You know the type. The ones who pop up on Instagram in a different country every weekend, storying their boutique hotel suites, stand-up paddle-boarding down some tropical body of water, clinking glasses at a bar in one far-flung city or the next. AND they’re holding down a full-time job.
A little piece of you wants to hate them, but really you’re just curious how they do it. When you go on a weekend getaway, you arrive tired and grumpy to an Airbnb that’s, ya know, fine, with 15 shirts and no socks because you packed between bites of cereal before work.
Help is at hand. We caught up with pro travelers who’ve made it their (side) business to master the art of quick trips, without blazing too much of their salary along the way. Here are their tips on cutting costs, maximizing time, and having a ball.