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Our Extensive Travel List to Prepare for Long-Term Travel Internationally and Domestically

There’s more to long-term travel than simply finding the perfect gear and taking off. A solid, well planned foundation can avoid or mitigate many problems that could arise while living life on the road as a digital nomad, long-term traveler, or full-time house sitter.

When it comes to finances, medical care, travel and medical insurance, mail delivery, data and personal security, entertainment, phone service, and so much more, you’re going to want to be prepared ahead of time so that you can free up your time and be able to fully explore and enjoy your travel adventures! Read on for our extensive travel list and ideas for long-term travel…

Our Budget for 1 Year of Continual Travel Abroad | 3 Continents, 23 Countries, and 60 Cities… and You Spent How Much?!

Our budget as a couple for one year of continual travel abroad might astound you! We’ve included all of our expenses, like health insurance, hotels and lodging, food, plane tickets, buses and trains, sightseeing, tours, etc. So, if you want to know how much we spent for a full year, or if you simply want to learn our budget tips, read on!

The Ultimate Mattress Run | Hacking Hotel Rewards for Free Rooms with Hilton!

Learn how we took travel award hacking to the extreme and got 41 hotel room nights free with Hilton using hotel rewards and promotions. And, we’re not just talking zero cash out of pocket, we used less than 65 reward points per night on a normally 5,000 point room. Not only did we essentially stay free, we also extended our Hilton Honors Diamond Status for another year!

The Comforts of Home We Miss While On the Road

We embarked on this year of travel, knowing that many of the comforts of home we’d grown accustom to wouldn't be available on our trip. Either the sheer circumstance of not being in our own home, or the fact that our bags can only fit so much stuff, meant that we were going to need to manage without a lot of 'stuff' we were used to having for the next year or so. Of course, we knew this going into it, so it wasn't a surprise to us.