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Hi we're Cara and Justin, expats in China on a mission to travel the world on a budget, find off-the-beaten path destinations, and immerse ourselves in the local culture. We share stories, travel guides, tips and photographs from around the world to inspire and help you to create your own adventure, wherever in the world you may be.

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Need some ideas on how to make that dream trip of yours affordable enough to actually come to life?

I got you. Luckily for you, there’s a whole slew of ways you can save money on your trip without cramping your style or taking away from the experience in any way, shape, or form.

Welcome to part 2 of our series, How to Travel the World Even When You’re Broke AF. If you need to stockpile some mon...

Have you always wanted to travel the world, but could never afford it?

If so, I totally get it. I used to see photos online of these incredibly picturesque places, and read stories of people having the time of their lives going on far off adventures like meeting nomadic reindeer herders in Mongolia, wine tasting in Tuscany, or feeding elephants in Thailand and think, “Wow, if only I could do so...

Elephant Nature Park’s weekly volunteer program is the highlight of many travelers’ trips to Thailand. Honestly, I can say without a doubt that volunteering at Elephant Nature Park was not just the highlight of my trip to Thailand, but my entire year of travels.

People can sometimes make lofty claims on their website, but when Elephant Nature Park says that at the end of the week “many people w...

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