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The Hardest Part Of Traveling No One Talks About

The Hardest Part Of Traveling No One Talks About
You see the world, try new things, meet new people, fall in love, visit amazing places, learn about other cultures – then it’s all over. People always talk about leaving, but what about coming home? We talk about the hard parts while we’re away – finding jobs, making real friends, staying safe, learning social norms, misreading people you think you can trust – but these are all parts you get through. All of these lows are erased by the complete highs you experience. The goodbyes are difficult but you know they are coming, especially when you take the final step of purchasing your plane ticket home. All of these sad goodbyes are bolstered by the reunion with your family and friends you have pictured in your head since leaving in the first place. Then you return home, have your reunions, spend your first two weeks meeting with family and friends, catch up, tell stories, reminisce, etc. You feel angry. This is why once you’ve traveled for the first time all you want to do is leave again. Related:  Content MKTtravelmyrantha

10 Words Backpacking In Thailand Changed for Me Things change when you travel. There’s no doubt about that. But when you leave, you figure you have all the basics figured out – until you enter a country that’s so foreign to you that you have no choice but to sit up, pay attention, listen and learn. I spent nine months overseas, mostly in Australia, but my two weeks in Thailand are what stayed with me the most. 1. Luxurious Before Thailand: Walking into a huge, clean hotel room with a gigantic bed and big fluffy pillows. After Thailand: Walking into a bathroom and seeing toilet paper. 2. Before: The movie Hostel. After: A home base, immediate friends, a bar, a library, a giant database for new places to visit supported but outrageous stories told by firsthand experience. 3. Before: Someone who has been in your life for years, seen you at your worst and still loves you anyways. After: The first person you meet in your hostel that wants to share a beer and doesn’t try and steal your wallet. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

52 Week Money Saving Challenge Ever thought about going on that exciting ski trip to the mountains or that relaxing vacation to a spa resort, but didn’t quite manage to save the money for it? Now you can stop daydreaming about lounging at the Sun with a refreshing glass lemonade in your hand, and really live this experience, with the help of this simple project. It’s not that people don’t want to save up, but they aren’t encouraged to do so in a creative way. Well, if you find yourself in this case, you don’t have to worry any longer for a solution, as we have an ingenious money saving idea for you. • a jar; • a piece of white paper; • a ruler and a marker (or) a printed template; • a pair of scissors; • transparent tape; The process is very easy, but the creativity of the result is what will keep you saving money as much as 1400 $ after a year. photo source:

16 People On The Most Important Thing They’ve Learned Up Until Now Instead of creating a list of my own life lessons, I thought I would compile a list of what the people around me had to say. So I asked the question, “What was the most important thing you’ve learned in life until this point?” 1. Celeste, 24 As you get older, your interests will continue to change. 2. I would say… You can’t make everyone happy, and the sooner you accept that the easier life’s gonna be. 3. The power of WORDS. 4. We have the individual power to overcome hardships. 5. No long texts should be sent after 2 am. 6. Everybody lives their own hell. 7. The secret to happiness is accepting yourself. 8. When you’re feeling down, your family is always there to help you even if you don’t think you need their help. 9. The most important thing is: there is a God, and He created this magnificent universe, too complicated to fully understand, and too cast to comprehend. 10. Follow the rules and treat others the way you want to be treated. 11. 12. Don’t talk about friends with other friends.

Travel Cheap And Travel Young: 10 Countries You Can Visit On A College Budget With the travel season upon us, it’s time to begin exploring again and creating memories that last. Like everyone else, I’m pretty much broke and can’t afford to go on a luxury trip across Europe, but just because the university takes all my cash doesn’t mean I can’t still travel. Here is a list of 10 countries that rank on the low-end for cost right now: Bolivia Home to many activities and sites, this cheap country will have you living like a king for less than you would think. Thailand Thailand has been trying to revamp its tourism as of late and many tourism companies have been offering excellent deals. If you are open to bunks, you can easily get by for an entire day on that price. Greece With the state of the economic condition in Greece, prices are low and the tourism will help bring in some more much-needed money. This is one of the best locations in all of Europe for cheap travel. Spain Spain is having similar issues to Greece and could use the extra money from tourism. Costa Rica Vietnam

22 señales de que definitivamente naciste para viajar ¡Me sentí identificada con todas! Si bien todos somos únicos y diferentes, hay ciertas características que nos hacen similares a otras personas con los mismos intereses. En este caso no puedo coincidir más con las siguientes 22 señales que demuestran por qué naciste para viajar. Creo que todos aquellos con el gen de la pasión por los viajes se sentirán identificados: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. Visto en MatadorNetwork.

