Travel Planning

Myanmar Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Myanmar Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. We assumed Myanmar would be fairly cheap with it being SE Asia and still fairly untraveled as a whole. However, once we started looking at accommodations we realized it might be a bit more expensive than we expected. Accommodations were going to be at the high ... Read More »

Indonesia Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Indonesia Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. This spending breakdown is really just of Bali since we decided not to leave the island. We split our time on Bali between the cities of Les, Ubud, and Pecatu. When we booked our flights into and out of Denpasar, we had the intention of leaving ... Read More »

Philippines Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Philippines Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. We assumed the Philippines would be fairly inexpensive when deciding to add it to our itinerary. In advance of arriving, we booked flights between islands, but not much else was planned in terms activities. We knew we were going to be doing some island hopping around El ... Read More »

Korea Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Korea Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

  The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. We assumed Korea would be one of the more expensive countries we visit during our trip, especially with us spending the majority of our time in Seoul. We came to Korea without much planned for our 13 day visit other than initial lodging, so we ... Read More »

Japan Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Japan Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. Hitting our target amount will be easy in some countries, but others like Japan will prove to be more difficult. We spent 12 days and nights in Japan, so having a plan in place for lodging and transportation was important to stay on track. These two ... Read More »

Vaccinations and Medications

Vaccinations and Medications

When preparing for a trip around the world, there are certain precautions you should take when it comes to your health. There are vaccinations and medications recommended for travel and even required in some cases, depending on the countries and regions you will be traversing. Some of the vaccinations we needed were covered by insurance, but the major ones were ... Read More »

His Packing List

His Packing List

TOPS 1 long sleeve full zip jacket (Lululemon) 1 long sleeve shirt (Icebreaker) 1 polo shirt (Nike dri-fit) 4 t-shirts (Nike dri-fit, Icebreaker, REI Sahara, adidas Climacool) BOTTOMS 1 pair of jeans (DKNY) 1 pair of convertible pants (Prana Stretch Zion) 3 pairs of shorts (Patagonia, NorthFace, Under Armor) 1 pair of swim trunks (My brother’s) 7 pairs of underwear (Exofficio, ... Read More »

Her Packing List

Her Packing List

This post was updated on 1/12/14 Red text and crossed out means I dropped it, green text means I added it.  TOPS 1 full zip jacket (Lululemon) 1 long sleeve shirt (Icebreaker) 4 t-shirts (2 Icebreaker, 1 Adidas ClimaLite, 1 Mountain Hardwear) 4 tank tops (1 Nike Dri-Fit, 1 Old Navy, 1 Icebreaker, 1 cheap one from Bali) 1 camisole ... Read More »

Electronics Packing list

Electronics Packing list

13″ Apple MacBook Pro Kindle (Not Pictured) Apple iPhone 4s Apple iPhone 5s DSLR Camera (Canon) carried in an Ape Holster Case Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 lens GoPro Hero 3+ GoPro accessories (clamp, floaty, handle bar mount, remote & extra battery) carried in Eagle Creek pack-it sack 1TB external hard drive (Seagate) All charging cords Memory cards ... Read More »

Saving Money with Ebates.com

Saving Money with Ebates.com

Anyone who knows me knows I love shopping online and that I won’t hit the purchase button without making sure I have the best possible deal. I’ve traditionally used coupon codes to save money, but I have also added earning cash back to my arsenal with the help of Ebates.com. I’ve been using Ebates to save money since 2011. In total, I have ... Read More »