Welcome to Family Travel on a Shoestring!

Suffer from wanderlust and a small budget? Us too, but we don’t let that stop us! We like to think of this as the travel blog for the rest of us.  I’m glad you found us!  Stick with us and we’ll teach you how to plan an unforgettable trip without spending a fortune.  Don’t miss out on our reviews and travel tips, make sure and follow us!

Traditional Foods Of Scotland

Today my Scottish friend Gwen of An Island Family By Grace is sharing about her country’s traditional foods. I’ve made her traditional Scottish oat cakes and they were easy to make and tasty. While you can’t always go to bonnie Scotland, you can...

How We Saved Money For Travel In June

Frugal living and saving money is a hobby of mine.  It started from necessity and over time has turned into a lifestyle.  I enjoy finding new ways to save money while still living life well.  You won’t find us reusing cloth toilet paper cut from old t-shirts,...

How We Saved Money In May

Saving money is essential for most families if they are planning on traveling.  We budget for one big yearly trip and two smaller trips, something like camping or maybe Great Wolf Lodge, every year.  Each time my husband is paid we put that money into a vacation...

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We are a family that has recently been hit with wanderlust! We all have it, from the oldest to the youngest. We have a bucket list the size of Texas. Travel with us as we explore the exciting history, traditions and foods from around the world on a budget.