When Amanda Fink discovered the job that would allow her to travel the world and save money doing it, she figured it was a scam.
“It sounds too good to be true, but I’ll apply,” thought Fink, who was then about to graduate college and Googling for jobs at her apartment in Orlando, Fla.
After a few interviews, the now 22-year-old nabbed the position, which involved tutoring Chinese children in English over online video conference. Over the past two-plus years, the work-anywhere job has allowed Fink to travel to the street markets of Northern Thailand, the lush beaches of Bali, and the bustle of Hong Kong — while stashing away roughly $10,000 in her bank account.
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I’ve been coming across this story in various articles across the internet as many people seem to be intrigued with the idea of something like a “spend nothing” year. But for travel bugs it could very well be the thought of actually saving for that “bucket list” trip we’ve all dreamed of that might encourage us to be willing to do something many consider extreme.
This article helps you figure out a less extreme way of perhaps saving just enough for that dream tip. Give it a peek if you think you could use some guidance on figuring out the easier things to cut back on.
Tip: put some photos or travel brochures of your dream location all around, on the fridge, in the car, on your desk, for inspiration!
One woman saved more than $20,000 in a year by cutting most of her spending. You can do it, too.
Source: How to Spend Less so You Can Travel More | Travel + Leisure