Do you mean $100.00 a day or 100 Euros a day?
Remember the Frommer travel books that showed you on the summer before or after college graduation, how to travel for 3 weeks to all the countries in Western Europe for $50.00 a day?
I took that trip my junior year with two other girls and we ate where Arthur told us, booked b&b's where he suggested and did the trip on little money.
We were not back packers. I had worked two jobs the previous summer to pay for the adventure.
If you can believe this, jeans were just becoming popular, yes there was a time before jeans. You will see the 3 of us in our photos in Izod look alike dresses, our practical rain coats and luggage before they came with wheels.
So now i am returning to Italy (my 8th or 9th trip) solo, seeing if the 30 day trip can be done for 100Euros a day. I gave up on the idea of $100 a day when I found prices up about 20E from my last trip 18 months ago.
I will not be sleeping in hostels, couch surfing or in train stations. My trip includes a week in a large apartment in Spoleto in Umbria and several guest houses/hotels run by convents in Rome and Florence.
I leave in 4 days and of course I am not packed and do not have hotels booked for 1/4th of the trip! But that is part of the adventure.
See you next in Italia! All my Italian American amici write and tell me your favorite town/city in Italia.