We’re back. After six months of complete freedom, swanning around Europe and Asia doing exactly as we please, we are back home to New Zealand. And boy did we land with a bump.
In this weeks show we wanted to share the realities of long term travel. Give you a glimpse into the nitty gritty truths of what returning home to normal life after being on the road for six months looks and feels like.
This show is dedicated to our beautiful girl Pandora. The best cat a family could ever ask for. RIP sweet girl.
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Total Cost to Travel Europe & Asia For 6 Months
We talk about this briefly on the show but I wanted you to know the exact cost of our 6 month trip.
Our total cost for the six months trip came in at $33,000 NZD. That’s an average of $176 NZD a day (excluding flight). This included, accommodation, food, petrol and entertainment.
This is $20,000 USD and £17,000.
I think that you’ll agree that this is pretty incredible.
We were able to make massive savings by housesitting. When we evaluated our costs we discovered that housesitting (in the UK and Europe) saved us approximately $16,000 USD.
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