Over the years, hitchhiking has developed a bad reputation, mostly thanks to the media. It is actually a rather safe way to explore – including in America! If you’ve always dreamed of hitchhiking but are unsure of how to do it, where to begin, and how to stay safe, these tips will get you started!
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.
This is the eternal question every traveler to Europe faces. Whether you are going for two weeks or two months, everyone wonders if they will save money by buying a rail pass or if it’s cheaper to buy tickets as they go? In this post, I dive into the details to find out the best option for the budget traveler!
Even with the falling euro, traveling around Europe can still be fairly expensive. However, weaker currencies, the rise of the sharing economy, new bus options, and lots of new budget airlines make getting around Europe quite affordable. Here are 7 ways to criss-cross the continent without breaking the budget.
Ever wanted to work and travel around the world? In this reader story, Angéla shares how she went from never traveling to living abroad and working in 7 different countries. By working as an au pair, Angéla has found a way to both travel and earn money anywhere in the world.
You don’t have to have a lot of money to travel because you can work while you are on the road! Find work abroad is a lot easier than you think. In this post, I share 15 ways you can earn money when you travel so you can keep exploring the world!
A financial crisis led to community member and author Tomislav Perko losing everything. But through Couchsurfing, he gained a love for travel. In this interview, he shares how becoming broke was one of the best things to happen to him as well as the challenges and rewards of traveling on a small budget.
America may not be the greatest budget travel destination, but traveling here on the cheap is certainly possible! With some creativity and patience, it is relatively easy to travel the US on $50 per day – or less!
Tim Leffel is a budget travel expert. He is a whiz when it comes to finding cheap destinations and maximizing their value. For anyone thinking of moving abroad to save money, Tim can tell you where to go and how much you will need to live a life of luxury – for cheap!
The internet has radically changed the way we travel. One of the most beneficial developments from that is the sharing economy. By taking advantage of these new services, any traveler can save money and deepen their experience with convenience and ease.
One of the things that keeps people from traveling is money. They either don’t have enough, don’t think they can save enough, or fret about coming home with not enough. The truth is, however, money isn’t the largest obstacle.
When you travel abroad, banking overseas involves knowing three things: how to avoid paying bank fees, how to eliminate foreign transaction charges, and how to get a good exchange rate. Let me show you how to save your money, so you can spend it on what matters: having a great trip!