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Forced contemplation

It wasn’t until a few months later when two bouts of bronchitis devolved into walking pneumonia that I was forced to stop everything for a spell. Shortly thereafter, the ball

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Imagin Amsterdam

Last weekend we decided to try out the special gin pop-up bar IMAGIN in Amsterdam. Gin is starting to become a big hype in Amsterdam and this bar, opened only

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Best hotspots in Istanbul

Where to stay? I would say avoid the touristic Sultanahmet area where the Blue mosque and Hagia Sofya is located. Some friends advised me to stay around the Galata tower

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HORROR STORIES ABOUT TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel insurance is essential for those who plan to travel abroad or spend a sizable part of their budget on their trip. Travel insurance policies can protect against a number

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Tips to Stay Within a Strict Travel Budget

A reader once wrote me with the following question: I read an article you wrote about being able to travel for 1 year for $17,000. My idea is to do

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Success in Business – and Life?

In 2006, I was running a busy financial planning practice in Toronto, Canada. I was what you could call a “medium-sized fish in a big pond,” having achieved a certain

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Chapter 3: How to Handle Debt When You Want to Travel

I regularly get emails from readers who are eager to hit the road and travel full-time (or long-term), but are contending with various forms of debt, from student loans to

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Tales of Trains: Where the Journey is the Destination

This Isn’t a How-To Book Although you’ll get some tips on how to upgrade to sleeper class on Australian trains, what not to eat on the Trans-Siberian, and I share

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How to Conduct a Semi-Annual Financial Review

When I started traveling full-time, it was with a partner who was in a different financial situation to me. We managed our finances separately, but we each knew what the

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How to Travel Full-Time in a Financially Sustainable Way

ould you like to take to the road? Spread your wings? And not have to worry about returning home any time soon? But…. Are you wondering how full-time (or long-term)

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