cambodian bus
Written by

Art of Hobo-ing: How to Budget for long-term travel

Travel friends have been curious how I budgeted for my several months on the road and how much I spent on India and Southeast Asia. Okay, let’s start with the general topic of budgeting.

When I started out, the idea that I’d be traveling long-term didn’t click in. I actually thought I’d be on the road for a much shorter period. So, I got a crash course.

February 13, 2012 26
long term sleeper train
Written by

Long-term solo travel and three mistakes I wish I avoided

Long-term solo travel. I wouldn’t call it easy. Being homeless and living on the road is hard work!

By my sixth month, my travel enthusiasm began fluctuating. I was still thrilled by the unending travel adventure I was living; but also, starting to feel run down from shouldering the constant responsibility of it.

November 16, 2011 78
search
Written by

Travel Insider: Where does all of India go to book cheap travel?

But what if you want to handle your bookings from home or in your hotel room at your PC’s convenience? You don’t need to take the 10,000 steps I took in 2008. Instead, just follow India…

September 9, 2011 4
IMG_4311
Written by

Love Letter #14: When life forces you into the uncomfortable spaces of long-term travel

Dear Love, You may be wondering what’s up with me these days.

Before I left Korea, I had planned 3 months in India… My plan: to job search for summer work. One hitch: I never planned for the ‘what if’ I never found a job by the end of my Indian summer! …

July 19, 2011 9
How to Make your own Korean drama Tour, korean drama locations
Written by

How to Make your own Korean drama Tour

Fortunately for avid K-drama fans, you don’t have to waddle up the steep cash for a tour guide. The Korean Tourism Organization helps Korean drama addicts connect to the film locations of their favorite show.

February 17, 2011 15
Written by

My Top 3 Travel Secrets for Travel (and Korea)

For travel bloggers, nothing is more fun than to share trade secrets with other travelers or with your community. When Chris of South Korea posted his Top 3 Travel Secrets and tagged me in it, I was thrilled. I too, had seen the year-old Tripbase travel meme on Legal Nomads’ blog and commented on it almost the week before receiving this challenge.

As I said, I excited to share some of my new travel secrets…

October 8, 2010 19
Written by

How to Find Great Budget Tours in Vietnam (and not get ripped off!)

For the female solo traveler, Vietnam shouldn’t be an intimidating or scary country to travel. Commuting between main cities is easy and cheap via public transportation. And if it’s an attraction, you can bet there’s a budget tour for it, as tour operators are everywhere, vying for your business and ready to assist your travel needs.

August 21, 2010 45
Written by

Two Ways to Prevent Bed Bugs & Mosquitoes when you Travel

Two Tips for dealing with everything in “traveler-scary” from mosquitos, bed bugs, head lice, etc…

January 28, 2010 11
Written by

Getting my International Driver’s Permit

Getting an International Driver’s Permit for driving abroad can be simple, quick and painless.

December 28, 2009 4
Page 4 of 5«12345»

Follow the GRRRL

Before a trip can be a vacation, you'll have to survive it first!
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter for Travel Survival Tips, inspiration and YouTube fun! 

GRRR Travel Survival Guides

BOOK YOUR TRIP | TRAVEL PARTNERS


Follow

How you can support our site

Donate to help maintain this site, so we can bring you more free video and travel content!



css.php