Budgeting is tough for me. I like to be cheap, but actually keeping track of expenses and taking note of numbers is tedious. But, when you are travelling on savings, it's kind of necessary in order to keep you going for as long as possible. Luckily, the internet brings opportunity—opportunity for . . .
Constant travellers know that the accumulation of stuff makes things quite complicated. When you are constantly uprooting your life, you begin to learn the value of simplifying, stripping back, having greater appreciation for a smaller number of possessions. Scrap that, you don't need to be a . . .
"How much money do you need to travel?" This is a question I've asked myself many times over the years. When I was younger, I thought it was an unreachable amount. As a university student, I gave up the chance to travel in order to work for $10/hour and contribute a small amount to my education. . . .
Travellers tend to be curious people who are eager to learn about the world and people. This is just the nature of the lifestyle. However, we also tend to be a frugal population that likes to spend our money where it will have the greatest impact. For many, the word "free" is just too tempting to . . .
I've already written a little bit about saving money for travel, but with all the posts on this topic going around these days, I wanted to write something a little more about my own experience. There is so much overlap in these ideas, just a warning that it's not the easiest to organize. I've . . .