FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Posadas

Under $100: St. Augustine

by Cam Waller

Nov 1, 2014

Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine, Florida © Iofoto | Dreamstime

North America

As the oldest European-established city and one of the most haunted cities in the United States, St. Augustine, Fla. is a popular tourist attraction, and it’s a great destination for history buffs, lovers of architecture, ghost enthusiasts or anyone else looking to visit a beautiful city with lots to see. Here are some things you can do during a day in St. Augustine for under $100.

 

Treat yourself to pumpkin pancakes with peach butter for breakfast at the Yard Bird Cafe for just $6. St. Augustine is extremely walkable, so take a stroll down St. George Street and do some souvenir shopping while you walk off breakfast. Rest your feet during a Scenic Cruise on the Victory III and enjoy a unique sightseeing opportunity from the water for $16.75.

 

For lunch, stop by the Spanish Bakery and choose from an empanada, smoked sausage, chicken soup or picadillo lunch combo for $5.50, and add dessert for a few dollars more. By this point, you’re bound to have seen the Castillo de San Marcos, the only 17th-century military fortress in the United States. Explore it from the inside and learn about its fascinating design and construction for just $7.

 

For dinner, stop by Catch 27 for their famous southern shrimp and grits for $20, and end the night on a creepy note with the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! night owl combo for a haunted tour, visit to the Odditorium and mini-golf for $38.99.

 

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Tips / Travel
Jan 17, 2020

Experience DNA Travel in 2020

According to travel experts at Insight Guides, DNA travel will be one of the big travel trends of 2020. DNA travel allows explorers to trace their ancestral roots by visiting countries and regions that reflect their individual heritage.

Pack Your Bags, You’re Going to Tokyo!

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.

Products / Technology
Jan 17, 2020

Best DSLR Cameras For Travel

Finding a suitable camera can be a quest for any traveler. Below are some of the best and most reasonably priced cameras that will help you keep memories from your trip.

Products / Clothing
Jan 17, 2020

Affordable Japanese Fashion Brands

Japanese street style is revered around the world, but it doesn’t have to cost a bomb. Here are some top brands to look out for if you want a new look on a budget.

Enjoy the Open Road on Your Terms

For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.

Trends / Top Trends
Jan 17, 2020

RideCabin

Ride Cabin offers adventure seekers traveling between Los Angeles and San Francisco a unique way to reach their destination: a sleeper bus. While you have several options for travel between the two cities (a quick and boring flight or an eight-hour scenic drive), RideCabin expands your choices to include a convenient and comfortable third option.