Trips

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…

06 Dec: 6 Best Holiday Destinations in Southeast Asia on a Budget

So you’ve got the travel bug and are itching to see everything our beautiful planet has to offer. One of the major constraints on where we can go to experience something new, exotic, and exciting is cost and our budget. Fortunately, there are plenty of places to explore that don’t cost the earth and offer budget-conscious travelers an array of beauty, culture, and novelty. One such region is Southeast Asia which is home to a vast wealth of travel experiences whether you are backpacking, a solo female traveler, or a student. Anyone at all can enjoy the sights, smells, and…

15 Nov: 5 Things That Might Ruin Your Travel Funding Campaign

Crowdfunding is a great tool for getting the money you need to travel. Whether you want to take a bucket list trip, travel abroad to study, or volunteer your time in another place, there are people who are willing to help you reach your goal. The only thing you have to do – is to start a campaign. Nowadays there are numerous platforms that allow doing that but you have to keep in mind, that this is not as easy as it might seem. With that being said, here are 5 things that might ruin your travel crowdfunding campaign: Not…

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…

19 Oct: What to Do When You’ve Reached Your Goal

Raising money in the modern age is a lot simpler than finding investors or getting a loan from the bank.  All you need is an account on a crowdfunding site and a good story, and if you’re lucky, the funds will start pouring in. It’s become a popular way to fund trips across the country and around the world. It’s also an old trend — just look at Christopher Columbus, who crowdfunded his way across the Atlantic Ocean. If you’ve managed to successfully crowdfund your latest trip, what is the next step? Here’s what you need to do. Create a…