I was raised to believe travel was easy and accessible to anyone who wanted to go. That has always been a grounding principle in my life. My parents showed me it was possible, traveling with three kids on middle class salaries, and difficult schedules. My first job out of school, I made $30,000 a year, lived in the New York City metro area, and had over $70,000 of student loans. And yet, I still found a way to travel. I didn’t go on every trip I wanted to, I didn’t do everything I wanted to, but I still went. You should too. Here’s my advice for how to do that.
Quick note, I am a U.S. citizen and native English speaker so a lot of the information here is geared towards fellow Americans including info on passports and travel requirements.
Step 1: Figure Out How to Pay for It
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