Posts made in 2017


Updated on: 01/22/18 When planning a trip around Europe, you may hear about Europe train passes 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 for a number of reasons, with rigidity and limitations being a few of the biggest. But for...

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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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