Over the years, what I carry in my bag has changed a lot. Most of that change has to do with the fact that I now carry a lot of gear related to blogging, but it also reflects the fact that I’ve learned a lot about packing since I first hit the road in 2006. And trust me, there is a lot to learn!
Taking a few months off from work in pursuit of adventure is not always feasible, even for those with the best of intentions. But even if I won’t find you backpacking Cambodia for three months or walking the Camino de Santiago, here are 8 budget ways to travel and explore even if you are cash-strapped and/or time-poor.
We all want to travel more. Unfortunately, our bank accounts might not be able to meet our desires. Luckily, there are plenty of great travel destinations in the world that won’t break your bank once you’re there. These destinations offer the best value while still making for exciting and interesting trips.
While having a travel plan in your back pocket never hurts, sometimes it’s best to let go of all your plans and go with the flow. When your travel plans are flexible you’re free to make changes anytime you need and adapt to new situations easily. It may be challenging, but it is also liberating.
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.”
Travel blogs are one of the best ways to get accurate and reliable travel information. Here are 13 other travel blogs that make for great travel resources. Whether you are looking for information on backpacking, working abroad, or teaching English, these blogs will have all the information you need to get the most out of your next trip!