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…

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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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

5 Top Tips For Funding The Holiday Of A Lifetime

Always dreamed of the trip of a lifetime, but can’t see how to get your money to stretch that far? No destination is entirely out of reach, as long as there is some careful planning, smart expenditure, and nifty tricks. Once you have your ultimate destination in mind, you’ve got…

The Secrets of People Who Are Paid To Travel

Who doesn’t love to travel? Getting itchy feet when you stay for too long in the same place is one of the most common pains in our modern age of technology. Travelling is now so easy that it has become an addictive hobby for many, us included. Successful travellers are…

Travelling The World on a Budget: Can It Be Done?

If you want to see the world and are a position in your life where you can do so- don’t let a thing like money hold you back. You don’t actually need very much to get you on your way, and so if you can find a way to make…