Curious about the financial side of a RTW trip? Here’s a little about setting a RTW budget (including how we pulled it off in cash) and our total RTW expenditure. Our travel style is budget comfortable – we’re frugal but not hardcore backpackers.
Or dive into more by each region (click through on each image):
Would I do it over again? In a heartbeat.
Would I do a second RTW trip? Yes, but probably a shorter one, and moving a lot slower.
As for my thoughts on coming home and settling down after long-term travel, you’ll find those here.
Below is my original travel bucket list from 2009. Click on images for the source.
Staycation on Waiheke (fixated on the idea ever since seeing these packages)
Stay in a spa room at the Duxton Hotel
Camp by the Kai Iwi Lakes Road trip of the South Island
Skiing in Queenstown
Visit NYC DC Eat Cajun food in Louisiana and cheese steak in Philly Boston
a trip back to Malaysia (and maybe Singapore) for eating and shopping Thailand
The Whitsundays / Great Barrier Reef
Gold Coast (theme parks!!!)