It's Labor Day weekend, and you might be looking for a quick, cheap getaway from whatever city or town you're working in. This can be super difficult and expensive when you've got a 9-5 job that requires you to be at the office until late Friday afternoon and back Monday morning. Last year, I flew to Iceland and back for four days on a $600 budget, including travel, board, activities, and food. Here's how I did it: TIMING First, I didn't actually travel on Labor Day weekend.
(Disclaimer: This was written at about 1 a.m. on the Long Island Railroad a couple nights ago, and does not reflect my normal attitude toward New York. I was tired, hangry, and my train had broken down so I had enough time to pull out my laptop and fiercely vent over it. I figured I may as well publish it now because looking back it sounds kinda funny. NYers, please don't take this personally.) It smells. Have you ever been in a dirtier place? Everything smells. The subway, t
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