I’ve hitchhiked in more than a handful of countries in the world.
Free walking tours — Want to learn about the city, get your bearings, and see the major sights? You can find them in 90% of the major cities in Europe, and there are also a few in large Asian cities, South America, New York, Australia, and New Zealand.
I recently spent USD for a week’s worth of groceries in Stockholm instead of an average of USD per meal eating out! If you are Couchsurfing, your host will probably have a kitchen, as do many hostels, campsites, and guesthouses. Pack your own container and silverware and make some sandwiches and salads on the go. Just because you are traveling, it doesn’t mean you need to eat out every meal.
You won’t ruin your trip to Paris if you decide not to eat out one day!
I’ve been a travel hacker for a long time and it’s what allows me to fly and stay around the world for free. There are many ways to increase your mileage balance without credit cards.
I’ve saved hundreds in Europe, and in Australia, a train pass saves a whopping 70%.
Sleep in large dorms — Large hostel dorm rooms are the cheapest paid accommodation out there.
) Here is a step-by-step guide on how to become a housesitter.
Cook your meals — The best way to save money on the road is to cook all your own meals.