3-Day Hong Kong Itinerary on a budget by JetSettingFools.com

3-Day Hong Kong Itinerary on a Budget

In the past decade, Hong Kong has risen in the ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the world, no doubt deterring budget travelers from making a trip to the city. In a place where a cup of coffee costs upwards of $7 USD and a one-day ticket to Hong Kong Disneyland is priced at $75 USD, it is easy to assume that all of Hong Kong is expensive.… Read the rest


Two-Year Travel Budget Our Costs Revealed by JetSettingFools.com

Two-Year Travel Budget: Our Costs Revealed

When we reveal that we’ve been traveling full-time for two years, it piques people’s interest. After we indulge them with details of all the places we’ve been, they muster up the courage to ask, “How can you afford it?” As Americans who are well-past our 20s, but still have a long road ahead until joining the 55+ crowd, we understand the inquiry.… Read the rest


The 6 Best Things to Eat in Reykjavik, Iceland JetSettingFools.com

The 6 best things to eat in Reykjavik, Iceland (and what it cost!)

Hot dogs, fish, soup, yogurt, tomatoes and orange soda. It doesn’t sound like much, but these are the six best things to eat in Reykjavik, Iceland – especially if you’re visiting Reykjavik on a budget (and, honestly, even if your funds are limitless, these classic Reykjavik food items should be on your must-eat list of Icelandic cuisine).… Read the rest


3 Places to Drink Local Beer in Reykjavik, Iceland JetSettingFools.com

3 places to drink local beer in Reykjavik, Iceland

 

Reykjavik nightlife abounds in the center of the city where there are a plethora of pubs, clubs and bars. As we were more interested in sampling Icelandic beer than clubbing, we veered away from the themed bars on the main drag (American Bar Reykjavik and Cafe Paris, to name two) and sought out the best places to drink local beer in Reykjavik, Iceland.… Read the rest


Six-Month Travel Budget JetSetting Fools

Six-Month Travel Budget: The cost of world travel

Our full-time travels for the past six months have taken us to Australia, the Balkans (with a detour to Rome) and the Netherlands – and we are drastically under budget from a year ago, with an average spending of just $53 per day .… Read the rest


Boat trip from Zadar: Day trip to Ugljan and Dugi Otok islands

Boat trip from Zadar: Day trip to Ugljan and Dugi Otok islands

Hundreds of islands make up the Zadar Archipelago, part of Northern Dalmatia. They range in size, but unlike the southern counterparts, these islands are mostly barren, which attracts fewer inhabitants and visitors. However, the communities that do exist on the islands survive on olive production, the fishing industry and very seasonal tourism.… Read the rest


Hobart, Tasmania Australia 5-Day Itinerary Without A Car JetSettingFools.com

Hobart without a car: Our 5-day itinerary

When we first starting planning our trip to Hobart, Tasmania, everything and everyone told us we would need a car. Our research made us wonder if we might feel trapped without our own wheels. Our quirk of not driving while sticking to a budget (meaning no expensive tours) has become an increasingly pesky impediment, but we are determined to make it work.… Read the rest


3 day trips we didn’t do in Melbourne

3 day trips we didn’t do in Melbourne

Whenever we visit a new place, I have a tendency to overdo it. I gather brochures from the visitor’s office and quickly make a list to see everything. Time constraints and our budget usually help whittle the list down. With a lengthy two month housesit in Melbourne, Australia – the longest stay we have had since we started traveling full-time – I was certain we would be able to conquer my massive wish list of things to see; time was on our side and not having to pay for accommodations left extra room in the budget.… Read the rest