long-term travel

I don’t. For a long time, I’ve worked in non-profits and barely made ends meet. I do have a small savings, but what I use
There's an endless list! I'd like that to be my post too! In peak season, an average flight to Barcelona costs $75. So If
Not exciting! But maybe that's just me! I did some research and found my niche as a Business Analyst - which involves a lot
Hello there! Today I am going to talk about something that has been on my mind lately. I see so many posts along the lines of "How I quit my job to travel" and it has been troubling me.
But for the rest of you who are getting mystified by bloggers and long-term travelers who advertise "just quit your job and
Embarking on a long-term trip is both exciting and daunting. It takes a lot of planning ahead, calculating things like budgets and the money you have in various currencies, and pushing the boundaries of your suitcase (and own willpower), in order to have everything sorted for a year-long journey around the world.
I recognize it is far easier to be the one going than to be the one left behind. I sympathize with them. But I do not feel it fair to call my decision, or me by extension, selfish. On the contrary, I believe what I am doing is empowering those I know and am soon to know to go out and live their dreams.
Backpacks also hold different capacities and you want to take the length of your trip into consideration before purchasing
The warm climate, clean air and wide open spaces all aid in enticing foreigners such as myself half way across the globe, however I just couldn't fathom how I should go about getting an invite into a Kiwi's burrow?
At first glance, it may seem close to impossible to save enough money to travel for an extended period of time, but it can be easier than you think if you are willing to make some short-term sacrifices with an eye toward your long-term goal.
Best as we can recall, only three people didn't like living on an island full-time: Robinson Crusoe, Tom Hanks and Gilligan. For the rest of us, the idea of a home with a water view in any direction is the ultimate dream.
Traveling alone, whether you're a man or a woman, is one of those taboo things for some people and is the most adventurous way to travel for others. It can be the single most rewarding travel experience that you will have or it can be lonely and depressing. It's all what you make of it.
Perhaps now is the time to start listening to those well-meaning folks who say such frivolous things like, "There's no time like the present."
Do you travel as often as you please? Would you hate me if I told you that I did?
As I embark on my latest adventure abroad, I'm mentally preparing myself to do without all the things I miss most when I travel.
Interesting shapes or places on a map frequently move us to go and see what's there. It might be an island, a peninsula, an isthmus, a continent. For Loreen Niewenhuis, it was Lake Michigan.
I wondered what motivates other people to get up, quit their jobs, and travel the world. So I asked. And here is what people said.
In the summer of 2006, at the height of my career, with three Emmy-awards on my shelf, I slammed on the brakes. I quit. I gave it all up to travel the world. And I don't regret it one bit.
It's scary leaving everything you know and heading off into the unknown. However, once you look at why you are afraid of doing it, you'll realize there's no reason to be scared. You can travel.
On the surface, I should be nothing but excited. So what am I anxious about?