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Couple Saves $40,000 to Travel Around the World in One Year

With great wanderlust comes great budgeting responsibility.


It has become increasingly common among millennials to include travelling around the world in their bucket list; after all, there is no harm in dreaming. The challenge, however, lies in the planning stage. The logistical aspect of a trip can be a nightmare, especially since travelling and coordinating accommodations across the globe aren’t that easy and cheap.

Mark and Britnee Johnston were a young couple from Utah looking for a change in their monotonous daily life. Like all other young professionals who were bitten by the travel bug, they saved vacation days in order to visit other countries. After a year of saving leaves, they finally had the chance to go to Vietnam – but only for two weeks. Mark said,

When we got home we were somewhat unsatisfied, we were left craving for more.”

Deciding to take on the risks rather than regret it later, the couple decided to pay off debts and save enough money for  a year of travelling. They agreed on saving US $20,000 each to cover all their travel expenses – from hotel rooms and visas to food and sightseeing expenses. According to the couple, they saved separately in order to balance accountability and foster competitiveness with each other.

After months of detailed (bordering on obsessive) planning, the couple left for their first destination – Japan. in Tokyo!

Photo credit: Mark Johnston
Living on a tight budget, they had to settle with renting small rooms. in Tokyo!

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They also visited several places in China.


Photo credit: Mark Johnston
Photo credit: Mark Johnston
After touring Japan and China, they took the Trans-Siberian Railway to Mongolia and Russia…


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…then proceeded to Europe.

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Photo credit: Mark Johnston


Photo credit: Mark Johnston
Next stop: Southeast Asia


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Photo credit: Mark Johnston
They spent the last leg of their travel in South America.


Photo credit: Mark Johnston


Photo credit: Mark Johnston

Since arriving from their trip, the couple has found a better apartment and both have landed full-time jobs as well. They are again saving money for their next trip – this time, for a beach getaway on winter.

Source: ForbesThe Johnstons’ One World One Year



Domain Owner is Offered Big Bucks After Kanye Announced His Plan to Run as US President

Many people are interested in buying the domain from him, but would they really vote for Kanye?

Four months before Kanye West declared his intentions of running in the 2020 presidential elections, Tramall Ferguson, a 24-year-old fresh graduate, had already bought a few domains on a whim. Unbeknownst to him, one of those domains is about to make him rich.

Several domain buyers offered Ferguson more than $80,000 for domain he purchased last April. The frenzy occurred less than 24 hours after Kanye made that shocking announcement during the VMAs.


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Shocking Footage Shows Homeless Man Sacrificing His Own Life to Save a Hostage

This story just proves that bravery and sacrifice can be seen in the most surprising circumstances.


Every day we hear stories of people doing heroic acts of bravery, be it taking care of someone they're not even related to, or just a simple deed that might be a lifesaver for others. But to risk your own life to save that of another - this is one of the ultimate acts of bravery and sacrifice man can ever do. Which is exactly what 61-year-old Francisco Erasmo Rodrigues de Lima did, a homeless man from Brazil, when he sacrificed his own life to save that of a woman he didn't even know.

The hostage taker held a woman at gunpoint in front of a church in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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Meet Kristina Pimenova, “The World’s Most Beautiful Girl”

She truly won the genetic lottery!

All children are beautiful. As far as a parent is concerned, his or her child is the most beautiful of them all. But let's face it, there are children who are blessed with such extraordinary good looks that they are able to capture worldwide attention.

At the tender age of 9, Kristina Pimenova has reached supermodel status and has thousands of Facebook and Instagram followers. This is the face now hailed as "the world's most beautiful girl".

The face of an angel...


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