Posts by Kendrick


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: 03/25/19When 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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Updated on: 03/25/19During my long-term trip I ended up spending over 100 days in Europe, with a split of 53 days in countries typically considered to be Western Europe and 64 days in countries considered to be Eastern Europe. Today I wanted to share a breakdown of my spending in each of the 30+ countries I visited in that time! A Few Notes Upfront In the below spending breakdown I try to capture my expenses on a country-by-country...

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Updated on: 10/14/18While staying in a hostel in Hong Kong, I became friends with a tourist from Kiev, Ukraine. Because we really hit it off, Stanislav invited me to visit him in his home country. I quickly agreed. How could I pass up an opportunity to cross another country off my list, and to see my friend in their hometown? Kiev As soon as I arrived in Kiev, Stanislav picked me up from the airport and we hopped on the local bus...

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Updated on: 05/30/18Italy is famous for its historical sites and culture. But one thing they would tell you about Italy is how rampant racism is, especially towards Asians. During my travels in the country, I experienced a lot of it. It All Began on the Train Ride In It all started when I switched from a Swiss train to an Italian train when I crossed the border to Italy. Upon switching trains, I encountered a woman who was giving me a...

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