Financing a family gap year: managing your daily budget

In this blog, I'll explain in detail what our daily budget looks like, how we've allocated amounts to different categories like transport, accommodation and eating out; and how we ensure that we record all that is spent. I'll also cover how we are tracking against our budget across the categories, how our spend compares across the countries that we've travelled in and what we would do differently next time. Interested? Read on!

Bali volcano: What you need to know

Last week, the Indonesian authorities announced the highest possible alert warning for a volcano. But what does this mean for the tens of thousands of travellers planning to visit the island? What about those people that are already here? Find out all you need to know about a potential eruption here.