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Category Archive: Trip Planning

Keeping travel a secret from work

If we had our way, we would go up to the roof immediately and scream out to the entire world “WE’RE SELLING EVERYTHING, QUITTING OUR JOBS AND GOING OVERSEAS INDEFINITELY!”. But unfortunately this is the real world, where secrets about […]

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Two steps guaranteed to help you save money for traveling

Not along ago we described three ways we’re saving money to fund long-term travel and no doubt we’ll be posting more money-related material in the coming months with ways we’re cutting our expenses and generating extra cash to follow our […]

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NYC ban on short-term rentals under 30 days

Recently we discovered that a law was passed which makes it illegal to rent out New York City apartments for periods of less than 30 days, effective 1 May 2011. Apparently this issue has been getting national media attention across […]

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Store our belongings or sell the lot?

We have 7 weeks until we move out of our 2 bedroom apartment and back into a single room at Amy’s parents house. This might seem like a pretty simple move but as the moving date approaches, we face quite […]

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Saving for long term travel

255 days until 30 June 2011, our estimated departure date for this trip of a lifetime. That leaves us 8 months to research destinations, organize our itinerary and book the necessary tickets/accommodation. But more importantly, that’s 8 months to save […]

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Why long term travel?

Most people we know live very similar lives – not necessarily because they want to, but because they are led to believe by society that this is what life is all about. Once you hit the age where you are […]

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