Five International Trips to Take with Your Tax Refund

NatashaAfrica, Categories, Ecuador, Enlighten, Eurasia, Featured, Finance, Iceland, Indonesia, Morocco, Oceania, Scandinavia, South America, Turkey0 Comments

Income tax returns are due to the American government on April 18th, for the Aussies and Brits this date is October 31st. All over the world tax day is coming up fast! Hopefully, this means a little extra cash in your pocket from last years hard earned work. If you’ve been staring at that desktop photo of Fiji for longer than you can remember then now is the time to take that long deserved trip. Whether it be a long or short vacation go grab your lover, bestie, or family and hop on a plane.  Here are five international trips … Read More

Ecuador Backpacking Route: How to do Nine Days for under $400

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Budgeting Ecuador

Travel doesn’t always have to be expensive.  Most of the time I travel for less per day than what it would cost me at home in my own country!  This past April, I decided to take a vacation to Ecuador after finding a cheap flight on Skyscanner. Miles earned from my Barclay World Elite Mastercard paid for the $473 RT flight from New York to Quito, so my goal was to do all nine days on less than $500 on the ultimate Ecuador backpacking route. I came in significantly under budget and had a great time traveling my first South … Read More