Posts made in 2009


Building Your Travel Budget


Posted By on Nov 6, 2009

Last updated: 02/11/15In planning any itinerary there are a number of expenses that are going to incur, with a large percentage being before you even leave for your trip!   When preparing a budget, it is imperative that all of the expenses that will occur are taken into account.  The last thing that anyone enjoys having happen is being faced with a $1,000 bill for electronics and vaccinations that was not budgeted for while working....

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Last updated: 02/11/15There are many travel sites out there that offer information for planning trips, be it a short weekend to a long term adventure. There are so many, in fact, that finding one that has the accurate and proper information you are seeking can be quite a challenge. My goal in this blog is to be a comprehensive site to offer the best information from first hand experience in planning a year long around the world trip....

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Last updated: 02/11/15On my way home from Jordan in August I was faced with one of the worst airline experiences I have ever had. It began with a flight from Amman, Jordan to New York City which, as is usual with airlines, was overbooked. At first I was offered a $600 voucher and all expenses paid to take out a flight two days later. Unfortunately I was wanting to get home and decided to get on the flight, but after spending 12 hours...

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Last updated: 07/3/16The downside to adding more countries to the route is figuring out what is required to enter all those countries legally, and the money that is associated with getting the visas. In the previous post in this series I outlined some of the thoughts that need to go into planning a trip that enters some of these countries, as some of the information a few countries require is a bit more in-depth than others (such as...

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Last updated: 02/11/15To celebrate the 1 year mark of the site being opened, I thought it would be good to update my itinerary to include some of my more ambitious goals that now seem like a distinct possibility. Prior to this entry, my itinerary only included about 10 months worth of destinations. Part of this was because I was unsure of funding, and the other being that I flip flopped between multiple regions before finally deciding...

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