Pioneering the world provides a different and innovative type of education. Traveling to other countries on a budget teaches you more than just financial skills - it helps you to build your independence, communication skills, and street smarts. The popularity of abroad travel has increased in recent years, and there are also programs that focus on teaching skills in a remote setting. There are many ways to travel on a budget, but nomads need to account for emergencies while abroad. Health insurance and last-minute tickets can add up, so it's widely recommended that pioneers have between $10,000 and $15,000 in savings set aside for emergencies before embarking on their journey.
There are also opportunities to shift the focus onto someone in need. Volunteering abroad is one of the most common things that students do during a Gap Year. Two of the most common organizations are WWOF and GoEco. More often than not, you'll receive free or low-cost housing in exchange for your work - so it's beneficial for cost-wary travellers.