Category: finance

Let’s Talk Finance For a Moment.

Ok. This post isn’t about travel necessarily, but I wanted to write about it anyway because, a)¬†Traveling is a whole lot harder when your finances aren’t in order, and b) this blog is first and foremost dedicated to inspiring people to live life to the fullest. That’s hard […]

How do You Afford to Travel? Are you Rich?!

I wanted to touch on this subject because something I get asked a lot is how I afford to travel. People often assume I’m rich, have a trust fund, a benefactor funding my travels, unlimited time off of work, or some other thing that they don’t have. I’ve touched on this subject before, of course, but I thought it was worth revisiting the topic because it’s still something I get asked a lot. I think there’s a perception out there that people who travel a lot are either wealthy or are completely ignoring responsibility and not preparing for the future. While both of those kinds of travelers do exist, I wanted to talk about the fact that you really can be financially responsible, not wealthy, and still live the travel life.

How to Budget for a Trip

I’ve talked about finance in this blog before, but today I wanted to go through the specific steps I go through when planning out and budgeting for a trip. I know sometimes the thought of taking a big, expensive trip can be a bit daunting, and there can be a fear of going over budget when you travel, so I’ve put together this guide for you on how to budget for a trip.