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How Much Money Do You Need To Travel Our Guide

How Much Money Do You Need To Travel? Our Guide To Figuring It Out

Whether you're backpacking on a round the world trip, spending your summer in a European villa or planning a two week road trip around the USA, one of the hardest questions you'll have to answer is: How much money do I need to travel? Charles and I have had to answer this question for every trip since our first round the world trip together in 2002. Along the way, we've found some helpful tips and resources for figuring out a budget for even the most complex of trips. Here's our back of the envelope, quick calculation guide to get you started.
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10 Of The Most Inspiring Websites For Aspiring Digital Nomads

Have you ever wanted to just pack up your things and travel around the world? The problem is that most of us don't have the money to travel without working. Sure, you could pick up jobs teaching or waiting tables as you go, but what if you could make decent money online as you traveled? The world's changed a lot in the last 10 years, making it entirely possible to travel and make a great living online. We're not saying it's easy (don't get us started!), but it can be done. If you fantasize about being able to work online as you travel, check out these inspiring and helpful blogs. They just might help you get one step closer to ditching the 9 to 5 lifestyle.
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How to Call Home While on the Road

One of the hardest things to do while on the road is to talk to friends and family back home on a regular basis. They're generally living their normal lives, going to work and so forth while you're doing your own thing on the other side of the planet. Emailing, texting and video chatting all help immensely however what happens to those friends or relatives not plugged into the internet or on the cutting edge of technology? Sure you can send them a postcard and hope they're doing well however that's a little one sided and frankly, so 1880. Let's kick it up 50 or so years and remember how it was done for almost a hundred years. Most people still have a telephone and here's a quick rundown of traditional and not so traditional ways to phone internationally.
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What To Do With Your Vehicle When You Travel

When planning an extended trip, it seems there are always a million questions that need to answered. What a lot of people don't realize is that figuring out where to go, where to stay and how to get there are sometimes the easiest, if not the funnest, problems that need to be solved. Even before taking that first step to adventure, there are some serious questions that need to be addressed. Over the years, we've been asked multiple times what we do with our vehicle back home when we travel. From leaving it on a farm to keeping it in a garage to leaving it on a lot we've done it all. Here's a few ideas and the pros and cons of each...