How to Avoid the Rat Race

How to Avoid the Rat Race

There’s a lot of information out there about escaping the Rat Race, but what about knowing how to avoid the Rat Race altogether? If you don’t get stuck in the Rat Race to begin with, you won’t have to escape it later. Makes sense. The choices you...
Escaping the Corporate World: 3 Things to Do

Escaping the Corporate World: 3 Things to Do

You’ll certainly have a lot of things to do when escaping the corporate world, but these three mindset-based approaches will set you up for success. How to Escape the Corporate World The best ways for escaping the corporate world are: Bend your reality by...
3 Things That Happen When You Leave a Job to Travel

3 Things That Happen When You Leave a Job to Travel

Before we talk about what happens when you leave a job to travel, first know that it’s never too late to make your escape. As the old proverb goes: The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time to plant a tree is today. I didn’t leave a job to...
5 Things to Know Before Traveling Long Term

5 Things to Know Before Traveling Long Term

Well, really there are a lot of things to know before traveling long term. But in this post, we’re going to focus on five of my favorite things you should know before hitting the road for an extended bout of independent travel. Most travelers, myself included,...
Talking With Your Family About Travel

Talking With Your Family About Travel

Today, we’re going to cover the right way to approach talking with your family about travel. Extensive world travel is one of the fastest ways to achieve personal growth. That said, unfortunately, someone always gets left behind. Some of these loved ones and closest...
How to Beat Travel Stress on a First Trip

How to Beat Travel Stress on a First Trip

I learned how to beat travel stress on a first trip the hard way. My first solo vagabonding trip (and first time out of the United States) in 2006 started with a one-way flight to Bangkok. I didn’t have a plan, smartphone, or guidebook. As a complete newbie, I thought...