How Real People Afford to Travel the World For Extended Periods of Time

Here’s my story: In 2013, my partner and I took six months off to travel around the world, starting in Asia, moving on to Europe and finishing up in North America.

Frugal Travel Moves That Backfired On Me

Sometimes the quest to save a few bucks only serves to bite you in the ass. If there’s one thing that living out of a backpack for six months taught me, it’s the importance of making smart financial decisions, often on the fly. Here are three instances in which scrimping ended up costing us…

My Last Hundred Bucks: Scams, Wheels, and a Quest for Toilet Paper in Cambodia

$40: Two single-day passes to the Angkor temples. We may have overslept and missed our early start, instead plunging straight into the sweltering mid-morning heat, but it was still worth every dollar. Bring hats; leave your fear of heights at home. Scaling the rickety wooden steps to the top of each temple requires all your wits.

Ways In Which My Relationship Costs Me Money

My relationship actually costs me money. Here’s how.