television station, you can catch up on his impressions and experiences filming off his own beaten track in the name of peace from the page Rick Travels to Iran.
If you’re headed to South America, you’re probably considering learning or brushing up on Spanish before your trip. Take Global Traveler‘s advice and discover The Advantages of Taking Online Spanish Classes posted at Traveling Around The World.
Terry Carter lays out the ins and outs of Dubai in his posts Top Things to Do in Dubai and Dubai Guide: Top 10 Off-the-Beaten-Path Experiences at Viator Travel Blog.
For those hoping to stay connected on the go, Matthew Paulson presents How Not to Get Charged $5.00 a Minute When Using Your Cell-Phone Overseas posted at The Travel Advocate.
Thanks for reading along. If you’d like to see your post on budget travel in South America, Africa or the Middle East in this carnival, submit using the online form found here. Encourage your favorite regional bloggers to submit posts for next month! Our next carnival will be posted Saturday, when we return to Europe. You can submit your posts through tomorrow for that carnival here.