Budget

Ever wonder how to travel the world affordable or even for free? These are adventures done on a shoestring budget along with tips about how you can do the same.

Vietnamese money, called Dong, piled on a colorful bed spread.
Planning

How much does it cost to cycle around the world?

Money and budget: The third most important factor to travel. Update: This article was originally written by Dennis as an estimate. Scott updated the numbers with the actual cost of his trip around the world on a bicycle between 2001-2005, so I think everything got more expensive. Below you can read about how we estimated

Vietnamese money, called Dong, piled on a colorful bed spread.
Planning

How to travel the world on a budget

Money Tips & Tricks Note: This article is a work-in-progress. For more info about money and budgets, read Scott’s budget for traveling around the world on a bicycle. The most basic tip is to be as self-sufficient as possible. Your three biggest expense will be transportation, lodging and food. So these are the areas to

A beautiful button and copper wire sculpture of a penny farthing bicycle. Photographed on on top of a lime in a tree..
Guest Adventures

Bicycle Buttons

Editor’s Note: This world cyclist supports her travels with handmade bicycle button jewelry or velobotóns! Velobotones By Martina Gees I’m Martina from Switzerland and since 2009 you can find me most of the time on a bicycle seat somewhere on this world. As a very creative person, I wanted to add something to my travels

Andy Graham Hobo Traveler
Guest Adventures

Hobo Traveler: Third World Travel

Location: Ecuador I am in Ecuador. Where a USA dollars buys twice as much, and a room cost 3 dollars and 50 cents. I think the basis for long term travel could be separated into 2 categories. Underdeveloped Nations Travel Developed Nation Travel Some people use the term “Third World Travel”, but my research compels

Andy Graham Hobo Traveler
Guest Adventures

Hobo Traveler: Rio Gallegos

Location: Rio GallegosElevation: 767 feet ASL (Above Sea Level)Latitude: 41 degrees northLongitude: 85 degrees west Sorry… No pictures (my Sony Digital camera broke, and I am hobo poor) A city located in the south of Argentina.  Rio means river in Spanish, and the city is located on a river. Go figure. This is a very

Fruit hat Brazil street vendor
Guest Adventures

Hobo Traveler in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio, an exotic mix of cultures from all over the world, people wanting to love, and play, and enjoy the sun, and hoping for something strange to happen in their life. In Rio, you can find whatever you want. On the bus trip between Foz do Iguaçu, and Rio I saw the most wonderful green

Shampoo leaky bottles.
Guest Adventures

Hobo Traveler: Tips for Living on the Road

I am still in Arequipa trying to teach English, I am not sure I am the best teacher but I do learn a lot. I am staying in the Hostal Wilson on Puente Grau. It cost me 10 soles a night, or about 3 dollars USA. I am getting a special deal, it is normally

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