Editor’s note: Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is, at the moment, something of a gold rush. Like all gold rushes, some people in it will make their fortunes, while others will lose their shirts. Matador Contributor Will Hatton is in the former group. Here, he explains how he did it. We urge caution to any traveler who is looking towards cryptocurrency to fund their travels — there are some signs that crypto is a bubble, and even at its best, it is a very volatile investment. So we don’t suggest doing as Will did, and putting all of your money into it. Diversify and keep yourself safe. But, if you’re willing to take some risks, learn from Will: here’s how one traveler made his fortune on cryptocurrency.
Nearly a decade ago, I hit the open road in search of adventure. I traveled on a budget of just $10 a day, and......