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Seasoned traveler Christine Glieden of Grand Forks, N.D., shows the essentials that she never leaves behind when traveling. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Eric Hylden

Cut the costs: European adventurer shares her tips for inexpensive globetrotting

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If anyone knows how to travel cheaply, it’s University of North Dakota graduate student Christine Glieden.

Last summer, Glieden traveled to 14 countries throughout Europe over the span of nine weeks. Her trip — including transportation, lodging, food and attractions — cost only $6,000. That’s $95 a day, which is less than some people spend just on a hotel.


“People can’t figure out how I did it, but I did,” Glieden said.

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Jasmine Maki
Jasmine Maki is a features reporter for Accent. Her main beats are arts and entertainment and life and style. She also occasionally covers health, family and TV.
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