10 Tips to Travel Abroad on a Budget (for Weeks at a Time)

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For many people, international travel is a bucket-list item. The idea of traveling the world can be alluring, but isn’t it expensive? Well, it doesn’t have to break your budget.

Today, we’re going to talk about how you can travel abroad on a budget — and maybe even do it for weeks at a time.

That’s what this week’s “Money!” podcast is about. As usual, my co-host will be Money Talks News founder Stacy Johnson. Listening in and sometimes contributing is producer and novice investor Aaron Freeman.

Our special guest today is money expert and frequent traveler Martin Dasko, founder of the financial education website Studenomics.

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Martin just got back from spending time in Mexico and Colombia — and doing it on the cheap. He routinely travels for weeks at a time during the winter months as a way to escape the snow and cold in Canada. Find out how he does it — and get tips for how to travel abroad on a budget — by listening to this week’s podcast.

How to travel abroad on a budget

If you’re looking for some ideas for traveling abroad while on a budget, Martin and I share our stories of frequent slow travel. Plus, we have some additional resources to help you find the perfect places to go:

Tips for saving up money for travel

Whether you’re traveling abroad or staying closer to home, our podcast episode is full of great ideas for saving money on travel. Here are some additional resources that can help you make the most of your next trip.

Meet this week’s guest, Martin Dasko

Martin Dasko, founder of Studenomics
Martin Dasko / Money Talks News

Martin Dasko has been blogging about personal finance since 2008, when he was a student who just wanted some money to have fun.

Martin has been helping readers figure out the confusing world of money management without missing out on the party since then. Martin helps you with saving money, building wealth, and finding ways to make more money.

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About the hosts

Stacy Johnson founded Money Talks News in 1991. He’s a CPA, and has also earned licenses in stocks, commodities, options principal, mutual funds, life insurance, securities supervisor and real estate.

Miranda Marquit, MBA, is a financial expert, writer and speaker. She’s been covering personal finance and investing topics for almost 20 years. When not writing and podcasting, she enjoys travel, reading and the outdoors.

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