Just a little bit of inspiration I whipped up for the day. If you're feeling like you are someone who could never do what I do... think again! Here are the facts that should shine the light on possibility.
Last week, Katrina shared how she saved thousands on a Kumuka tour just by shopping around and diligently doing her homework before finally finding a tour reseller with a big sale. Yes, it did seem like a lot of time and effort – something we all might not have or want to put in to the search – but there is a quick and easy way to at least save 10% off a tour without much effort at all.
This Thrifty Thursday post has been written by Jo Karnaghan, a woman that likes to travel comfortably but save money where she can. I like this post because it shows that saving money on travel doesn't have to come from one place, but can actually add up from many small things.
International flights from Australia are not cheap, so it makes sense to get more bang for your buck by incorporating several trips into one outing. In this post I explore the Round the World for Less! airfare option through travel.com.au. Bargain? I think so.
Saving enough money to travel the world can be a stressful process, and for some, it just causes too much anxiety to even give it a try. I cover some helpful tips and inspiration in this post, so have a read and get to saving!
As an international traveler, airports are incredibly hard to avoid, and even harder is avoiding spending money while in them.
It’s like a trap. Like a sports stadium trap with overpriced hot dogs and beer. Everything always looks so delicious and so tempting, until you fork out the equivalent of a week’s worth of… Read more
Many moons ago, Pat and I moved out of our Killara apartment and into his parents’ house. It seemed like a good move because our lease was up and then we had two big international trips to partake in.
We’re now back in Sydney, back in his old bedroom, and we kind of… Read more
Las Vegas has a reputation. As the city of sin, people from all over the world flock to this desert outpost to gamble or play out their wildest fantasies… both of which don’t really appeal to me. Heck, there was this ad over in Los Angeles that made me second guess our… Read more
It’s a wishy-washy, love-it or hate-it tactic to saving money for travels: moving back in with the parents. It’s something that I’m in the process of doing this very second, only we’re moving in with Pat’s parents and not my own.
Since we got all the trips booked to both Malaysia and the USA to fall… Read more
Alcohol and travel are like ice cream and cherries; they just seem to go together. However, alcohol is probably one of the quickest and easiest ways for travelers to break their budgets. It’s definitely not a necessary evil, but it is sometimes hard to resist… so what can you do?
Well, here on Thrifty… Read more
A couple of months ago, I saw a rather large number of Facebook messages come through from my friends back in the States. These messages were all commenting on the fact that I had made quite the life for myself, and it looked like I was having a great time while doing it. Sure… Read more
I had a crazy dream the other night that my teeth were falling out. It was so distressing to have such a vivid memory of the feelings happening as my teeth started to get looser until finally they ended up in the palm of my hand. Stress. Anxiety. You name it, I felt it. It was only a dream,… Read more