Tips for saving money

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Saving the money for a trip around the world is actually way easier than you might imagine it. If you are willing to restrain yourself in other parts of your life you will have the money for your trip quite fast. Depending on how much you are willing to restrain yourself 1-2 years is a realistic goal. Here are some …

Calculating your budget

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Unless you already visited the countries you are going to travel, calculating is always somehow inaccurate. Everybody has different standards and interests, so all the information you find might not fit you. It’s probably more like creating a plan and sticking to that plan, rather than actually calculating. That beeing said you still want a saving-goal or monthly maximum to …

Interurban

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Flying is most likely required when going on a trip around the world, since the distances can be too time consuming for interurban travelling. The downside of travelling above the clouds is that you will only see clouds. A 3 hour train ride is 100 times more exciting than a 3 hour flight. It’s not just about actually seeing the …

Round the world vs. single tickets

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Once you have created a route with the countries you would like to see, it’s time to think about the best way of transportation. Usually you will cross atleast one ocean so flights play a significant role. You will probably also change your route another time, after considering your transportation options. Concept of the round the world ticket First off, personally …

A strategy to create your route

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Usually everybody has atleast 1 country, he/she always dreamed of visiting. You can take that as the starting point and build your trip around it. A good way to create a plan is to take out a sheet and write down the all countries you want to see. Then you divide them into countries you must see and countries you can …