Budget traveling: doing more with less

There are several things you can do to maximize on what you get for your budget whilst travelling. If you are going to be travelling to many different places around the world, then it can be a good idea to try to keep in touch with other travelers. You could find that you have just travelled to a hot location, and will then be going to somewhere colder and wetter and someone else is doing the opposite. Rather than having to carry two different sets of clothing with you, you could arrange to swap with the other traveler. This will keep your luggage costs down, means that you don’t have to carry as much around with you and you wont have to spend so much on clothing for your travels. Other things you could swap include maps for the countries that you are visiting and even any useful items that you have picked up from your destinations.

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Ashton top vegetarian restaurants in Orange County

If you are a vegetarian, or just prefer vegetarian foods, it can be difficult to locate good restaurants. Fortunately, in recent times many restaurateurs are turning towards this popular and healthy option. Whether you are visiting Orange County, California, or are a resident searching for some new places to eat, here is a guide to the top five vegetarian restaurants in the area.

Lotus Vegetarian Café – W. Chapman Avenue

This exquisite oriental-style vegetatian restaurant will leave your taste buds screaming for more. The décor is modern, the atmosphere is cheerful and pleasant, and the food is beautifully presented. There are a multitude of inexpensive food choices, most of them Chinese-based, and the casual nature of the restaurant makes it a crowd pleaser. There is a patio for smokers, and parties of up to 20 can be comfortably accommodated. Many previous customers rate the service as quick, friendly and efficient.

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