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How much does it cost to travel New Zealand?

It’s time to break down the nuts and bolts of our New Zealand budget travel. Almost every traveler wants to go to NZ but all you hear about is how expensive it is. Since we’ve had a ton of questions on budget we thought we’d deep dive on this location and tell you where our dollars went. First off, let’s …

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What a budget backpacking hotel looks like

Travel bloggers love to write about incredible accommodations they score at unbelievable prices. Key word?- Unbelievable. Here is what to expect out of a budget backpacker hotel in Ko Lanta Thailand. This certainly is not a budget hotel review and we by no means are trying to pick on our hotel. In fact, we want to give it up for …

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Quit Your Job to Travel- Working Remote, Sabbatical, Job Search Abroad

If you need to quit your job to travel you’ll actually have to pull that trigger some day. We humbly present our advice on quitting your job to travel in the best way possible. Quit Your Job to Travel: Unpaid Sabbatical for Set Amount of Time If you love your job, don’t underestimate how much your job loves you back. …

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Job Hunt after Travel (And How to Come Home)

It takes a while to come to terms with the idea of quitting your job and leaving on a trip. Once I knew I HAD to take this trip, the very next thought I had was “Great-I can leave.  How do I come back?”
What follows is what I’ve learned from both Allison and my own experiences. These are all the things to consider and tips we learned on how to come home from a year living and traveling abroad.

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RTW Packing Checklist for Men- After 1 Year, 20 Countries

As a guy, it’s a little bit weird for me to talk about my clothes.  Bros just don’t do that.  I’m breaking the rule here though, because I can use the excuse that for a long term trip, clothes become more akin to being equipment or gear.  

And we know gear is a perfectly reasonable thing to discuss among dudes.

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Backpacking Tips to Save you Money and Headaches!

While traveling, experience starts to save you both money and headaches abroad.  Looking back at our early months traveling we face-in-palm to think of the costly mistakes we made.   We share them here to help you avoid stupidity like ours.

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International Driving Permit: Why You Need One Before You Travel!

In all the prep, planning and saving for your upcoming trip, don’t forget to pick up an International Driving Permit before you leave home. Getting your International Driving Permit isn’t as fun and sexy as picking out your new swimsuit for your trip, but you’re going to be glad you have it when the time comes. Here are three reasons

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Packing List for RTW Trip: Travel Checklist & Packing Tips

*Free checklist download!* Heading out on a trip soon?  Exciting!  Packing is both equally exciting and stressful.  We thought we’d put together a short list of the bare essentials.  Find out the most strategic way to say space in your suitcase by starting with essential items first.