The location independent life can involve full-time travel, no travel, or any combination thereof. In 2019 I maintained a home base while traveling half the year. Thus, this is not a travel budget, but rather, a LIFE budget.
Annual Expense & Income Reviews
I've been tracking my annual income (and its sources), along with my expenses (like, every single penny I spend - for business and pleasure) for years. And every year I publish them, right here.
Draw whatever conclusions you wish....I don't make enough money....I spend too much money.....there are many different travel and career styles. Regardless, the reality is that I prove it's possible to travel full-time in a financially sustainable way! Check it out for yourself.
Here is a breakdown of my 2019 Location Independent Income, along with an analysis of how this year compares to others, and what’s in store for 2020.
Here’s a summary of where I went in 2019; how my travels have changed and been redefined over the years….and how they may continue to change in future.
In this article, I outline my location independent income for 2018 along with income sources, income trends over the years, and future business plans.
Here is my 2018 travel expenses report, with summaries and a monthly breakdown of expenses that not only include the cost of full-time travel, but LIFE.
Welcome to my 2017 income report! Every year I publish my annual income and expenses demonstrating that my lifestyle of full-time travel is financially sustainable. Here is my 2017 income report, reflecting a year of big struggles, and preceding a year of big change.
Every year I publish annual expense reports of my cost of full-time travel (including absolutely every penny spent). What I spent in 2017 was a hair under my “sweet spot”, and a lot less than most people would think full-time travel would cost. Check it out!
I’ve been earning a location independent living for 10 years, and publishing the results for the last 6. Here’s what I made in 2016, and what my overall business plans are for 2017.
For the 7th year in a row, I’m publishing my full-time travel expenses! Here’s an uncensored breakdown of every penny I spent in 2016, traveling full-time.
Earning income while traveling can take many forms, and can accommodate many lifestyles. This post is an example of how it can be done, with real numbers and full disclosure!
Following is an uncensored breakdown of my cost of full time travel in 2015, which included life in Peru and travel to 6 countries.
Every year, I publish my annual cost of full-time travel as well as my income. Here’s my 2014 income, where it came from, and what’s on tap for 2015.
What does it cost to travel full-time? That answer varies, as it has for me over the years. Here’s my cost of full-time travel in 2014.
Financially sustainable travel is a delicate balancing act between managing income and expenses on the road. Here is an explanation of my 2013 income.
Here’s my full uncensored cost of full-time travel in 2013 – an expensive and rough year for me; testament to life happening we’re while busy making plans.
Behold a detailed breakdown of my cost of full-time travel in 2012. It’s considerably higher than previous years. Here’s why:
Despite my best efforts(!), my 2012 income was almost double my 2011 income. Here’s what I earned, how I did it, and why it’s all a bit fickle.
After outlining my exact 2011 income, I explain why I choose not to make more money, and how I still manage to live the “high life” on a part-time income!
I travel full-time in a financially sustainable way. I’ve showed you how to live on $17k/year or less on the road; now here’s a look at how I earn that money.
Want to know how much it costs to travel full-time? Read this post to find out exactly how much money I spent in 2011, traversing 13 countries and 73,000kms.
Here’s my cost of full-time travel in 2010 visiting 9 countries…you might be surprised by it… In 2010, I set foot in nine different countries and had dozens of varied experiences. (Click here for a video and summary of my 2010 travel adventures). Since I claim to travel in a financially sustainable manner, it’s only […]