In 2002 I left the UK with £150 and stayed away for a year. It wasn’t by choice I had rented out my house and days before I moved out and they moved in the heating system broke.
I had to use everything I had saved to replace it and even after a Christmas stop with a family. Where I worked double shifts in a bar throughout the holidays by the time I bought my first one-way ticket I had £150 left.
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