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HOW MUCH IT COST US TO TRAVEL THE WORLD

It’s time for us to answer the question you’re all wondering — how much did we end up spending to travel the world? First, let's break down the costs into the five “legs” of our trip, grouping...
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OUR ROUND THE WORLD ROUTE

With a one-way ticket in hand, we left home in the United States and flew to Tokyo and beyond in May 2014. Our year-long global journey took us to 26 countries and 78 cities around the world with just...
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HIS & HER PACKING LISTS

What do you pack when you're going to be gone for a year? We're not 100% sure, but we're working on it. Check out our final packing lists complete with pictures here: Mark's Packing List and Britnee's...
Traveling in my 30s

THE GRAND TOUR: TRAVELING IN MY 30s

"In the United States, the practice of taking a "year off" remains the exception. Taking a year out has recently become slightly more common for Americans, with prevailing reasons as a feeling of being burned...
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HOW WE SAVED $40,000 TO TRAVEL THE WORLD

The idea of long-term travel has been in our minds for several years, but we didn't start laying out a plan to fund it until two years ago. After researching other travel bloggers' budgets and crunching...
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WHY I’M QUITTING MY JOB TO TRAVEL

If someone told me ten years ago that I'd travel the world for a year, I wouldn't have believed it. I grew up as one of those people who had little desire to leave the comforts of home. Growing up, I can...