Month: May 2017

How to Travel on a Budget

My urge to travel began in 2014 when I was scrolling through my friends Instagram feed and saw her adventures in Italy. I remember sitting down and saying to myself, ” I wish I could travel to Paris.” Just saying it out loud made me realize how foolish that sounded. I realized I was restricting myself from seeing the world because I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to afford it. After thinking about it all day and speaking to my boyfriend about it, we decided that it was time to take that next step and figure it out along the way. A few months later, our plans to travel the world were coming true. I’ll be honest, we didn’t know how to prepare for a trip, and we weren’t expecting our tickets to be worth $1700 each! With only six months before our trip, we could not find anything cheaper, so we settled and went for it. We were fortunate enough to have a friend that lived out in Paris, which eliminated the hotel …