Category: travel

10 Tips to Budget for Your Next Big Trip

While it can be easier planning your next big trip or vacation, the tougher part is budgeting for the upcoming vacation.  Now that you have a perfect holiday destination taking shape in your mind, it becomes essential to have a look at your funds and figure out roughly how much the trip is going to cost you.

After all, budgeting is a lot better than running out of money midway of your trip or making compromises. Do not let cash shortages spoil all the fun, and the sooner you start with your planning, the better it would be.

Here are some useful tips for your next big trip.

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What You Could Get in Portland for $10 – Real Portland Experience Within the Budget!

Hi everyone! 🙂

Apparently, this week we’re still covering an area in the northern part of America. And this time, we’re flying to Portland in Oregon to see how far you could get with your $10 USD banknote around there.

Yes, in the past few months, we’ve got a lot of submissions to cover various cities in the United States. After covering New Orleans a few weeks ago, you might as well want to check out what cities you could explore with your $10 bill in America.

So in this opportunity, I’m excited to have John Paul from The Hangry Backpacker on this week’s series to see what you could do within the budget. So, is Portland expensive to travel around? Check it out then!

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A Guide for City Dwellers in Kota Kinabalu: Enjoying the City for a Day Without Stopping by Mount Kinabalu

Whenever you heard the word Kinabalu, I suppose you’d be more familiar to the highest peak of Borneo: Mount Kinabalu. It is one of the world heritage sites in which some consider a must visit place when in Borneo. In fact, it was also one of the places that I wanted to go long before I planned out my trip to Borneo.

However, I decided to skip Mount Kinabalu and focus on the city of Kota Kinabalu instead. For so many reasons.

I mean, a few years back I felt like I wanted to go since I was still in the mainstream mood to follow the hypes. You know, YOLO stuff. But as of now, my consideration is more than just YOLO stuff. It also has something to do whether I’m gonna enjoy it or I do it just for the sake of people telling you to do it.

Easy for me, as the packaged tour to Mount Kinabalu from Kota Kinabalu kinda stopped myself from going to the mount itself. I figure, I might not be the only one who could just skip Mount Kinabalu during my Borneo trip.

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What You Could Get in Playa del Carmen for $10 – How to Spend Your Money Around the Yucatan Peninsula

Hello, everyone!

In case you haven’t read my post on the couple travelers who spark joy, then I’m excited to tell you that on this week’s $10 series, one of the couples would cover a coastal resort town in Mexico.

Yes, Mayuri from To Some Place New is here to share how you could spend your $10 in Playa del Carmen!

After we covered Mazatlan recently, I’m so excited to see so many alternatives you could do in Mexico on budget. So, here we go! 😀

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