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The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You're Broke

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You're Broke
By Matthew Kepnes Think you don’t have enough money to travel? Think again. Travel guru Matt Kepnes puts that myth to rest with this guide to traveling on little (or no) money. I recently asked subscribers of my newsletter about the number one thing that holds them back from traveling. The near universal answer? Money This is something I hear from everyone I talk to. “Matt, I simply don’t have enough money to travel.” This problem and how to overcome it probably my most asked question. I answer this question in a plethora of posts, e-mails, tweets, and Facebook posts. Since this question comes up so often, I like to constantly remind people of this fact: You do not need to be rich to travel. Let’s repeat that. You do not need to be rich to travel. I sure wasn’t. Yet I managed to save enough to travel the world. What is your savings priority? A few months ago, I wrote about the importance of writing out your expenses and then cutting them to save money for your trip. Housesitting resources:

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