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10 Travel Apps You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

Maps.me: The wonders of maps in our technologically efficient world! Except when you don’t have service or Wi-Fi… Maps.me allows you to download offline maps to use as long as your phone is charged! There are driving and walking routes included, along with local attractions, hotels, restaurants and much more! Just download the map of your area when you have Wi-Fi and...

Expense of Traveling

It’s no secret that traveling can be incredibly expensive. Particularly if your idea of traveling is staying in the nicest hotels, taking your meals at the best local restaurants, and hitting up every top attraction on Trip Advisor. But that isn’t what traveling has to be. Nor is it possible without a deep wallet. Everybody travels differently, and the...

12 Month Expense Break-down

26 countries, 365 days of travel – what did we spend on such a trip? Here’s a breakdown by month and in total for our 12 months traveling: Be mindful, this is for 2 people! July 2016: Lodging (Airbnb/Hostels/Hotels): $1293.63Transportation (trains/busses/ferries): $436.57Food & Drinks (booze included): $834.87Entertainment...

Don’t Break the Bank $$$

Financing a trip can be a barrier for many people when planning to travel. Some claim that it is too expansive to travel, even to various cities in their own country. While to an extent, traveling is a luxury expense and you need to have money to put down, it CAN be done with much less than you think. While planning our major trip, we had a definite budget in mind...