Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, now it’s cheaper than ever… as long as you know how to take advantage of the these travel hacks. With our tips, you’ll learn everything from how to pay as little as $10/mo on cellphone service, how to fly for free, to how to pay little to nothing on accommodations. In this episode, we explore 10 unusual ways of saving money while traveling.
When we tell people we travel around the world full-time, they often assumed we’re loaded. But travel doesn’t need to be expensive. In fact, it can be even cheaper than living in one spot if you do it right. House sitting has been a major resource for us when it comes to visiting new countries. Not only has it allowed us to get to visit exotic countries around Latin America, it has also saved us thousands of dollars. In this episode, we share how you can do the same.
Learning a language is more than just studying textbooks and grammar rules. At some point, you have to get out there and practice! Fred is a friend and student of ours who embodies this idea. He’s not afraid to get our of his comfort zone and practice his Spanish all over the world. And he’s done just that with us on our immersion retreats as well as with other Spanish schools in several different countries. Learn about his journey learning Spanish, the techniques he has used, and his mission to find the perfect place to retire in this special episode.
Before we arrived in Cuenca, Ecuador, we didn’t really know what to expect. We had heard that it was a fairly popular expat destination, but that was about it. We weren’t expecting the beautiful rivers, clean walkways, excellent public transit, and variety of restaurants. It’s safe to say that this city is worth a visit, and for us, maybe even a place to live in the future. In this episode, we discuss some of our favorite things about Cuenca, Ecuador.
Ecuador is a country that seemingly has it all. Located on the equator on the west cost of South America, the Republic of Ecuador is full of biodiversity. It’s home to beaches, mountains, volcanos, the Amazon, and the Galapagos Islands. It’s also where you’ll find the highest capitol in the world (Quito), a variety of climates, and ciudad “mitad del mundo,” the halfway point between the north and south poles. Find out more in this episode!
Nicaragua is a country that caught us by surprise. After spending a month just outside of the city of Granada, we learned a lot about the people, culture, food, flora, and fauna of this not-so-touristy nation. We saw monkeys, people shaking their cars at the gas station, a lake in the crater of a volcano, and much more. Find out what we really thought about life in this Central American country in this episode.
If you’re trying to get around in Mexico, you have plenty of options. From luxury buses that go from state to state, to colectivo shuttles that’ll take you around town or between cities, there’s option to suite your needs. In this episode, we cover the different types of transit in Mexico and how to use them.
What do you imagine when you think of the word “travel?” If you’re like me, thoughts of laying on the beach with a cold drink come to mind, or perhaps a hike in an exotic location. But there are many different types of travel, and our beach example is just one type: the care-free vacation. Join us as we talk to Camilo, our Chilean friend from Worldpackers, about traveling to make a difference and much more.
While Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, it’s often overlooked as a tourist destination. In this episode of the podcast, we dive into tons of interesting facts about Nicaragua, including some of the best things to do in the country.
Guatemala is a country in Central America known as the “Land of the Eternal Spring.” Join us for our third episode in our Country Spotlight series as we take a look at this incredible country full of culture, volcanos, coffee, and so much more.