Budget breakdown

Find out how much it costs to travel. Read my budget breakdowns, detailing expenses for accommodation, transportation, food and activities around the world.

Kyoto Itinerary: The Best Things To Do In Kyoto In 3 Days

For over a thousand years, Kyoto was the capital of Japan and seat of the Emperor. Because of this rich history Kyoto is home to countless beautiful temples. With so much to see it was difficult to decide where to go in the three days we would be spending in Kyoto… While I absolutely love visiting temples, I personally do…

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How To Travel New Zealand On A Budget

New Zealand is without a doubt the most beautiful country I have ever seen! It’s just amazing, the country has it all. Mountains. Volcanos. Lakes (there are so many beautiful lakes in New Zealand!). Sea. Forest. Waterfalls. Beaches. Hills. Cliffs. You name it, New Zealand’s got it. Besides the beautiful nature the people of New Zealand are incredibly friendly. If you’re…

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel Canada: A Budget Breakdown

If you are planning a trip to Canada, you may worry about your travel budget since Canada isn’t exactly known as a cheap destination. But don’t despair, I wrote this post to show you exactly how much we spent on our Canada road trip and how to save money when traveling to Canada. How to save money when traveling Canada…

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel Australia: A Budget Breakdown

Australia is the 6th biggest country in the world, so big in fact that it counts as a continental landmass! With more than 823,000 kilometers of road available to be explored it is an amazing road trip destination. Both Frank and I are huge road trip addicts, it’s our favorite way to travel. We’ve made road trips in New Zealand,…

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel Taiwan: A Budget Breakdown

Taiwan isn’t part of the typical backpacker trail around Southeast Asia and I don’t know why… I really feel this small island deserves much more attention, Taiwan has so much to offer! Perhaps it’s because travelers feel it will be too expensive and I admit I also wasn’t sure what to expect from the cost of travel in Taiwan. However, after spending a…

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How Much Does the Everest Base Camp Trek Cost: Detailed Budget Breakdown

Hiking from Jiri to Everest Base Camp has been the greatest physical challenge I have ever done in my life. Walking for 8 hours a day and ascending over 1300 meters while carrying a 10kg backpack certainly wasn’t easy. But… walking this trail has also been one of the most amazing things I have ever done! Trekking through the beautiful…

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How To Travel Oman On A Budget: Average Daily Costs For A 2 Week Road Trip

Since publishing my Oman itinerary and Oman accommodation guide, several people have asked me about the necessary daily travel budget for Oman. And since I always obsessively keep check of every euro, dollar, dong, rupee or in this case Omani Rial we spend I am happy to share our Oman expenses. Oman: daily travel budget for a 2-week road trip Check…

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Sri Lanka Travel Budget: Detailed Breakdown Of Our Daily Expenses

After spending a month in Sri Lanka exploring the West, South, Middle and North of the country I did a roundup of our travel expenses and was surprised to learn that Sri Lanka is the cheapest countries I’ve traveled to so far! When Frank and I traveled around Southeast Asia our daily budget was usually around €60 per day (€30…

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Hiking And Camping On Miyajima Island: A 2 Day Itinerary

Miyajima wasn’t on our initial Japan itinerary. We would originally spend 2 weeks on Hokkaido but ended up flying out after 10 days instead of 14 because of the bad weather forecast. If there is one thing I learned from our 5 month trip it’s to be flexible. The second thing I learned is to follow the weather (aka, go…

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Things to do in Hiroshima: A One Day Hiroshima Itinerary

We originally hadn’t planned to go to Hiroshima but I am glad we did. While Hiroshima definitely was not the happiest place we visited during our 1 month in Japan, it’s historically significant and therefore an important place to visit. I think it’s crucial to learn about the history of a country and the impact of that history on its people. A day…

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