Benefit from my eight years of experience traveling around the world. Spend a week at my home in Merida, Mexico and learn what you need to know to successfully and joyfully travel long term, around the world.
Unless you are careful, you will spend 7% more on foreign exchange conversion fees than you should. By making a few simple changes, I avoided these fees and saved myself $18,000 during my five-year, round-the-world journey.
Home exchanges (also known as home swaps) seem like the perfect fit for many long-term travelers and expats. This post features tips to help you arrange the ideal home swap for you.
Long-Term travelers should stay with local families in homestays, usually as part of language schools or volunteer travel programs. Homestays have made a significant impact on my life and are also highly economical.
Everyone who can travel worldwide should visit countries in the developing, third world, and the developed world (Western Europe, USA/Canada, Australia/New Zealand, etc.). This post outlines the advantages and disadvantages of third-world and first world travel.
Some of my favorite food-related experiences were also very inexpensive. Sometimes, modest hole in the walls restaurants, kiosks, and street carts can feature some of the country’s best chefs.
This is a synopsis of my use of frequent flyer miles during my round the world travels from 2011 to 2015. It should help you to see how the programs have changed in the 2010s and give you some ideas how you can design a frequent flyer strategy that works for you.
Once you earn frequent flyer miles, you then have to figure out how to redeem them efficiently, Here are some tips from my own experience and that of experts.
I used frequent flyer points to pay for 40% of all my flights during my five-year trip around the world. It was easier to do in 2011-2015 when I traveled; however, it is still a good way to help pay for your travels. Here s a guide to how you can earn miles without traveling by using credit cards and buying affiliated products.