Hello from Scotland! For the past 17 months, my husband, Craig, and I (Gemma) have been backpacking our way around the Americas and Europe. We downed tools as teacher and tradesman to hike, party, and chill in 16 different countries. If you are considering long term travel planning but don't know where to start - this article is for you.
Welcome and thanks for reading our penultimate monthly budget - How much does Backpacking Europe Cost? We've been on the road, travelling around the Americas and Europe, for the past 15 months. Our monthly budget for June focuses on our last month - backpacking through Europe. Each day Craig tallies up what we have spent in the following categories and
How did you save £10K each? A question asked often. Mainly by asking myself ‘Canada or crap, Gemma?’ and executing Two Scots Abroad’s 5 S’s of Saving. How to save money, rapidly. 1. Separate Your Salary I get paid monthly. As soon as I get paid I move £600 into my house account for rent, bills, etc and
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