A budget traveler's guide to Rio de Janeiro

I recently spent a few days in Rio de Janeiro while in Brazil for the World Cup. While prices were certainly inflated for the event, Rio is already known to be an expensive city compared to many other destinations in South America. It is possible, however, to have a great time in this amazing city while on a tight budget. Here’s how I did it:

Note: In 2014, I wrote a weekly blog series on budget travel for eHow. This post is from that series, so you'll have to head over to their site to read it in full. Thanks for reading!

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