Planning a long trip can be a daunting task. Where do you begin? What’s step one? What’s step two? What’s step three? It’s easy to get overwhelmed in the beginning, especially when you haven’t done something like this before. Use this step-by-step guide to help you get out the door and into your next adventure!
People want to know how I am able to travel so long. Did I win the lottery? But there is no real secret. The way to make your money last is to be smart and realistic about your budget, and to do your research. Here are 5 steps you can follow to make your money last while you’re on the road.
Motivated people can achieve anything they set their mind to. But how does one stay motivated when you are busy working and living life while your family and friends disparage your ideas, you’re overwhelmed planning your trip, or maybe you’re just burnt out from being on the road? Let me show you.
Motivation is not an unlimited wellspring but a battery that has to be kept fully charged. While the idea of travel is always inspiring, sometimes life gets in the way and then suddenly, your eyes are no longer on the prize.
You might be feeling a lot of anxiety planning your trip and you might be worried about having “the perfect trip.” I’ve been there and I understand, but I can tell you from years of experience that the more you plan your trip, the more anxiety you will face. Feeling overwhelmed is natural, so here’s my advice on how to deal with it.
There are so many ways you can travel for virtually free. You don’t need a lot of money to begin. Even if you don’t earn a lot or have debt, there are ways to go overseas still. If you feel that no matter what you do you will never get ahead by saving money, follow this guide to ultimate travel frugality and see the world on the ultra-cheap.
In the past, I’ve let fear control my choices. Because of that fear, I didn’t take a chance. I was too afraid to take a risk. Years later, I’ve learned my lesson. You need to take risks. Life will never give you a second chance – so seize the opportunity when it comes!
Travel blogging is a crowded field — and it gets more crowded by the day. And a lot of the advice that people give is actually counterintuitive to your success. It takes a lot of hard work to be successful in this industry. After years of doing this, here are my 9 tips for running a blog that’s successful.
Whenever I talk to people about long-term travel, they tell me they wish they could do what I do. They tell me all their travel dreams, then they come up with common excuses as to why they can’t realize them. So today, I just wanted to say one thing: travel is easier than you think.
Meeting people on the road can be challenging if you’re not always comfortable in social situations. In this guest post, behavior investigator Vanessa Van Edwards shares her expert tips and advice to help you conquer your anxiety and become comfortable engaging travelers and locals while you travel.
Kindred spirits abound on the travel trail, and people are constantly starting and ending relationships – sometimes in the same day. So there you are, in that hostel with your new romance – what do you do? Where will you go? Well, here are some do’s and don’ts for having sex in a hostel – let me explain!
The more I travel, the more I realize that planning out every single detail of a trip is not the best way to do it. Having freedom to adapt while traveling allows you to make changes anytime you need to. Want to stay longer in a place? You can. Want to leave early with other travelers you met? You can! Staying flexible leaves room for serendipity – and that is never a bad thing!
What is the secret to traveling long term? How can I travel so much, so often? Am I rich? Do I have a trust fund? Are all my trips paid for by someone else? What is the secret?!!! Well, while money does help, here’s the real reason I can afford to travel so much…