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You can't really find yourself if you're not willing to get lost.
Instead, working holidaymakers will be taxed at a lower rate.
Re-adjusting takes time and generally only those who have also spent considerable periods away from home will understand how you feel. Speak to these people. Laugh about your adventures over a cocktail and keep up your new habits. If you learned a new language don't let it go. If you learnt how to cook a special dish, keep cooking it. If you learned to love a new sports team, wake up at 3 am to watch those playoffs.
No matter where you are travelling in the world, you'll come across a fellow backpacker who wants nothing more than to prove they are more hardcore than you.