Long-term travel isn’t for everyone. And that’s ok. We each have our own preferences and goals, and while some of us want to travel forever, others don’t. It’s important to recognize that we each have our own travel path to walk. The first thing you need to discover is the path that’s right for you.
Sometimes your friends and family aren’t enthusiastic about your travel plans. They don’t understand and try to talk you out of going. It can be deflating and saddening. You’re so excited about this adventure and here they are, raining on your parade. Don’t let those people get you down!
Many readers reach out to me about this topic frequently. I can feel the angst in their emails and the confusion at not knowing to how deal with the situation.
Having only 3 days in a city can be tricky. There is so much to see, and you don’t want to miss out. How do you balance this, without rushing around from one activity to the next? How rushed is too rushed? Let me explain…
You might be feeling a lot of anxiety planning your trip and you might be worried about having “the perfect trip.” I’ve been there and I understand, but I can tell you from years of experience that the more you plan your trip, the more anxiety you will face. Feeling overwhelmed is natural, so here’s my advice on how to deal with it.
Traveling alone can be a big fear for people – especially introverts like me. But when you travel, you never have to be alone. You’ll meet plenty of people and in this post, I explain how.
Since the release of my book How to Travel the World of $50 A Day, I have received a lot of questions from people asking why I chose $50. The short answer? Experience. $50 per day is the amount you should budget to have a cheap but active trip that allows you to experience the places you go without blowing a ton of money. Don’t think it’s possible? Let’s take a look at the numbers…