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TravelFix: How to Find Cheap Places to Stay Abroad

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SINGAPORE -- We start our worldwide tour with Drew Binsky a.k.a. The Hungry Partier in Singapore.

"Singapore is a small tropical island in Southeast Asia. It's actually a city and a country so I'm in Singapore, Singapore. Right now, I am in the downtown area so this is the city skyline, very urban, very modern.”

We caught up with Drew and asked -- "How can you afford to stay in all these exotic places?!”

Well. number one, avoid expensive hotels. Duh!

Drew suggests using a couple of sites, "The two best websites to find cheap accommodations are Airbnb and Couch Surfing. Airbnb is basically a website where people who have apartments or houses open up their doors and if they have an empty room, you'll pay them. It's often much cheaper than getting a hotel.”

"On the other hand Couch Surfing is free, completely free 100%. It's a nice community of people who also have open spots in their place, sometime a couch, hence the name Couch Surfing."

But wait a minute, sleeping in a stranger's house in a foreign country??? Kind of creepy, but Drew says he's actually had some pretty cool experiences, "I was in Myanmar...I was in a really small city and I went on couch surfing the day before and I found this guy. His name was Simon. He lived there. He was a local and he had this huge palace. It was great. I still talk to him all the time.”

Hey, who needs the Marina Bay Sands when you can get a whole palace to yourself, for free!

That'll do it for this Travel Fix. If you want to check out more tips from drew you can visit https://cw33.com/tag/travelfix/ or find out where he's at right now by adding him on Snapchat @drewbinksy.

Happy traveling!

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