How's it goin'? David here - a full time homosexual type who's a bit keen on travel. On December 31st 2012, I flew to Bangkok to kick off a massive travel adventure. Expect posts about hot locals, dodgy gay bars, and how the humidity is messin' with my hair.


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Posts tagged "Budgeting"
Budget Diaries: One month backpacking in Malaysia

Budget Diaries: One month backpacking in Malaysia

While travelling, I have been keeping note of absolutely all my outgoings. I am pretty darn terrible at managing money, so this practice has been extremely worthwhile and as a result I am much more financially savvy than I was 8 months ago. This instalment of my Budget Diaries takes you through one month of...
Budgeting tips for backpacking in Singapore

Budgeting tips for backpacking in Singapore

Singapore has earned itself a reputation as an expensive place to visit, and thus many backpackers will only land in the city state for a 24 hour stop-over. And to be honest, Singapore can be pretty expensive. I know because during one week in Singapore, I spent what I would spend in three weeks elsewhere...
Budget Diaries: The cost of living in Phnom Penh

Budget Diaries: The cost of living in Phnom Penh

While travelling, I’ve been jotting down all of my expenditure. I’m not the best at managing money, so this practice has been really worthwhile and 7 months into my trip I think I’m much more financially savvy. In the past, I have broken down my expenditure across a month in one country, but this time,...
Budget Diaries: One month of spending in Cambodia

Budget Diaries: One month of spending in Cambodia

The latest of my budgeting installments takes on Cambodia. While I’ve been travelling, I’ve noted down absolutely everything I’ve spent. I’ve taken to doing this partly out of curiosity and partly because I am a backpacker travelling on a minimal budget and I need to be aware of what I’m spending my money on and...
Budget diaries: One month in Laos

Budget diaries: One month in Laos

At home in London, I am more than a little bit shit at keeping on top of my finances. But I knew before strapping on my backpack and setting off for Asia, that I would have to be a little more responsible with my spending in order to give this backpacking thing a decent shot....
Budget diaries: One month in north Thailand and Isaan

Budget diaries: One month in north Thailand and Isaan

Here we go. My budget diaries saga continues as I attempt to travel on a very limited budget. As I expressed in my last budgeting post that covered the south of Thailand and Bangkok, I am piss poor at managing my finances, but I am making a concerted effort to be better with money and...
Budget diaries: One month of spending in Thailand

Budget diaries: One month of spending in Thailand

It would not be a great exaggeration of the truth to say that I’m not brilliant with money. As I travel I’m having to pay off loans that I took out years ago in England. The loans were basically in aid of me enjoying my twenties and I pissed all the money up the wall....