The Cost of a Year Abroad

We are back from our trip abroad and I have a lot of writing to do! In total, we visited 30 countries. I thought I would hit this topic of price first since the numbers are all in. How much did a year of no work and all play cost? I’ll break it down here.


When we first planned this sabbatical, Switzerland was one of the countries we were most excited to visit.

Kauai, USA

This little island is packed with dramatic scenery. We explored it for three days.

Oahu, USA

visiting the Big Island for a couple days we hopped over to Oahu where our friends are (we are extremely lucky to have friends who live here).

Big Island of Hawaii, USA

In August we visited three islands in Hawaii: the Big Island, Oahu, and Kauai. Here’s a summary from the Big Island.