“Escape the Rat Race” Case Study – Megan Jerrard – Mapping Megan

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Megan is a 31-year-old travel addict, an outdoor adventure enthusiast and adrenaline junkie with an incurable disease called “the travel bug”. An Australian lawyer and journalist, who gave up both career options to pursue the digital nomad lifestyle, her passion for traveling and writing overtook her desire to sit in a corner office, and instead, …

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Adventure Quotes: 158 Perfect Travel Captions for Instagram (+ Shareable Images)

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WARNING: THE ADVENTURE QUOTES YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ MAY CAUSE SEVERE CASES OF WANDERLUST. SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE IMPULSIVE FLIGHT PURCHASES, TRAVEL PLANNING, AND OTHER WANDERLUST-INSPIRED BEHAVIOR. IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS, DO NOT CALL A DOCTOR. INSTEAD, PACK YOUR BAGS, HEAD TO THE AIRPORT, AND LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN! So you’re …

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18 Best Travel Blogs To Help You Escape the Soul-Sucking Rat Race

“UGGGH! MY BRAIN HURTS! Mitch, there’s like eleventy-million travel blogs out there—how do I know who to listen to? I just wanna learn how to ditch this soul-crushing 9-to-5 so I can go explore the world…is that too much to ask?? Oh, and I don’t want FLUFF either. (Ain’t nobody got time for that). I …

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“Escape the Rat Race” Case Study – Nora Dunn – The Professional Hobo

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Nora Dunn – aka The Professional Hobo – packed up her life and sold everything she owned (including a busy financial planning practice) in 2006 to embrace her dreams of long-term immersive world travel. She’s as surprised as anybody that she really truly made a go of it and traveled full-time for 12 years! She …

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15 Safety Lessons Learned from Terrifying Travel Experiences

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“Mitch, world travel looks like the shiz. I want need some adventure in my life. But let’s be real—is it safe?” Great question, fam. Finding reliable travel safety advice isn’t easy. On one hand, you have the 5 o’clock news bombarding you with stories of riots, terrorism, and natural disasters—painting the “outside world” as a horrific, …

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19 Travel Packing Hacks Smart Travelers Do Differently

One of the best travel packing hacks—hide extra cash inside an empty deodorant stick

There’s no sugar-coating it. Packing is a pain in the nuts. You go over the list in your head a jillion times, but it always feels like you’re forgetting something. You remembered your extra GoPro battery, right? Your waterproof backpack cover? Your contact solution? After all, some things are impossible to find in other countries. …

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67 Resources That Reveal the Cheapest Ways to Travel (Even if You’re Broke)

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Raise your hand if you’re like me. (seriously, lift up your hand.) You’d love to travel the world… Immerse yourself in fascinating cultures… Go on a life-changing adventure… But unfortunately, all that costs money—money you don’t have. After all, you’ve got student loans to pay, a retirement to save for, adult drinks to buy…where are …

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9 Simple Money-Saving Hacks to Boost Your Travel Fund (Without Giving Up What You Love)

“How the heck do you do it, Mitch?” “Are you rich or something?” “I’d love to do what you do…but I could never afford it.” When I was traveling around the world, I got messages like this all the time from old friends I’d lost touch with. They saw my Instagram pictures and just couldn’t …

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Why I Kissed My Promising Career Goodbye to Travel the World (And Don’t Regret It)

Ever had a ‘Meh Morning’? I used to have them all the time. You know, when your alarm goes off and it’s time to get up — but you just can’t. Not because you’re too tired, but because your motivation tank is completely dry. You’ve lost the excitement that used to lift you out of …

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