I’m About To Travel The World Alone… And I’m Absolutely Terrified

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Traveling the world doesn’t just happen, I’m not just lucky – I worked hard and made many sacrifices to bring this dream to fruition, but often people seem to think I’m just lucky and that all this just fell in my lap. No way.

I quit my job. I ended my relationship with my partner. I moved back in with my parents. I saved every dollar I could. I sold/donated the vast majority of my material possessions. I canceled my cell phone. But most of all, I’m about to leave behind all of my friends, my family and my home for the last 22 years. Continue reading

We Are the Wanderers

Now that my departure date is looming near, I’ve become more and more vocal with friends, family, co-workers and even strangers about my upcoming adventure. I eagerly tell people about my plans when they ask because I’m beyond excited about the fact that I’m actually following my dreams. The conversation usually goes something like this:

Them- “Oh, you’re leaving Yellowknife? Where are you going?”

Me- “I’m going traveling!”

Them- “Oh how exciting, where?”

Me- “The world!”

The conversation then goes either one of two ways:

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