Most people associate “travel” with a long-term, big, expensive trip and thus discount all the short-term methods of travel. Just because you don’t get much vacation time each year doesn’t mean you can’t still travel. In this post, I explain how you can travel even when you’re “time starved.”
All too often, hostels fall victim to a few common stereotypes. Hostels are considered to be dirty, loud, and uncomfortable. Fortunately, most hostels are actually very clean, organized, and full of wonderful people. Best of all, you’ll find people of all ages in them! If you are a traveling baby boomer be sure to give hostels a chance – your wallet will thank you!
If you’re stuck in the monotony of routine (whether you’ve been on the road too long or you’ve been in one place too long), a great way to spice up your life (and enrich it, too) is to volunteer internationally. Here are 9 ways you can get started.
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 makes for a great break when you are feeling low. Whether you take a weekend, a week, a month, or a year, just getting out and doing something different can recharge the batteries. The excitement, the fun, and the new places you see give you more energy and bring you back into focus.
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.