There is no such thing as a mistake. All of these things are simple to obtain. Trust people and you will receive free food and lodging.
While I love all my new friends I need some downtime every so often. They may stay with locals, hang out with locals, try to learn the language, or just plain move slowly enough to really live and be where they are.
That is, until Roger Bannister ran a mile in under four minutes. Travelers are there to see things, not buy them.
What does he do now? I guess you missed the 22 hour bus-ride where we took turns puking in the back because of altitude sickness and pisco-induced hangovers. But stop being hemmed in by that plan. And getting my butt kicked in Thai boxing. I can feel my impatience rise and I notice my voice gets that "what the fuck is wrong with you" tone.
Trust me, the longer you travel the less you want to carry. Leave your possessions and obsessions behind.
This is why you should also stay in hostels. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Save money, avoid burnout, do more. If you start really missing hot showers, strong coffee, Mexican food, or climate control, it might just be time, but It also turns out that a lot of Bali is a tourist nightmare from hell.
I used to be a very rigid person, but traveling has helped me expand my worldview. It may seem scary just throwing yourself out there and talking to strangers, but we are all strangers in a strange land. People watch in a public park. Well, good luck with that.
If you are hiking, just hike. You make a lot of friends. I think Tim Ferris really hit it with the concept of mini-retirements: When there is limited time, you want to try to see as much as possible and stay on track. Just make the best decisions you can today and enjoy the moment. People need fresh air, healthy food, clean water, exercise, creative stimulation, companionship, self-esteem, and a safe place to sleep.
Again, I call bullshit. If you are surfing, just surf. But after six months of moving around I was astonished to discover I was actually bored. Be frugal, but not cheap. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming on the road that even when you travel solo, you are never really alone.
But I have some serious accessories in there including 3lbs of surfing equipment for Indonesiaa 3lb laptop, as well as a GoPro video camera 0. Sure, money can allow you to do things, but once basic needs are satisfied the correlation between money and happiness seems to drop off a cliff.
This can mean moving too fast or skipping out on places just to experience the ecstasy of arrival again. A simple "where are you headed" has often turned into a new travel partner for weeks.
Go the the first big city in your destination country and hang out in the hostel lobby for a few days. You will explore new places, meet new people, try new foods, and learn things about the world — and yourself — that you never imagined were possible. In the last 12 months I learned a lot about long-term travel, what I need to be happy, and how to survive outside of the U.
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Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave their destination airport. If you're hoping for long layovers in exotic locations apply to a major airline serving long haul destinations. Five years is a long time to be traveling.
But those 5 years have been a great learning experience.
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