So in the last post we talked about a lack of time keeping people from living the adventurous life of their dreams. In this post we are going to explore another great big barrier- lack of money…

I get you. Adventures cost money. Big adventures cost big money. I have a huge list of all the adventures I could do right now if I had the money to do them… trekking in the Himalaya… walking along the Great Wall of China… storm chasing in America… but I can’t afford them and I’m willing to bet the you can’t either.

We are constantly being told that the cost of living is spiralling ever upwards, and it certainly feels like it. Too much month left at the end of the money, unexpected bills, going into the supermarket for a ‘couple of bits’ and coming out with a trolley load of stuff…it’s tough to save anything at all and any money you do manage to squirrel away earns a pitiful rate of interest. It’s no wonder even a small trip feels out of reach.

But being skint needn’t necessarily mean that you have to put your adventure dreams on hold- it’s time we got a little creative…

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