Trip Finances

Financial Update After 1-Year of Travel

by Jason

Our return to San Francisco last week marked the end of our 352-day journey through Asia. And now that the trip is officially over, it’s time for another financial update.

Financial Update – 9 Months of Travel

by Jason

With just about 2 months left until we head back home, I thought this would be a good time to do a financial update and let you know where we stand. For those who don’t know, we saved $50,000 for our planned year-long trip. We initially thought we would need around $125 per day. However, […]

Budget Update from Seoul

by Jason

Sharon and I left our cubicles nearly 5 months ago and are currently residing in our 6th country of the trip. We’ve now entered a completely different phase of the trip, as we’ve settled down into an apartment in Seoul for the next few months. Now that our initial traveling portion of our trip is […]

Automating Our Travel Budget

by Jason

In a previous post I discussed how Sharon and I saved $50,000 and are now traveling for the next year (minimum). The key to our success with this goal was automating our savings plan. In this post, I explain how we plan on keeping our spending and budget in check the exact same way. The […]

Money Update – Through 2 Weeks

by Jason

I plan on posting a more extensive update on how we will be managing our money during the year-long trip, but for now I’d like to give an update on how the money situation went the first couple of weeks. For the trip, Sharon and I saved $50,000. Divided by 365, this gives us $137 […]

How we saved $50,000 and are now traveling for a year

by Jason

I’ve had a few questions recently regarding how much money Sharon and I have saved for the trip. Between both Sharon and myself, we were able to save $50,000. It’s difficult to say exactly how long this took. All of the stock I’ve accumulated with my company went into the trip savings, but roughly, it […]