After years of office work, I recently decided that I needed a bit of adventure in my life. After spending some time researching countries, visas and travel costs, I quickly realised that I had some serious saving to do.
For my flights, visa and first week of accommodation in Australia I needed to save £1200. Okay so I probably could have found cheaper accommodation but I want to start with a bang before I rough it in the hostels of Australasia. Saving the money for this trip isn’t easy, and I’m basically spending my weekends watching TV and going on walks. I’ve stopped drinking out, eating out and I’m working as much as I possibly can, sometimes even at weekends. It takes a lot of willpower to save for a big trip, but I’m nearly there.