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


Cost of traveling the world: What we spent on a year of travel

Cost of traveling the world: What we spent on a year of travel

We consider ourselves to be Budget Travelers, but ‘budget’ is an ambiguous word. We know of other travelers who spend less than us and many who track their dollars, but spend a lot more. We set our budget at $100 per day for basic living expenses: accommodations, food, drinks, local transportation, entertainment and miscellaneous fees.… Read the rest


Year-long, Round the World Budget: In Mostar, we ate out more often, as our accommodations and food were so inexpensive!

Round the World Budget: Daily cost for a year of travel

After 386 days of traveling around the world, we’re closing the books on this adventure. During our one year and three week journey, we budgeted $100 (on average) per day and kept track of every cent spent. We’ve tallied the cost of every bed we slept in, every meal we ate, every glass of wine we consumed, every bus we took and every admission fee we paid – and {dramatic pause} we came in well under budget, averaging just $89 a day!… Read the rest


On budget after 9 months of travel

Heading into our year-long journey around the world, we knew balancing our budget with our experience was going to be one of the most difficult elements of the trip. Without an income, we’ve set a tight budget of $100 per day for both of us combined, which includes lodging, food, drinks, local transportation, entertainment and miscellaneous fees.… Read the rest


Southeast Asia Travel Budget and 6 Month Budget Review JetSetting Fools

Southeast Asia travel budget (and six month budget review)

Sticking to our budget is key for traveling long term, so we’ve limited ourselves to an average of $100 per day for accommodation, food, drinks, public transportation and any miscellaneous costs that pop up (and they always do). The only thing that takes precedence over the budget is whether or not we’re enjoying the journey.… Read the rest


Things to do in Brisbane Australia on a Budget

Things to do in Brisbane on a budget: 4 Free Activities

Advice like, ‘budget travelers should avoid expensive countries like Australia and French Polynesia,’ falls on deaf ears to travelers like us. We are on a budget; a pretty tight one at that, but cutting out some of this world’s most beautiful scenery and wonderful people just doesn’t jive with our overall plan.Read the rest


6 Things To Do in Cairns, Australia On A Budget JetSettingFools.com

6 things to do in Cairns, Australia on a budget

Australia was, at one time, considered a budget destination…but those days are long gone. However, I believe that every place can be visited on a budget and Cairns is no exception. Even if it is a jumping off point to numerous expensive activities, there are many things to do in Cairns, Australia on a budget while still experiencing the city’s main attractions.… Read the rest


Our travel budget for three months JetSetting Fools

Our travel budget for three months

Exactly three months ago we began our year-long journey around the world. We had mapped out our destinations, packed up our backpacks and set a strict budget of $100 per day, on average. We knew we could get by on less while in South America, but also knew that Easter Island, French Polynesia, New Zealand and Australia, where we’ve been for the last six weeks, would push us to our limits.… Read the rest


Breaking Down our Travel Budget JetSetting Fools

Breaking down the travel budget: 44 days in South America

By nature, I’m a saver, but now that we are travelling full-time without any income, we’ve become spenders. As the self-appointed CFO of our Jetsetting Fools operation, we are spenders on a budget of $100 per day – total for both of us.… Read the rest