Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me That?!

You hear this phrase a lot among international travelers and see it a lot in comments online. “Why didn’t anyone tell me that?”

Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me That?In a way this blog started out as a way for me to give people a heads up on things they needed to know before they went traveling around the world. I had been on the road for three of the past four years before I got a real job and had a kid, so I had learned plenty along the way. Eventually I put out a book then another, got articles published, and started getting quoted a lot in the media for my advice.

Today I write more about traveling well for less and living abroad, but a lot of my readers are still those first-time round-the-world travelers getting ready for the big journey. Last year I compiled some of the best preparation columns from here and put them into an e-book that was included in the Paradise Pack.

People who didn’t buy that bundle never had a chance to get it though. After getting some good feedback from those who did, I’ve decided to release it commercially. You can get a Kindle version from Amazon or a PDF version from Gumroad. It’s on sale right now for a buck off, but it will eventually settle on the price of $4.99. I figure if this 52-page book isn’t worth what you probably earn in 15 minutes or less, the price of a craft beer, then I’m a pretty lousy advice giver.

Get it at Amazon

Or a PDF at Gumroad


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Here’s what you’ll learn:

– How getting creative with your flight options can save hundreds of dollars
– How to plan the perfect round-the-world trip
– Useful travel gear that won’t cost a bundle
– How to prepare for onward ticket requirements
– How to get the best deal on adventure tours
– Where the cheap travel clusters are around the world
– Which costs get drastically cheaper when you leave your own country
– Which unexpected expenses to factor in for your trip around the world
– How to tackle the three biggest travel budget killers
– How to make money when traveling or living abroad
– Why most friends aren’t going to get your long-term travel plans
– How to find a place to stay for a month or more
– Which countries are the best for putting down roots cheaply

Interested? Click the links above for a kindle version or PDF of Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me That?!

Comments
  1. Gary

    Hope it sells well … some people need all the help they can get on the road!

  2. Daniél Lecoq

    Thanks.
    It seems to be a funny and/or informational read.
    So, I had some Amazon credit to use…

  3. Tubeman777

    Lol its part and parcel of being a travel…
    Good article though reminds us all

  4. same day jaipur tour by car

    Thanks for helping us just by sharing your blog, great work done by you. Keep it up.

  5. Agness of aTukTuk

    I have been asking these questions for a while now and it happens quite often! Travel is an awesome and challenging experience!

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