How to Sort Out Your Finances Before Travelling

Heading off travelling is a really exciting experience – you’ve been planning your trip for months, maybe even years, and now the final few weeks before your departure are here. One thing that might be on your mind, however, is your finances. Hopefully, you’ve got enough saved up to see you through your trip. Or at least the majority of it (with some to spare, too). But you might still have…

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5 Ways To Make Money For Your Travels

There are so many articles on the internet about how you can save money for your travels. Most centre around knocking the daily Starbucks double Ristretto Venti Half-Soy Non-fat Decaf Organic Chocolate Brownie Iced Vanilla Double-Shot Gingerbread Frappuccino Extra Hot With Foam Whipped Cream Upside Down Double Blended, One Sweet’N Low and One NutraSweet and Ice (according to Google this is the longest order ever) on the head. Which yeah would save…

4 Things to Prepare Before You Travel to Save Money

So you have booked your flights and your accommodation and you can’t wait to take your trip. But, what about all the other ‘little’ (i.e. not so fun) things that may seem quite insignificant, however, are über important? Not only are they important but sometimes by not having them in place or leaving it until the last minute to sort them out can be very expensive indeed. Therefore, we have…

Budgeting For a Long Distance Road Trip

A road trip can be a great option for your next holiday. Road trips provide you with the ability to see the country, spend an extended amount of time with friends and family, and make some lasting memories. However, if you’re not careful, this type of trip can get pretty pricey. To save money on your road trip costs, make a budget using some of the tips below as a…

How To Find The Best Flight Deals

There are so many sites giving so much information on the internet about getting the best flight deals to and from the UK. If you are not an avid traveller, trawling the internet can be very time consuming, boring and often frustrating. We, however, love spending hours on end searching for the best flight deals out there, both for ourselves and for friends and family. Therefore, we thought we would share…

Guest Post: How to Explore the United States Without Going Over Budget

If you have adventure coursing through your veins, the worst thing you can do is let your budget hold you back. You want to see it all, but you don’t want to take out a second mortgage to do so. You’re not alone. But the good news is that you can see the country without blowing your budget. Here are some tips for exploring the United States on a budget:

Simple Budget Tips For Travel Enthusiasts

We love to travel for many reasons. You may love to travel because a holiday helps you get away from you regular stressors or because you want to learn new things, enjoy novel experiences, and get to know another culture. The reason you may not travel as much as you would like is likely due to two constraints: time and money. Since your job probably offers you paid holiday days,…

5 Ways to Save Money While Travelling

Mr ESLT and I are by no means budget travellers, you will not find us staying in hostels or taking 12 hour overnight buses between cities. We are both lucky enough to have well paid full-time jobs with a high percentage of our wages each month being dedicated to travel. On the flip side we are also not five stars and champagne all of the time either, we do like…

Inexpensive Ways to Add a Little Luxury to Your Next Holiday

You’ve been waiting for ages to go on a holiday and you’ve had to watch your pennies for a long time so you can afford it. The time has finally come to jet off to paradise! Adding a little more luxury to your hard-won time away would make it absolutely perfect. Here are a few ways to make your holiday that much more luxurious and an experience you’ll never forget.

Guest Post: How to Buy a Vehicle While Saving for Travel

Do you want to buy a new (or new to you) car—and go on vacation? You’re not alone, and thousands of people manage both every year while still being financially savvy. How do they do it? It takes a combination of frugality, realism, and research. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways online to figure out the best approach for you. Here are a few trips to get started:

5 Side Hustles To Stretch Your Travel Budget Further

Don’t you just love it when people wax lyrical about travelling for months on end, enjoying day after day of adventures, followed by nights of partying? It sounds fantastic, but put yourself in that situation and you can’t see how you can manage more than a week or so before your financial resources dry up. Panic not, as this is the age of the side hustle. It might sound like…

How Teaching English Abroad Can Change Your Life & Allow You To Travel The World

Teaching English abroad can be one of the most rewarding decisions you’ll ever make. If you’ve always dreamed of exotic destinations, travelling the world, meeting people from different cultures and ways of life, then becoming an English teacher may be the answer to your prayers. There are not many surefire ways to travel the world and make money while doing it, but English teaching is one of those careers.

5 Ways to Travel While at University

College and university are a busy time for every student thanks to studying, exams, and classes, not to mention navigating the various social waters and trying to meet new people. It’s also arguably one of the most flexible times in your life regarding going on adventures and seeing new places. And was a period in my life when I travelled extensively. While time is one thing you may have in abundance…

How to Retire Abroad Without It Costing A Fortune

A couple of weeks ago we published the post – Plan to Travel After Retirement? What Will It Cost? which we hoped helped you think about the little changes you can make now to ensure you can still travel once you retire. However, if you are like many people, again including us, you might dream of moving away and living abroad when you quit your job for good and retire, which…

Plan to Travel After Retirement? What Will It Cost?

Even though we have quite a while, although not as long as we’d like, before retiring, Mr ESLT and I are already planning for the day we can finally escape the rat race. We have dreams of visiting far-flung places and possibly even taking at least one around the world trip like Mr ESLT’s mum did when she retired. However, to ensure that we are able to do that we…

Jobs You Can Do While Travelling

Travelling is usually for people who want to take time out, to relax and just chill. However, there are also those who’d like to make a living while travelling.

6 Areas You Can Save Money For Your Travels

You’ve spent weeks, months, or even years saving up for the trip of a lifetime and now, the time to set off has finally arrived. Once you’ve booked your flights and accommodation, finished your packing, and put together an itinerary of things that you’d like to see and do whilst you’re there, you’re all set to go! But, for many travellers, one of the biggest worries is running out of…

How To Ensure You’re Not Out of Pocket When Travelling for Business or Pleasure

Parting with money unnecessarily is a massive bugbear of mine, even if I know in time I will get it back. It seems to be happening a lot to me lately, hotels, restaurants, bars etc. putting a hold on my card, meaning I cannot then spend the cash until the hold drops off which can take up to 10 working days if my bank is not the same as their…

Guest Post: Luxury Travel on a Budget: 6 Tips You Need to Know

YOLO is an acronym for “you only live once”; this frequently repeated aphorism is usually associated with a person performing a particularly dangerous stunt or a just a generally bad life decision. A much better application of the phrase would be found in traveling the world and becoming more aware of the opportunities that abound to those who will seize it. The best application can be found in traveling in…