Whether it's written down in the back of your agenda, in a note on your phone or filed away in a mental cabinet to be called on by daydreams when work and life get too hectic, we all have a bucket list of places we'd love to go.
Unfortunately for many of us, that's exactly where these destinations stay - on a list that never gets checked off. Pricey flights and hotels make jet-setting to far off, exotic locales difficult. But if you know how to go about booking them, you can snag awesome deals and shave the price tag way down, taking them from a dream to a reality. All it takes is patience and a few insider tricks.