How to Save Money While Travelling

Mark Stewart Travel Tips, Trip Planning 4 Comments

This post may contain affiliate links. We receive a small commission on any purchases you make, which really helps to keep this website running – but it doesn’t cost you anything extra! Read more in our Affiliate Disclosure Money. The unfortunate part of modern life is that everything somehow revolves around it. Travel is no different. In fact, travel can be one of the most expensive activities you can do. This is why being able to save money while travelling …

The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Colombia

Mark Stewart Travel Tips, Trip Planning 6 Comments

Twenty years ago, few would dare to venture into Colombia without good reason – very good reason. Even fewer would consider it a holiday destination. Even a decade ago it seemed only the brave ventured within its borders. Now, things are changing – and fast. With arms wide open, in less than ten years, Colombia has quickly risen to one of the top travel destinations on earth. Now more than ever before is the time to put this stunning nation …

How did we Save for Travel?

Mark Stewart Inspiration, Trip Planning 2 Comments

A question we’re regularly asked: how did we save up the money for a journey like this? It certainly didn’t come easy, or without sacrifice, but it wasn’t nearly as difficult as some imagine. First of all, we worked. Often jobs we didn’t like and often for long hours. When things began to become mentally straining, we simply reminded ourselves of the long-term goal. While this never really made working outside in -30 bearable, it did help to pacify the …