Monthly Budget Summary – May 2017

Busy month travelling back from the other side of the world  Countries Explored: Australia, Singapore Beds Slept In: 4 Places Visited: Portland, Melbourne, Singapore Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 2 plane, 4 buses, 2 taxis, 0 trains, 0 boats Beers Drank: 3 Highlight: All of Singapore  Total Monthly Spend: £1,486 = £49 per day Expensive month. All due to the cost of moving Read More…

Monthly Budget Summary – April 2017

My last budget before we head home Countries Explored: Australia Beds Slept In: 3 Places Visited: Townsville, Mission Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas, Emerald, West Wyalong, Lightning Ridge, Echuca, Geelong, Portland Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 0 plane, 0 buses, 0 taxis, 0 trains, 3 boats, 1 car Beers Drank: 11 Highlight: Scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef Total Monthly Spend: £810 = £27 Read More…

Monthly Budget Summary – March 2017

First full month of travelling up the east coast. Countries Explored: Australia Beds Slept In: 8 Places Visited: Anglesea, Albury, Canberra, Sydney, Katoomba, Jenolan, Port Stephens, Emerald Beach, Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Noosa, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg, Yeppon. Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 0 plane, 0 buses, 0 taxis, 0 trains, 1 boats, 1 car Beers Drank: 9 Highlight: Swimming and chilling in Read More…

Monthly Budget Summary – February 2017

Exploring New Zealand had made this months budget a big one… Countries Explored: Australia, New Zealand Beds Slept In: 12 Places Visited: Melbourne, Auckland, Hobbition, Rotorua, Taupo, Napier, Wellington, Punakaiki, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Te Aunu, Mount Cook, Christchurch, Portland Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 2 plane, 5 buses, 0 taxis, 2 trains, 2 boats, 1 car Beers Drank: 8 Highlight: The views at Read More…

Monthly Budget Summary – January 2017

January has been a chilled month living in and exploring around Portland. I think I’ve seen every bit of the state of Victoria now, and I’m looking forward to seeing the other Aussie states along the east coast starting in March. Countries Explored:  Australia Beds Slept In: 3 Places Visited:  Portland, Warrnambool, Hamilton Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 0 plane, 0 buses, 0 Read More…

Monthly Budget Summary – November 2016

My busiest month of travel so far… Countries Explored: Philippines, Hong Kong, Australia Beds Slept In: 4 Places Visited: Malapascua Island, Cebu City, Hong Kong Island, Geelong Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 3 planes, 3 buses, 2 taxis, 7 trains, 1 boats, 2 trams, 1 car Beers Drank: 3 Highlight: Getting my PADI Advanced Open Water Total Monthly Spend: £1,291,44 = £43 per Read More…

Monthly Budget Summary – October 2016

It’s been a whirlwind month exploring 3 amazing countries. This is what it’s cost. Countries Explored: China, Japan, Philippines Beds Slept In: 13 Places Visited: Shanghai, Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Boracay, Puerto Princesa, El Nido, Cebu Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 5 plane, 9 buses, 12 taxis, 59 trains, 6 boats Beers Drank: 5 Highlight: The whole time I was in Japan Total Monthly Read More…

Monthly Budget Summery – September 2016

After spending 4 weeks back in England, the main thing I learned about the “western world” is that it’s a little more expensive… Countries Explored: England, Wales Beds Slept In: 11 Places Visited: Liverpool, Leamington Spa, Northhampton, London, Bath, Bala, Manchester, Lake District, Morecambe, Blackpool Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 1 plane, 1 car, 4 buses, 0 taxis, 10 trains, 2 boats Beers Read More…

Monthly Budget Summary – August 2016

Vietnam is by far my favourite country I’ve explored in South East Asia so far. And, as it turns out, the cheapest… Countries Explored: Vietnam Beds Slept In: 20 Places Visited: Ho Chi Minh, Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha, Nimh Binh, Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Sapa Planes/Buses/Taxis/Trains/Boats Taken: 0 planes, 17 buses, 6 taxis, 0 trains, Read More…