I want to travel, not vacation. Not to say there is anything wrong with vacationing and tourism, but I haven’t earned a vacation yet! I am only 23 years old and have many more years before I have worked hard enough to “take a vacation'“.
With minimal money, two dogs and a tent, we were able to make it up the coast of California -- camping the entire way, even staying in a family member's backyard in LA. Below are some tips that we learned through trial and error and ballin’ on a budget!
“As an avid gym-goer and fitness enthusiast, I have faced many obstacles trying to stay fit in foreign countries. From the Middle East to Africa to South America, I have found ways of exercising without losing exploration time. With some extra planning and self-discipline, you can easily workout while in a foreign country….”
“For centuries, the idea that traveling is unsafe for women has been ingrained into societal beliefs, morals and religion. In many countries, there are laws that prohibit women from traveling without male accompaniment and/or permission….”
“ My platinum blonde highlights stuck out like a sore thumb in a crowd of hijabs and dark hair. I was the only student who didn’t live with another American roommate because there were an uneven number of students. I was the odd number.”