“To travel hopefully is better than to arrive” – Robert Louis Stevenson The day has arrived – after months and even years of discussing, planning, and executing, our Round the World trip starts now! We’ve packed and moved the last couple of weeks, and my last day of work was last Friday. I can’t believe…

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# Around the World Trip Posts

Overall score (Dan) = B Overall score (Jocelyn) = A- Total days = 24 nights, 25 days Total cost = $4,508 Cost per day = $180 / day Flight costs = $1,100 each, but total ticket also got us to French Polynesia Areas visited: New Zealand – North and South Island Summary We were pretty…

Australia spending summary Overall score (Dan) = B- Overall score (Jocelyn) = B Total days = 25 nights, 26 days Total cost = $5,270 Cost per day = $203 / day Flight costs = $470 for two flights from Christchurch Summary Our expectations for Australia were surprisingly low after the great time we had in…

Indonesia Spending Summary Overall score (Dan) = B Overall score (Jocelyn) = B Total days = 7 nights,7 days Total cost = $825 Cost per day = $118 / day Flight costs = $913 for two flights from Brisbane Summary Indonesia was our first dip into our three month journey of Southeastern Asia. We had…

How Much Did We Spend in Malaysia? Overall score (Dan) = A Overall score (Jocelyn) = B Total days = 15 nights, 16 days Total cost = $1,580 Cost per day = $98.75/day Flight costs = $122 for two flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur Summary We finally got under $100/day for total spending!! As…

Overall score (Dan) = B- Overall score (Jocelyn) = B- Total days = 8 nights, 9 days Total cost = $889 Cost per day = $98.78/day Flight costs = None, took the bus from Bangkok Cambodia Spending Summary We didn’t know what to expect from Cambodia, but from the beginning it was always one of…

Overall score (Dan) = B+ Overall score (Jocelyn) = A- Total days = 15 nights, 16 days Total cost = $1,672 Cost per day = $105/day Flight costs = Took the bus from Phnom Penh, Cambodia Cities visited = Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, Sapa, Ha Long Bay

Overall score (Dan) = A Overall score (Jocelyn) = A Total days = 8 nights, 9 days Total cost = $740 Cost per day = $82/day Flight costs = Took flight from Hanoi to Vientiane ($175/each) Cities visited: Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang, Pakbeng, Huay Xai

Thailand Spending Summary Overall score (Dan) = A Overall score (Jocelyn) = B Total days = 24 nights, 25 days Total cost = $1,916 Cost per day = $76.6 / day Flight costs = none, took train in from Malaysia Cities visited: Krabi, Railay Beach, Bangkok, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai Summary Thailand is the most…

Myanmar Spending Summary Overall score (Dan) = C Overall score (Jocelyn) = C Total days = 6 nights, 7 days Total cost = $1,182 Cost per day = $169 / day Flight costs = $450 R/T from Bangkok Cities visited: Yangon, Inle Lake, Bagan Summary Myanmar or Burma; regardless of the name, it’s a place…

Overall score (Dan) = A Overall score (Jocelyn) = B Total days = 8 nights, 9 days Total cost = $813 Cost per day = $91 / day Flight costs = $540 one-way from Bangkok Cities visited: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi Summary India will have the largest population in the world within five years when…

Overall score (Dan) = C- Overall score (Jocelyn) = D Total days = 6 nights, 7 days Total cost = $914 Cost per day = $131 / day Flight costs = $170 one-way from Delhi Cities visited: Pokhara, Kathmandu (trekked through three small villages) Summary Nepal quickly jumped to one of our favorite countries we’ve…

Overall score (Dan) = B Overall score (Jocelyn) = C Total days = 13 nights, 14 days Total cost = $1,943 Cost per day = $139 / day Flight costs = $540 one-way from Delhi Cities visited: Yangshuo, Guilin, Xi’An, Beijing (also including Hong Kong and Macao in this report) Summary Our previous experience with…

Overall score (Dan) = D Overall score (Jocelyn) = B+ Total days = 3 nights, 4 days Total cost = $777 Cost per day = $194 / day Flight costs = $1,040 one-way from Beijing Cities visited: Vienna Summary Originally, I wasn’t going to review our spending in Vienna because it was such a quick…

Overall score (Dan) = A Overall score (Jocelyn) = B Total days = 21 nights, 22 days Total cost = $2,722 Cost per day = $124 / day Flight costs = Bus from Vienna to Zagreb, $150 in flights to Dubrovnik Cities visited: Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Zadar, Novigrad, Zagreb Summary As we continued our…