Posts made in 2017


Updated on: 03/11/18When planning a trip around Europe, you may hear about a Europe rail pass from companies like Eurail that offer multiple regional segments or full unlimited use passes on many rail networks throughout most of the countries in the continent. I know from experience that many travelers are hesitant on purchasing a rail pass in Europe for a number of reasons, with rigidity and limitations being a few of the biggest....

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Updated on: 12/19/17As I waited for my final connecting flight to Vancouver after my one-year trip, a sense of dread washes over me. “This is it”, I thought to myself. “My adventure is over…for now. It’s back to reality, back to work and back to living a ‘normal’ life”. It Doesn’t Feel the Same to Be Home Ever since travelling around the world for one year, things just don’t feel the same anymore. My first week...

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Updated on: 12/19/17My long-term trip has ended, and now I have to do the hard task of looking towards the future. As I adjust to regular life in Canada, the first thing I have done is figure out what to do next now that my one year round the world trip is over. First Goal – Paying Back Debts In the immediate future, my goal is to pay off my debt and rebuild my savings. I owe Karen $2,218.19 CAD which she loaned me to complete...

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Updated on: 12/14/17After recently completing a one-year trip around the world, I sat down with my notes and tabulated a number of interesting statistics. In this one, I wanted to share a few of my highlights from 380 days on the road and visiting over 70 countries! Total money spent: Total days spent travelling around the world – 380 days Average money spent per day while travelling around the world – $59.67 CAD Total...

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Updated on: 01/22/18When planning my one year trip around the world, I predicted that I would spend the most money in the Middle East as well as Europe. After tabulating my spending breakdown for the entire year, I found out I was completely wrong! In this one I share my total expenses after travel hacking, volunteering, visiting friends, and spending money to explore this beautiful planet we call home. Pre-trip expenses • Gear...

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