Planning

02 Nov: How to Save Money While Teaching Abroad

  Travel is by far one of the best ways to get in touch with not only yourself, but the world at large. As we all know, however, funding that travel can be incredibly challenging, especially if you have any significant amount of debt to contend with. Luckily, there are ways to get around figuring out how to travel the world with no money, like travel grants, volunteering with international aid organizations, or teaching English as a second language abroad. I ended up going with the latter, and it was one of the best travel experiences I’m ever likely to…

05 Oct: How to Freelance While Traveling the World

One of the advantages of freelancing is that you are not confined to your office. Instead of spending days in the office from 9 am to 5 pm, a freelancer works any time of the day and anywhere – in a café, in a park or at an airport in anticipation of a flight. You can record a webinar, conduct an advertising campaign, polish your website and all this can be done on the way to Paris or Bangkok. With today’s challenging economy, freelance and travel can be the best way to simultaneously enjoy life and make a living. The…

24 Aug: Here’s How You Can Avoid Getting Ripped Off By A Currency Exchange When You’re Overseas

“There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud and tyranny.” – Frederick William Robertson You’re on vacation in a foreign country. You check in to the hotel, leave your luggage in your room, grab the most needful items and go sightseeing. There’s so much to investigate! Once you’re out, you notice a souvenir shop with cute backpacks. “I need to have one,” you think. In this very moment, you remind yourself you’ve only US dollars in your purse. “Right. I need to find a currency exchange.” You look around, notice at least three, and choose…

27 Jul: What’s a Travel Grant, and How Do I Get One?

The ability to travel opens your eyes to worlds apart from your own. While this type of experience is invaluable, it does cost money — sometimes, a lot of money. That’s where a travel grant comes in. This type of allowance provides the funds you need to get yourself around the world and back again. What Is a Travel Grant? In general, federal or state governments — as well as educational institutions — can provide you with a grant. As far as travel goes, though, they’re most often awarded by the latter. Students who propose to travel to a far-flung destination…

08 Jun: Student Tips: How to Travel the World with No Money

Everyone knows that a problem that all students face is lack of money. Because of that, we are listing some tips and tricks on how to travel the world when you have a limited amount of funds. How to Prepare for the Trip: There is one major thing that stops students from traveling, which is money. Traveling can be expensive. However,  it doesn’t have to be. This article shows that you do not need to be rich to travel the world. Read on to find out more. Get a Part-Time Job There are many jobs out there that you could…