I Choose Travel Over Children

As I scrolled through Facebook yesterday (Christmas), I saw a lot of happy smiling children with their new gifts. I saw families with tons of love for these children. I saw an amazing day for families.

I also saw a giant “Price Tag” on how much that Christmas costs parents. I saw kids with an Xbox, PS4, WiiU, iPhone, iPad, Laptop, and so on. When I saw these things, my first thought was, “that’s the price of a round-trip ticket to Mexico City!”

I guess it is the Wanderer in me that makes me compare prices of things to airline tickets. When I purchased my iPhone 6, I knew that I could go to Ireland for that cost, but I chose the phone instead.

That’s the thing for people with a travel “addiction” like I have, you begin to equate costs to adventures, expenses against the options of meandering across the globe.

You make lifestyle decisions based on what your goals are and what experiences that you choose to enjoy. Continue reading I Choose Travel Over Children

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It’s Your Fault That You Don’t Travel the World – You Choose Not To!

Sitting on top of the world!

“You’re SO lucky that you get to travel the world!”

“Not everyone can just drop what they’re doing and hop on a plane like you do.”

“I want to some day, but I haven’t had the chance to travel.”

If I got a dollar for every time I heard these sayings in one form or another, I’d have a plane ticket to Bora Bora bought and paid for!

Everyone has an excuse for not traveling. Many even have animosity towards me for doing all of the traveling that I do. I sense the negative vibe in their tone and how they say things like, “We all aren’t you, Will. We cannot just up and leave.”

Well guess what? YOU CHOOSE TO NOT BE LIKE ME! There, I said it! Better yet,

YOU CHOOSE NOT TO TRAVEL THE WORLD! Continue reading It’s Your Fault That You Don’t Travel the World – You Choose Not To!