Category: Finances

Backpacking supplies – part 2

After purchasing the larger items necessary to go on our first backpacking trip, we still had a long shopping list of smaller items to pickup to do it right. While keeping weight as a priority we did not go for the uber high end titanium gear, but a fair share...

Backpacking supplies – part 1

We had nothing at all when it came to backpacking supplies. Starting from scratch as we did, we had to buy pretty much everything, and we did so within two weeks of our first trip into the wild – backpacks, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, a tent, and even all the...

The cost of a month in Baja

It has been a while since I did a “cost of” post detailing the finances of living a minimalist and nomadic life. Since we crossed the border deep into the month of January, I held off until February as it is the first full month of Baja spending. Unfortunately, it...

Cost of living in a van 2014

Cost of living in a van 2014

I have not been posting my monthly finances as of late, mainly because they have been pretty boring with the long stretch of urban camping this year. I spent more than nine months sitting still this year with only about 10 weeks of traveling [in the van], so the year...