Too Skint to Travel? You Needn't Be
To go travelling for a long while in Latin America, you need to have a decent amount of cash. It all depends a bit in Latin America you are exactly, but as a general rule of thumb you’ll need in the region of £20 for every day of your trip.
With that cash, you’ll be mainly travelling on the cheap – staying at hostels, eating at local restaurants, and getting around on public transport – but you’ll still be able to afford the occasional fun activity or nicer meal out.
Getting together the funds to go backpacking is definitely the least fun part of the whole adventure. Being impatient to get away never helps, and the unfortunate news is that options for earning a decent wage once you’re on the road are very limited.
How UK travellers can add a few more pennies to their backpacking budget
The best way to save up is undoubtedly to slog away in a salaried job for a little while. But, there...