We have often been asked this question: "How is your journey organized?"... And we had a hard time answering it: leaving all behind us without a travel guide and traveling day by day, our journey was anything but organized!... So how we build our route? We finally came up with some answers, which I hope will inspire you!
Preparations & Tips
Julien and I have always wanted to travel on our own, as soon as we became independent. The problem is that we have too often been told that stopping everything to travel would harm us in our professional life. So we're going to make it clear: no, traveling is not a waste of time!
As an ex active city lady who has become an adventuress, it has not always been easy for me to go on an adventure - you know, the one with a big A... With hindsight and experience, I realized that I had a lot to say, a few tips and tricks to share to my fellow sisters. So I wrote this guide!
"How much does your trip cost?" "How do you finance it?" Here are the most common questions people asked us while traveling. And even if we are a little annoyed to hear them, they deserve to be asked... Because you have to know that a World Tour, contrary to what you think, is accessible to all budgets - and our way of traveling is perfect for low budget travelers!
Our photos & videos have caught your eye and you too would like to capture beautiful images while traveling, without being loaded like a moving van? Julien takes the hand on this post to explain all this to you!.....
Even if we spend little on travel, we use our savings to cover our visa and food costs mainly. So we had to find a solution to access our savings remotely, and exchange our currency easily. But how can you reduce bank fees and manage your account while travelling? Good question! Unless you have decided to travel without money, there are very simple, practical and reliable solutions to avoid issues... and bank fees abroad!
Because traveling in good health is resting (let's be honest, who wants to be bedridden for several days in a foreign country ?!) we decided after some talks to take some precautionary measures before leaving - even if these solutions can be expensive and questionable!... Let us guide you through our experience and with our follow-up advices!
While traveling, communicating and being understood can quickly become a real headache, especially when you or your interlocutor do not speak the same language! After several months on the road, we wanted to share our tips for communicating, from our own experience. And contrary to what you think, learning to communicate is not an insurmountable task!
Travel advice for (un)connected and budget travelers: Here is our list with our best tools and apps! And good news: most of them have an offline access! But first, make sure to make room on your smartphone and download applications that interest you before traveling... Some are no longer available for download in other countries. Have a nice trip!
"What should I put in my backpack?" is the question that replaced our daily "What am I going to wear today?" Switching from city life to a nomadic lifestyle is not easy at all nor obvious! We decided to share with you all our thoughts, tips and advice to prepare your backpack. In one word: how to have an optimized backback, tested and approved in all seasons and circumstances!
O joys of administration and all travel preparations! Far from being a pleasant time, it's nonetheless an essential step. We therefore disciplined ourselves to be organized and motivated enough to establish a schedule summarizing the essential steps by priority. An efficient planning which has been rather successful, and that could help you too!