10 Things I Do To Afford Travel

10 things I do to afford travel

Happy August Everyone! I can’t believe it’s already mid-august. Time is flying by so fast. I am so excited that I’ve reached over 1,000 views in my first month of starting this blog! Thank you to everyone who takes the time to read my posts! As many of you may know, Adam and I are leaving for Europe in 2 weeks!! After I graduated college I decided I wanted to travel to be a top priority in my life, but I honestly never thought I would go backpacking in Europe! When I first met Adam, he had recently returned from a solo backpacking trip around Europe. I told him he was so crazy and I would never do that. But, I had a change of heart (primarily due to a quarter life crisis) and now we are on our merry way to Europe soon. At first, trying to plan a 2-week trip overseas can be really intimidating.  Plane tickets, food, lodging, and activities can be so expensive. Plus, I live in one of the most expensive cities in the US, have student loans, a car payment, and more! However, I don’t want to keep making excuses and let those reasons hold me back. Here are 10 things I do to afford travel.

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How I Graduated College Early and Saved $93,845

How I Graduated college early and saved $93,845

A little background about my upbringing… No one in my family had a college degree before I was born. My mom, who was a teen mom, attended college when I was in preschool-elementary school. I remember attending class with her in the HUGE lecture halls during the summer. I could write a whole separate post about the inspiration & experiences I had during those times. My dad also made it a huge priority to focus on my education. We read together all the time so that my reading level was way above my peers, and there were big consequences if I didn’t “exceed expectations” in school. Needless to say, I knew from a very young age I was going to graduate with a Bachelors Degree much earlier than most people. With that being said, here’s how I graduated college early and saved $93,845 before the age of 21. Read more