As you can see, before i took on a plane to San Paulo in February 2015, there was neither a "millionaire" stage in my life, nor had i a stable remote job. It was rather a long chain of interconnected events, special people and funny circumstances, that slowly made me go. The only thing i was doing is trying to let it flow and let life happen to me.
What about money then? If not a million, how much do you, actually, need to set up on a long-term traveling?
Unfortunately, i haven't been that courageous as many other people i met on the way, who left their houses with a backpack, one-way ticket and 50$ in their pocket. Or, to be more precise, at that moment i just didn't know how easy it is. I managed to save a thousand bucks for every out of the 6 months abroad as a safety pillow and was doing some occasional freelance job as well. Reality check showed that i could get along with one third of these money.
But, fortunately, i was ready for a minimum level of comfort in exchange for a good company and an adventure, i was open enough to try alternative ways to cut on costs during the trip
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) and i have been crazy enough to change initial plans and embrace uncertainty, when i cancelled my return ticket, left my suit-case behind and started a bicycle trip. Since then it was a wonderful journey around many countries in South and Central America, backpacking, cycling, hitchhiking, volunteering, and i don't have plans to stop any time soon.