Traveling the World for One Year – Itinerary

One day, I would like to start a family of my own. But before I do that, I would like to visit every single country in the world. With only five years to visit all 193 countries and make that goal a reality, I am determined to spend my first year hitting as many countries as possible.

Putting together my one year itinerary has been both easy and difficult. Easy because I know exactly where I want to go, and what I want to see. Difficult because I know I will come across places that make me want to stay longer. But keeping my broad goal in mind, one thing is for certain: I'll be moving around quite a bit over the year.

Without further delay, let’s take a look at what exciting places I will be visiting on my one year long-term trip!

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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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