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How to Travel on a Budget as an Entry Level Employee

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How to Travel on a Budget as an Entry Level Employee

As a recent college graduate or young professional, personal development and career readiness are usually a top priority during early adulthood. With that comes the task of finding a job in your field of study and interest. It is essential to give yourself time to get acclimated to your new work environment so you can easily begin making connections and finding common ground with your new peers. Making a great first impression is something that can help build your confidence in the workplace. These times can be stressful for some, and it’s imperative to take additional time for yourself. Reading...

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Travel Expense Trackers That Track Your Spending Across Multiple Currencies

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Travel Expense Trackers That Track Your Spending Across Multiple Currencies

For travelers and digital nomads who frequently move between countries, currency changes can be confusing at the best of times. Between hundreds of US dollars, thousands of Japanese yen and millions of Vietnamese dong (and that’s just one example), keeping track of your spending poses a potential challenge, even for the most financially fit voyager. To make things easier, we’ve compiled five of the best travel expense trackers who aren’t keen on doing the mental gymnastics that come with manually converting each and every travel expense. Trail Wallet Trail Wallet was conceived by full-time travelers Simon Fairbairn and Erin McNeaney as...

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No Pain, No Plane: The Masochism of Budget Airlines

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No Pain, No Plane: The Masochism of Budget Airlines

The airplane industry is at the forefront of making world travel possible for the average person. It is incredible that you can jump on a flying vehicle and be transported to another country, sometimes for just a few dollars. A Ryanair flight in Europe will regularly set you back no more than $25, taking you as far as London to Warsaw and back again. In the United States, there is speculation that new JetBlue routes from New York to London are pulling down the fares of other airlines by up to 12%. There is a race to the bottom, with...

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How Much Money Do Digital Nomads Spend In One Year?

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How Much Money Do Digital Nomads Spend In One Year?

Once you’ve landed a remote job, there’s a curious combination of nervousness and excitement that settles when thinking about your finances. Great -- I can work from anywhere -- but where exactly is anywhere? How much will it cost? Juggling the expenses of flights, visas, accommodations, and the ungodly amount of street tacos you’re going to consume is no small feat. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We dished the question out to nomads to get a feel for how much they spent on their first year of international travel, and here’s what we found.   Yearly Cost of Accommodations...

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