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? Here's our back of the envelope, quick calculation guide to get you started.
Eight months before Charles and I first started traveling back in 2002, I was a broke university grad with a student loan and almost no savings. How did I save enough money in 8 months to travel the world for a year? By getting serious and following this tough love approach.
So, you've decided that you want to take an epic trip. Whether it's a year long sabbatical, a week-long splurge at the beach, or climbing Mt Kilimanjaro, you're going to need the cash. And saving isn't easy. Here's some serious motivation to get you saving.
If you're a family like us, or you just want to travel with a little more luxury, is it still possible to afford to travel for months at a time? We show you that it is.