Why I’m Going to Quit My Job and Travel for One Year

The following is the first post from Living the Dream's newest staff writer, Kendrick! Kendrick writes at his own blog, Travel and Live Free, and joined our team in June 2016 to cover his long-term trip that is set to begin in Q3 2016.  Kendrick will be covering travel hacking as well as topics from the world's best destinations during his trip!

Kendrick from Travel and Live Free

Hi, my name is Kendrick. I am your go-to person for Canadian travel hacking!

It all started back in September 2014, when I had just returned from a one week road trip to Utah with my girlfriend, Karen.

Upon returning to Vancouver, I told my friend Tom, how much I had saved on my trip. Having taken a budget airline, my round trip flight from Bellingham to Las Vegas totalled to a mere $200!

I never forgot what he said next: “Traveling is awesome. You should travel more.” Then he continued casually “I just came back from Asia. My flight round trip was only $90” finished Tom, with a smug look on his face.

I was dumbfounded! How is he doing this?

He then explained the concept of travel hacking to me, and my world changed…

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