It’s Not Just About Travel – Here’s the Big Picture

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One thing we’ve seen drastically change within this generation are attitudes about travel. Fewer people think of it as a two-week (one one-week) excursion with a tour group, snapping photos, being pampered and attending spas. Today, travel has become a rite of passage. And that means long-term ventures, even with limited funds.

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The Myth of Requiring Wealth to Travel Rears its Head Again

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Today on Reddit an AMA (Ask Me Anything) thread caught my eye. The title was (paraphrasing) “I run a company on my laptop that’s made over 22 million in profits and allowed me to travel the world. AMA!”

This immediately bugged me. You don’t need 22 million dollars to travel the world. Good on this guy for creating such a successful business and doubtlessly ending up in the .1% of very wealthy people. However, the truth is you can travel the world on $1,200 a month, or less. I know because I’ve done it.

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Where Does One Find “Home”? A Nomad’s Dilemma

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Lately, as I consider preparing for my next expedition, I’ve been debating the issue of “home” and how it becomes an inevitable desire after spending months exploring foreign countries.

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Why Foreign Dating Can Be a Dream or Your Worst Nightmare (Contribution)

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(The following is a guest post by Sebastian Harris, writer for Elite Daily, Thought Catalog, and various other popular sites. He wanted to come by to discuss his experiences as a travel-and-dating coach. Enjoy.)

As a traveler, foreign dating is my biggest passion.

I am serious. I am one of these weird guys who just can’t stop thinking about all the beautiful women in foreign countries. It’s an addiction.

However, this concept is also very beneficial for men. In Western countries like the USA in particular, there are a lot of issues where men feel disconnected and hopeless because of their local dating scenes. This is sometimes because of a lack of available and / or quality women.

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