Watching your dollars is important for extended travel.
I have learnt some great ways to save money on accommodation – which is the biggest expense. As House sitting is not always possible and usually you are booking that weeks in advance.
A service I highly recommend and use for the bulk of my accommodation is a site call AirBnB an amazing way to travel and stay cheaply, living in peoples home, or in some cases the whole place to yourself. Check them out, they are a great organisation, totally safe and reliable You can also earn money as an AirBnB host – a great way to save for that trip overseas – Become an AirBnB Host