“How much does it cost to travel for two years?” “How can you afford to go away for so long?” “Did you win the lottery or something?” These were the most commonly asked questions while I was travelling. My simple … Read all about it!
I spent 233 days, or eight months in total living in Vietnam, with my time split mostly between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Spending time in Vietnam, the country of my heritage, was one of the main reasons as to why … Read all about it!
After spending up big in Italy, it was good to be heading to a place where I could keep the costs down to a manageable level. Before arriving, I wasn’t sure what to expect in terms of the cost of travelling in Turkey, … Read all about it!
Italy was by far the most expensive country that I’ve travelled to in the past couple of years, with the exception of Ecuador if I include the Galapagos Island tour. Two main factors contributed to the blowout in cost.: The … Read all about it!
Ah Burma. You probably know by now that I’m a big fan. The insanely hot days spent sweating profusely and roaming around exploring temples and pagodas, speaking to numerous monks and enjoying the generous hospitality of the local people. When I … Read all about it!
I had originally planned on spending a month in Laos but in the end I was pretty much ready to get to Vietnam. The possibilities of exploring further north of Luang Prabang was on the cards but I spent most … Read all about it!
I spent a total of 27 days in Cambodia. Unlike South America, I found that there were a wide range of traveller types from two week vacationing backpackers to high end wealthy Chinese, Vietnamese and Koreans. From the famous temples … Read all about it!
South America is a huge continent where costs can vary significantly from country to country. After 119 days of travelling from Colombia down to the bottom of Chile and Argentina, I’ve provided an overall spend, by spend type and then … Read all about it!
Some readers have have asked me how I’ve been tracking with the travel budget, so here is a semi detailed summary of how I’m going so far. For those who know me, I am a sucker for a analytics and … Read all about it!