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.

Ireland Travel Budget: The Costs Of A 5 Day Trip

Let me start by saying my 5 day road trip around Ireland was not a budget trip. It was a trip to celebrate my 7 year wedding anniversary, something I am planning to do just once in my life;-). Therefore, I did not try to make this trip as cheap as possible and you can very well travel Ireland for less.…

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Tokyo 3 Day Itinerary: A Complete Guide

Tokyo, what a city! It is the most populated metropolitan area in the world, almost 37 million people live in the greater Tokyo area… I have to admit arriving in Tokyo was a little overwhelming: confusing Kanji signs everywhere, delicious smells drifting through the doors of tiny restaurants, happy jingles playing in the metro and so many people… And yet,…

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1 Week Sailing Trip In Croatia: A Budget Breakdown

I’ll be honest about it: sailing in Croatia isn’t cheap. However, you don’t have to be a millionaire to hire your own boat and set sail for unknown destinations! Sure, costs are higher than backpacking around Southeast Asia. And probably also more expensive than backpacking around East Europe, though I have no personal reference as I haven’t done that (yet;-). That being…

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

When I told people I would be going to Japan, the first thing they said was: isn’t that extremely expensive? I replied that my return ticket from the Netherlands to Tokyo was only €550 and the rest of the costs of a trip to Japan I would find out there… I spent a month in Japan and can say from…

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel The World For 5 Months As A Couple?

In September 2015 I wrote my first post on Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog, in which I announced to give a full budget breakdown for my 5 month trip. It may have taken a little longer than expected, but here it is! Traveling the world for 5 months… I had dreamed of traveling the world for years! While I had taken…

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Travel In Thailand: 10 Day Budget Breakdown

I like to do a little research before traveling somewhere and one of the things I am most interested in is how much it costs to travel in a country. Of course I was also interested how much money we would need to travel around Thailand. Turns out, despite being a tourist destination for many years, travel in Thailand is…

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How To Spend 36 Hours In Hong Kong On A Budget

I’ll be honest with you, Hong Kong and I didn’t immediately hit it off. Despite it being Chinese New Year, our first night in the city was a chain of unfortunate events which involved a lot of hassle and a little crying on my part, you can read more about this incident in my 5 biggest travel misadventures post. But after a…

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel Laos For 14 Days?

Laos was the 7th country I visited on my 5 month trip around New Zealand and Southeast Asia. It’s a beautiful country, mountains, lots of jungle, pretty waterfalls and amazing temples. It’s also a country with an impressive history, a history I knew too little about before visiting the COPE center in Vientiane. I only traveled in the Northern part of the…

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Traveling In Cambodia: How Much Does It Costs?

Cambodia, the country with such a heartbreaking past… It made a lasting impression on me, every time I think about my time there I still feel the weight of its terribly sad history. I’ll be writing more about Cambodia in the coming weeks, for now I’ll share with you my budget breakdown. Cambodia travel budget: budget breakdown Cambodia travel budget:…

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The Ultimate Guide To 4 Days Of Fun In Singapore

Singapore is so much fun! It was totally different than the other countries we visited in Southeast Asia (Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Malaysia). I absolutely loved spending 4 days in Singapore, maybe because it was so different. Different how? Well, just a couple of things on the top of my head… #1. Singapore is organized! From the moment I arrived at the…

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