Described as an “SF cult hero” and “the pimp daddy of budget travel”, Stuart Schuffman is a contemporary American travel writer and blogger known for his guide book Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco. His travel documentary television series Young Broke & Beautiful debuted in June 2011 on IFC and his zines won “Best Local Zine” in the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s yearly “Best of the Bay” issue. He has contributed to Lonely Planet’s books Western Europe and Europe on a Shoestring. Schuffman’s travel writings are mostly in first-person narrative form, with stories and useful information. In 2008, he released Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York City. Schuffman’s adage, seen on his websites and all of his merchandise, is “You are Young, Broke and Beautiful.” He is also a food, drink, and night life culture contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian.