• How to finance your World Trip – increase your travel budget (Part 2)

    So, you established a saving plan. You set up a fix amount that goes straight to your travel funds on payday (click if you missed the previous session)! In other words: you took the most important step towards your trip. By taking control over your finances and committing to a monthly saving plan, you took responsibility over your travel project and travel budget. But wouldn’t it be great to push your saving plan to the next level and increase your travel budget? hell yeah it would! We need to go a bit more in depths now. Review your expenses in detail and cut them down. As much and as radical as…

  • How to finance your World Trip – our step by step guide! (Part 1)

    When I am telling friends or colleagues that we are planning to take one year off to travel the world, one reaction is standing out: “I wish I could do the same!” Naturally I will ask “why aren’t you doing it?” .. and I get it! The gap between fancying the idea of traveling the world and actually packing your bag and get on a plane is huge. It’s clearly something that is not for everyone and that’s fine. I am not writing this series to tell you that you really just should just give up everything and hitchhike to Coachella. But IF you want to go on this adventure…

  • Traveling Families #10 – Where is the World

    traveling is broadly associated with folks in their 20’s, people that are somewhere in or just out of their education, young people, free people, folks that are not having a family yet.  But in fact, there is (almost) no reason for excluding longterm travels or journeys on rather unbeaten paths from your globetrotting possibilities once you’ve started a family. In my series Traveling Families I am interviewing families that did not drop their traveling plans and neither ground down their wanderlust but decided to continue their journey together with their kids. On the blog you’ll read about our adventures on and off the beaten path, with detailed information about the logistics of the location and…