15 Smart Things Every 20 Something Should Do To Get The Most Out Of Life 1. Travel Whether you grew up in a big city or a small village, you have been stuck with certain ideas and attitudes. Traveling the world can open your eyes to new ways of thinking, being and help you broaden your horizons. Even if you have no-one else to go with, grabbing your backpack and going it alone will only encourage you to engage with local culture and people more. 2. When you’re a kid, it can sometimes all be about flashing the cash, particularly if you’ve listened to too many rap songs. 3. As teens, most people wanted desperately to fit in and be just like their friends. 4. In your teens, your body will take a lot of abuse. 5. Do you seriously want to live in a virtual world, or would you prefer to actually engage with real people and live a real life? 6. 7. Some people like to cause drama for the sake of it. 8. 9. 10. By your 20s, you should have started to notice certain things about yourself – things that make you happy, people you admire. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

It’s More Difficult To Jump Than To Fall: Failure Is The Easy Part How amazing would it be if winning were easy? Winning, coming out on top and considering yourself successful all take much effort. In fact, if winning isn’t a challenge, then you didn’t really win, did you? The outcome of any competition doesn’t matter quite as much as the challenge that the competition presents, as well how we face that challenge. Did we meet it head on? There are several points in our life when we reach such a chasm. The chasm’s width depends on the challenge at hand. Life’s chasms come in all different shapes and sizes. The distance from one side to the other is the distance you are going to have to jump in order to make it to the other side successfully. The question is whether or not you’re willing to jump it. There is always a chance that you won’t make it over. The larger the chasm, the more chances there are for you either to make a mistake or for the world to screw things up for you. You either have to get across, or make it back down to the ground.

10 consejos para prevenir al odiado jet-lag tras un vuelo Olvídate de la descompensación horaria. Todos quienes han llegado a un nuevo destino con una gran diferencia horaria en comparación a la ciudad donde estaban, han experimentado en mayor o menor grado una alteración en su ritmo biológico. Los médicos lo llaman “disritmia circadiana” o “síndrome de los usos horarios”, quienes no lo conocen a menudo lo confunden con “cansancio”, “fatiga”, “irritabilidad”, “jaqueca”, “insomnio” y/o “malestar estomacal”. Pero todos los viajeros saben que estos síntomas corresponden al molestoso jet-lag. Si bien la mayoría sabe cómo identificarlo, gran parte no sabe cómo prevenirlo. Algunos incluso creen que es imposible, pero la realidad es que se puede disminuir considerablemente con algunas sencillas medidas. A continuación te dejo 10 cosas que puedes hacer para no sentirte fatal al llegar a tus ansiadas vacaciones: Un par de días antes del gran viaje 1. 2. 3. Durante las interminables horas en el avión 4. 5. 6. 7. En el destino con el que llevas meses soñando

22 maps and charts that will surprise you by Ezra Klein on March 11, 2015 A good visualization helps you see what the data is telling you. The best visualizations help you you see things you never thought the data would tell you. These 22 charts and maps were, at least for me, in that category: all of them told me something I found surprising. Some of them genuinely changed the way I think about the world. More than half the world's population lives inside this circleThis map can be summed up quite simply: a ton of people live in Asia. Here a few surprising things you should know about America's oh-so-dysfunctional health care system. Correction: A previous version of this article identified Per Square Mile as One Square Mile.

6 lecciones que aprendes al viajar y que nunca te enseñarán en la universidad Artículo escrito por Ryan O’Rourke, Editor y Fundador de Treksplorer. Viajar versus la universidad: el eterno debate sigue sin un ganador definido. Enfrentada con alzas en los aranceles y un mercado laboral muy poco gratificante, muchos aspirantes a universitarios están desechando sus libros y sus apuntes, por guías y mochilas de viaje. Pero, ¿es acaso poner tu futuro en pausa por un año de viaje? A pesar de que las dos opciones tienen sus pros, existen algunas cosas que simplemente no aprenderás de anotaciones en una atestada clase. ¿Peleas con la decisión entre viajar y la universidad? 1. Nadie lo puede negar. Viajar puede convertir introvertidos en extrovertidos, dar confianza, y crear adictos a la adrenalina. ¿Quieres ver de qué estás hecho? 2. Independiente si vives en Nueva York, Dubai o Karachi, los seres humanos están impulsados por los mismos deseos. El bien es más fuerte – y prevalece más- que el mal. 3. Todas nuestras vidas nos dicen que somos especiales. 4. 5. 6.

Leer las ciudades Muchos libros han reconstruido ciudades enteras, ya sea de madera puntual y precisa o de modo imaginario. Las fabulaciones fantásticas de Italo Calvino en su libro Las ciudades invisibles construyen urbes a partir de conceptos filosóficos, que son descritas (ficticiamente) por Marco Polo a Kublai Kan. La ciudad de París, en cambio, es trazada de forma exacta, pero bajo el capricho de Julio Cortázar en Rayuela. Un libro hermoso que recupera un diálogo en el que un arquitecto seduce a su interlocutora a partir de los edificios del Berlín comunista es En la ciudad del mañana, de Brigitte Reimann y Hermann Henselmann.

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