What is a realistic budget for traveling?

The first thing to do when planning a realistic budget is to work out how much money you can actually afford to use. Work out how much money you can put aside after your earnings have paid the bills and finalize an amount that you can realistically save for travelling. If you already have money saved up, then use this as your budget. Now you have decided on a budget, you can now decide on where you want to go and what you can afford based on your budget. (more…)