BMT 031: Ask Jackie Session 2

(Last Updated On: January 13, 2021)
Ask Jackie Session 2

In this second installment of the Ask Jackie sessions, we tackle the following questions:

  1. Should my girlfriend and I share a smartphone?
  2. Should we take a camera that is better than an iPhone?
  3. Should we take a camp stove?
  4. Is coffee available on the road?
  5. What about health insurance for long-term travel?
  6. I have very limited travel and work experience, is it going to be hard for me to get a job on Workaway?
  7. Have you ever gotten Japanese Encephalitis or Rabies immunizations?
  8. How expensive is it to study abroad?
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Episode 29 Show Notes

What you will hear in this episode:

Questions I answer in this episode from readers and listeners:

1. Should my girlfriend and I share a smartphone?

3:07 – short answer is no

2. Should we take a camera that is better than an iPhone?

4:12 – personal preference, I say definitely

3. Should we take a camp stove?

6:09 – not unless you’re camping all the time

4. Is coffee available on the road?

6:54 – YES.

5. What about health insurance for long-term travel?

8:01ehealthinsurance.com, insuremytrip.com

6. I have very limited travel and work experience, is it going to be hard for me to get a job on Workaway?

10:48 – No – Check out episode on Workaway or read this post about our recent Workaway experience in Mexico

7. Have you ever gotten Japanese Encephalitis or Rabies immunizations?

12:30 – No – Check out this page for help with immunizations

8. How expensive is it to study abroad?

16:42 – Expect to pay tuition plus room and board and materials. It can be very pricy, don’t forget about scholarships. My program in Costa Rica and Italy was called USAC, and my program in Brazil was Step1 Idiomas.

Read my Yahoo Travel article about studying abroad at any age.

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