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Tim Leffel's Bio

The Resourceful Traveler contributing editor for Transitions Abroad

Tim Leffel
Tim Leffel

Articles and Columns by Tim Leffel
Tim Leffel is an award-winning travel writer who has circled the globe three times and has dispatched articles from five continents. His stories have appeared in a wide variety of print and online publications, including Budget Travel,, USA Today, Boston Globe,, and Travel + Leisure.

Leffel is the author of classic The World's Cheapest Destinations guide, now in its fourth edition. He is author of Travel Writing 2.0 — both in its book and blog incarnations — which we reviewed on our site as we consider it a useful and insightful book for travel writers at all levels.

Tim hosts the award-winning Cheapest Destinations travel blog. He also hosts as an award-winning web magazine and its associated collaborative blog, Perceptive Travel, home to interesting and award-winning stories from some of the best travel writers on the planet, with stories featured in the Best American Travel Writing annual book series.

Tim Leffel lives and writes from Mexico, is a prolific speaker in the travel field, while working on many projects worldwide.

You can order his books by clicking on the covers below.

Cheapest Destinations travel blog
A Better Life for Half the Price
Travel Writing 2.0

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