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07 Feb: 6 Essential Money-Saving Tips to Travel on a Budget

Many think that traveling is a luxury which can be done only if you have loaded pockets. Wrong! It is possible to travel the world on a shoe-string budget too. If you’re planning to travel long-term, then a travel budget is essential as it will eliminate the stress of running out of money. So, how to do it? Read on to find tips and tricks on how to create a travel budget. Determine Daily Travel Budget Yes, budgeting is necessary even when traveling. Consider the duration of your stay and determine how much you need to spend each day to…

29 Jan: Interview with Successful FundMyTravel Campaigner – Amy Abrigo

We were lucky enough to be able to interview one of our most successful campaigners, Amy Abrigo. Amy isn’t only successful because she reached her FundMyTravel goal once, she has actually created and reached her goal for 3 different campaigns using the FundMyTravel platform! Her 4th campaign has only been live for a month and is already 82% funded, which you can view and donate to here.  Amy caught our eye because of her story, the great campaigns she has ran, and her motivation to reach her goal. Read her interview below and find out just how she is able to…

24 Jan: 7 Unusual Tips On How To Crowdfund Your Travels

Crowdfunding is popular with individuals and organizations alike. You can use it to raise money for virtually any cause. Unfortunately, with so many people using crowdfunding sites, it can be hard to stand out among the thousands of other online campaigns. Putting a couple of posts on Facebook or Twitter asking people to fund your travels is no longer enough. If you want to reach your goal, you need to get creative when asking for donations. Why not try these 7 tactics? 1: Create outstanding content that links back to your campaign page – and share it! Establish yourself as an…

10 Jan: Aiming to Work Abroad? Here are 7 Things You Must Do!

Thinking about working abroad?  Well, you are gearing up to join a cohort of 244 million people who are already working outside their home country, and this number is increasing year after year. For years, people have looked up to the United States as an ideal career destination. While the ‘American Dream’ still lives on, several others countries have gained immense popularity in the past few years among migrants. Countries like Canada, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia are some of the current hotspots of the global workforce. While it is an amazing experience to live in a different culture, the…

21 Dec: Saving & Earning Money for Travel

Crowdfunding is a fantastic way to raise the money needed for travel, but there are other tried and true ways to save and earn the money you need. Budgeting for a trip can be daunting when you add up what you expect to spend on transport, food, and lodging. However, if you use these money saving and earning tips on your travels in conjunction with good budgeting skills, you’ll find that traveling the world does not have to be as costly as it might appear. Couch Surfing There are a surprising number of opportunities to find free lodging on your…