Archive for category: Budget Travel

Prisons, Banks, and Rice Barns – Stay Somewhere Original, starting at US$20/night

17 August, 2010 (11:33) | Budget Travel, Recommended Digs | By: darngooddigs

Do you ever read those glossy travel magazines and think to yourself, ‘Oh, how I’d love to stay in a fabulous ice castle or undersea lodge – if only I had a gazillion dollars?’ Sometimes it’s fun to live vicariously through sleek photos, but we at Darn Good Digs have put together a list of [...]

Arthur Frommer Recognizes Darn Good Digs: “Take a Look and You’ll Be As Enchanted As I Was”

17 May, 2010 (20:13) | Budget Travel | By: darngooddigs

Last Friday we woke up to learn that Arthur Frommer, founder of Frommer’s guides and one of the most influential voices in the travel industry, featured on his blog.  In a post titled, “The Website Darn Good Digs Will Be of Major Assistance to Your Next Trip — Unless it’s too Successful“, Mr. Frommer [...]

Where Do You Want to Travel Next?

1 March, 2010 (13:58) | Budget Travel, Recommended Digs | By: darngooddigs

Where do you want to travel next?   We’ve spent most of the winter here in Brooklyn researching the hundreds of nominations we received recently, and we’re psyched by all the new digs we’ve added.  Beyin Beach Resort in Ghana is on our new must-visit list.  So are the two fabulous cave hotels in central [...]

Could Going to Europe Be Cheaper than Staying in the US?

5 February, 2010 (21:52) | Budget Travel | By: darngooddigs

Early last spring Allison and I had a pile of guide books for Colorado piled next to our bed.  We were immersed in planning a three week trip during the summer, starting in Denver, looping down to Santa Fe, heading west toward Durango and Grand Junction, and then circling back to Denver for the round [...]