One of the biggest problems with launching your dream adventure is saving enough money.
So here is an easy way to get saving. It requires zero willpower or organisational skills. And it shouldn’t cause too much daily hardship in your life either.
- Start a new bank account. This is the only hassle of the whole plan. And it’s not much of a hassle at all. I set up a new account with Smile in under 15 minutes.
- Set up a Standing Order from your main bank account to the new account. Each week transfer £20 to the new account. (If you can’t afford £20 a week even after cutting out your daily cup of coffee and a couple of beers here and there then choose a figure you can afford. Just don’t use this as an excuse to do nothing at all.) The important thing is to choose an amount that you can spare without much stress or worry.
- Persuade a friend to do the same.
- The hardest part is over. This is such a painless way to raise £1000 of money for your adventure in just one year. Now it is time for the second phase of the scheme:
- Tell everyone that in one year’s time you are going to cycle to Sweden or run to Romania or hitch-hike to Hanoi.
- You now have one year to sort out every aspect of the adventure (commitment, equipment, fitness, time off work).
Is money the biggest obstacle to your adventures? If so, you’ve just gone a long way to overcoming it.
Dream Big. Start Small… but Do Start.
My new book, Grand Adventures, answers many questions such as this. It’s designed to help you dream big, plan quick, then go explore. There are also interviews and expertise from around 100 adventurers, plus masses of great photos to get you excited.
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Thank you so much!