Getting Started

Getting ready to embark on an epic journey around the world can be a daunting task. The Goats On The Road are here to help. We’ve done it… multiple times, and in this section you can get a little help from experienced travellers. Even if you’re already experienced, you’ll still find some new ideas here.



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7 Tips To Save $15,000 For Travel in Just One Year

Saving money isn’t always easy, but even if you think that you can’t save a penny, you probably can. All you have to do is limit your spending, record your earnings and employ some simple tactics to keep your money working for you and growing as much as possible. In this article, I’m sharing 7 ...
How To Provide Proof of an Onward Flight

7 Best Ways To Provide Proof Of Onward Travel

An ever-growing number of countries around the world are now requesting proof of onward travel for all visitors entering their borders by land, sea or air. This poses an obvious problem for spontaneous travellers, gap years and backpackers everywhere. “I don’t know where I’m going next, so I don’t want to book an onward flight ...
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7 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Backpacker’s Budget

It’s difficult to maintain a healthy diet when you’re presented with new, exotic foods and tasty treats. When it comes to your health, backpacking poses more of a challenge than traditional travel, as you’ll most likely be on a tight budget. Food items that are higher in fats usually come cheaper than the healthier ones ...
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Trusted Traveler Programs: How To Decide Which is Right For You

The United States Department of Homeland Security offers five Trusted Traveler Programs to speed up the process through security, border checks, and immigration. This guide walks you through each program and will help you to decide which is right for you. Imagine arriving at the airport and going through the security line in only five ...
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Best International Travel Insurance For Travellers & Digital Nomads

Unless you don’t mind shelling out thousands of dollars if (when?) you get in an accident while travelling, having international travel insurance is definitely a good idea. Most people purchase cheap travel insurance (without knowing exactly what’s covered), or end up not purchasing any due to how difficult it can be to understand insurance policies…why ...

Top 10 Unique Airbnb Rentals Around The World

Since Airbnb was founded in San Fransisco in 2008, people have been taking advantage of Airbnb rentals all around the world. But not all Airbnb rentals are created equal. Some of them are so outlandish, so funky and so cool that they almost warrant a trip to the destination in their own right. Never before would ...