stumbleupon Travel for free or next to nothing? Who’s kidding whom? Is that even possible? We assure you, it’s very much possible. You just have to know how. Join Volunteer Programs There are many volunteer organizations that’ll allow you to travel to the country of your choice and pay you for it, besides. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Explore Other Cheap Travel Options 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. EXTRA: Do not forget a good travel insurance before you go We highly recommend to get a good travel insurance as most likely your standard health insurance won’t work abroad. Travel Tip Shared by Teena Celis Adrenalin.com.au
Apartments & Holiday Rentals - Wimdu.com 25 ways to earn money when you’re broke on the road Money doesn’t grow on trees. When you need quick cash here’s 25 unique ways to earn it right now. YOU REACH INTO you wallet to pay for your hostel bed for the night, and come up empty. You dig deeper, finding only receipts and pocket lint. You realize you’re out of money. Nervous, you excuse yourself from the hostel clerk and rip open your backpack, in search of a secret stash of cash. All you have left are some smelly socks, an overdrawn bank account and an unquenchable thirst for adventure. What do you do? 1. Considered by many as the ultimate travel job, writing for online publications can help you buy your next mug of beer. 2. National Geographic may not be knocking your door down, but that doesn’t mean that your photos don’t deserve an audience. 3. With the advent of Youtube amateur videos are in great demand. National Geographic may not be knocking your door down, but that doesn’t mean that your photos don’t deserve an audience. 4. 5. 6. 7. WWoofing it for cash / Photo strickeal 8. 9.
the world-wide guide to dumpster diving www.businessinsider ITA Software by Google How to Travel the World When You’ve Got Absolutely No Money - This American Girl My all time favorite question to ask someone I’ve just met is “If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money?” The reason I love to ask this question, is that I believe it instantly reveals someone’s deepest desires. It reveals what they’d be doing with their lives if they removed the barriers of limitations and looked through the lens of possibility instead. When people imagine having all of the money they could ever dream of, immediately they see a life without limits. Without fail, nearly everyone I ask answers, “I would travel the world.” Indeed, money seems to be the main factor that prevents people from leaving a job they don’t love, a life that doesn’t make them happy, and chasing their dream of traveling the world. But it doesn’t have to be that way. A few days ago I shared with all of you How I Afford a Life of Constant Travel, And You Can Too. In that post I share lots of advice for how to financially sustain a life of constant a travel. Here is how: Sell Your Shit
Free Accommodation Around the World For many people who enjoy travelling, accommodation is a continual and draining financial concern. Everyone has their own budget and if you are looking for luxurious and expensive hotels, I advise you look elsewhere. This page concerns travellers who are concerned with the ultimate in budget travel, free accommodation. If you are prepared to broaden your mind and look away from the typical hotel / hostel beds that many of us are used to, you will see that there is a great big world of beds available to you for very little financial commitment. Sleeping at someone’s house, free-camping, housesitting, and volunteering are all perfect examples of how you can stay somewhere for free. Testament to this, I recently spent five months hitchhiking through 24 different countries in Europe and only paid for accommodation in four towns (mainly to meet friends on holiday). The following sleeping options are only overviews, but I hope that they can help you to travel more, for less. Pros and Cons
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Announcing More "Wandering Earl Tours" for 2013! The time has come to announce the remaining tours that I will be offering this year as part of my Wandering Earl Tours project. When I first started with these tours, I had no idea that it would grow into what it has already grown into. I assumed that I might run a couple of tours and that would probably be it. However, after receiving so many emails and requests for more tours, I simply could not, and did not, want to ignore the fact that even more of you are interested in exploring a part of the world with me. With Wandering Earl Tours, the concept is ‘independent travel with the support of a small group’ as these are not your typical tours. So, here are the next tours I would like to announce for 2013… Wander Across Romania (and Moldova!) Dates: June 16th to 30th, 2013 Some of the main places we’ll visit include: Bucharest, Sinaia, Brasov, Sighisoara, Neamt County, Bucovina, Moldova & Transnistria Cost: $1580 Wander Across India Cost: $1300 More Info & How to Book
How I Afford A Life of Constant Travel, and You Can Too - This American Girl When I tell people I’ve been traveling nonstop for three and a half years, it doesn’t take long before they ask the question. The question I’ve become so used to answering, I can anticipate it before it even rolls off of their tongues. “So, how do you pay for it?” For a long time, I found this insulting. Funny enough, it’s one of the few things I haven’t talked about on this blog. How do I afford a life of constant travel? Lately, I’ve realized that asking this question is not actually insulting at all. So here I am, today, getting straight to the bottom line: The secret to affording a life of constant travel, is simply deciding to. I don’t have a trust fund, I didn’t play the stock market, and I didn’t receive an inheritance. In fact, I’d bet a ticket to Thailand that I’m not actually that different from you. Sure, you may have different challenges from me. You may also have opportunities that I don’t have. In short, if I can do it, you can do it too. You got me? Let’s take a look:
Travel Without Money Break the rules and throw away your preconceptions. This page is all about travelling without money. Sprawled across the internet are heaps of pages about free travel and ways to travel the world for free. What I will say about this page, is that it isn’t complete. This piece is about how you can travel the world with the smallest possible amount of money. If you like you hotels and your home comforts, this page is not for you. I will now break all of this down into manageable chunks so that you can handle it. There are only five things that we need for survival: AirWaterFoodSleepHealth When travelling the world, the list is not so clear cut. To See Remarkable ThingsTo Meet Beautiful PeopleTo Experience the WorldTo Get From One Place to AnotherTo Not End Up in Prison I will begin with necessities. What you need for survival Air. Water. Food. When walking in rural areas, it is easy to find fruit or vegetables. Sleep. Health. Also in the health category is prevention of diseases. Toilets.
andrewhy So there is a secret to planning a RTW (round the world) trip that is pretty bold: the only thing holding you back is time. I want to help you make the idea of a round the world trip into a reality. Time is by far the most ‘expensive’ part of a RTW trip. The year or so leading up to planning, and the year of travel. It is not money. The second part of the secret? You know this. Ok, game on. Lets take a deep breath and remember what travel is about in one picture. So here is your 5 simple steps for doing a RTW trip: Step 1: Where do you dream of going? Cool, now take that list, and go there. Step 2: Time is king. Travel is fun. Step 3: Read the synopsis in guidebooks, then leave them at home. I hate the guidebooks. Step 4: Budget, save and book. If I were to ask you to give me blue colored books next week, and it would save my life, do you think you can find them? You need to save for this trip. Start now. A bit tricky. This is annoying because I have to lie, and I don’t like to lie.