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Keeping up with the Omars – Our Brunei budget

Arriving in a country built on oil and home to a crazy rich sultan who had his pants pulled down for the worlds most expensive haircut at 24,000 usd we weren’t sure how far our pennies would go, however once in Brunei you realise not everyone is profiting from the land and there are still … Continue reading »

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Money madness in Malaysia

A wildlife lovers paradise, Claire had been dreaming of going to Borneo ever since she was rescuing worms in the garden, naked. While in Malaysia and Borneo we were to be real life David Attenborough’s exploring some of the worlds best dive sites at Sipadan to the steamy jungles of Borneo. Hopefully Malaysia wouldn’t put … Continue reading »

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Running out of rupees, our Nepal budget

When it comes to activities Nepal has it all, trekking, rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping the works, so after a couple of days planning our next 6 weeks we knew that we’d probably leave Nepal having spent more than we were hoping. After all, the activities we would be doing were at a fraction of the … Continue reading »

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Sharing a squatter, India on the cheap

We arrived in India having spent the best part of 6 weeks on the road, so we knew if we wanted to stay away we’d have to curb our spending as much as possible. As ever we wanted to do anything and everything in India All daily prices below are for the 2 of us … Continue reading »

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Racking up the rupees, our Sri Lankan spend

After 2 days in Sri Lanka and already parting with more rupees than we’d wished, it was apparent we’d have to start keeping tabs on our money or we’d be back to crossing that Gibraltar runway twice a day with the rest of the ants in the world. We headed to Sri Lanka with no … Continue reading »

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Having between us wasted approximately 22 years doing the most boring and tedious job there is, we thought we might as well put in to practice some things we’ve learnt from our previous careers. The maths are pretty simple, we have a certain amount of money to last us our trip, once its gone we … Continue reading »

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