5 Reasons Why Millennial Expats Need Life Insurance When Traveling Abroad

For you young Millennials out there, the world is your oyster. After all, what’s more exciting when you’re in your 20’s and 30’s than international travel or pursuing your career with an extended stay in a foreign country? However, we shouldn’t forget that there are certain risks involved in all this adventure. In this guest […]

Temples, Tempura, and Therapy: Exploring the Best of Kyoto on a Budget

It’s time to blow away the myth that Japan is an expensive place to travel. I just took an amazing 12 day trip to Kyoto and the surrounding region, and spent just under $1000. That’s an average of about $80/day, all in. Yes, that includes accommodation, and no, I didn’t stay with friends like I […]

How To Save On Transportation In Europe

Planes, trains, and automobiles (plus the odd boat, bus, and bike). In this third installment of How To Have An Epic European Holiday On A Budget we’ll investigate how to get yourself around the continent without breaking the bank. 1) Book Your Transportation Early Remember the 26 hour ferry ride in a private cabin and […]

The Secrets to Budget Gastronomy in Europe

In Part 1 of this series we discussed how to get the most out of your accommodation budget.  In this edition, we’ll look at how to eat like royalty on a serf’s budget. It’s not a revelation that one of the best (the best, in my opinion) aspects of travel in Europe is the incredible […]

The Secrets to Finding Great Budget Accommodation In Europe

In this first installment of How To Have An Epic European Holiday On A Budget we’ll tackle the challenge of finding great budget accommodation. I love staying in a luxurious hotel – swimming in its grandiose pool after a long day of travelling, snuggling under the down comforter that feels just like home, and then […]

How To Have An Epic European Holiday On A Budget

This past summer our family traveled in Europe for 36 days and spent €2700. That’s €75 a day. For 4 of us. Total. Including a 26 hour ferry ride in a private cabin down the Adriatic from Venice to Greece and one flight from Greece to Milan. We visited Venice for a week, spent 3 […]