13 Months in the Former Soviet Union: The Final Budget Breakdown

  How much does it cost to travel around the world for 13 months?   Obviously, this answer will differ for everyone. Costs vary based on where you go, what you do and the level […]

How I Blew My Budget in Central Asia

Samarkand, Uzbekistan

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Central Asia was supposed to be cheap. I was supposed to stay in yurts and with local families and eat cheap street food. The money I saved in […]

Stretching My Travel Budget: Making the Most of $20K

  I am way over budget and I’m okay with that.   My budget for 10 months of travel was only $18,000. I just surpassed $20,000 and I have about two months to go. But […]

How $10K Has Taken Me 15,000 Miles

While I have written update posts at monthly intervals of this trip, as I began my second week in Kiev, Ukraine, I realized that I hit two other milestones almost simultaneously: I spent almost exactly […]