Julie Laughlin

Globe Trotter, Picture Taker, Story Teller
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Taking on the World, One City at a Time

I’ve always been travel minded.  From a young age, I was interested in other countries and the cultures they bestowed.   I would delve right into any travel guide or article I could get my hands on.  

Over the years I worked at saving to make my dreams of long-term world travel come true.   Many things inspired me and solidified the importance of travel in my life. 

Now that I am passionately forging my way through the world one city at I time I have found my place in the world and it’s definitely not in one place.  Follow me along this journey for inspiration, tips and hilarious stories of misfortune, accomplishment and hurdle hopping. 

Travel History

My world travel began in Asia on 21 February 2018 with Bangkok, Thailand as my first touch down.   Every day I add to my numbers and my overall accomplishment of seeing it all.   Simply because everywhere is on the list.




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recent travels

My latest and greatest.  Enjoy!

How I Saved For Long Term Travel

How I Saved For Long Term Travel

I get a lot of people asking me how I earned, saved and budgeted for my long term travel.  I get questions like "how do you make money while you travel?" or "did you win the lottery?"  Also, I hear a lot of "how much money did you start with?" and "what's your daily...

The Making of a Travel Addict

The Making of a Travel Addict

People ask me all the time about how I became a travel addict.  Why did you leave?  Was it because you had a broken heart?  How could you sell everything?   What will you do when you return?  What about your job?  Why would you travel alone?  Are you running away from...

Working Nomads- How To Be A Digital Nomad

Working Nomads- How To Be A Digital Nomad

Have you ever seen an image like the one above and been like "how the F do I get to that?" How do I become one of those working nomads?  Well, I have, pretty recently actually.   Back in February of 2018 I quit my job, sold EVERYTHING I owned, bought a one-way ticket...

Julie's Tips & Tricks For Traveling Cheap

Budget travel isn’t for everyone.   However, for me it’s everything.  Being a full-time traveler means making every penny count.  Managing money while on the road can be challenging at times but don’t worry I can help with that.  I’ll share all my secrets on how to budget travel like a boss.

My Upcoming Trips


Thailand Islands


Travel Gallery

A collection of a few of my favorite shots.  Click to enlarge for a closer look!

Phong Nha National Park, Vietnam
Boats in bay at Koh Rong Sanloam Island, Cambodia
Cham Ruins outside Quy Nohn, Vietnam
View from Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang, Laos
Ancient Temple in Bagan, Myanmar
Yellow building in Hoi An, Vietnam

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