Do It! Travel in Your 20’s

Do It! Travel in Your 20’s
April 10 11:55 2017 Print This Article

Some people are in a rush to get everything done fresh out of high school and get their life “together” in their 20’s, but we are here to tell you to slow down and enjoy your first decade as an adult and travel. Whether you pitch in with friends to travel in RV rentals across the U.S or you decide to catch a flight to some exotic destination, traveling while you’re young is highly recommended.

5 Reasons Why Traveling in Your 20’s will Change Your Life

There Are No Obstacles

Many people will try to dissuade you from traveling in your 20’s. Perhaps parents or family and even friends will think that you’re too young to venture away on your own. You may hear all kinds of warnings and admonitions:

  1. You won’t understand the language-Young people need to live and go through foreign and unfamiliar experiences to help them grow. Some of the most interesting people that I have ever met were people who had lived in foreign countries for years at a time. It is an incredible thing to see the world through different eyes, which is why spending time during your youth to travel can help shape you into a well-lived and thoughtful individual. It won’t matter if you aren’t that fluent in the language, you will learn as you go.
  2. You’re wasting your time-Life is long and yet it is also short and this juxtaposition is why you should realize that your 20’s are a great time to see the world and visit the places that you have always dreamed of seeing.

Whether you grew up wanting to see Paris and live its romance or you have always wanted to visit some of the most incredible national parks in the U.S on a road trip, living these experiences while you are young and healthy will not only be something that you will enjoy, but it will also provide you with experiences that will positively mark your life, forever.

3.It is too dangerous-Guess what? It really may be dangerous and you may come face to face with challenging situations, but these experiences will teach you how to find solutions and will help you to “grow some balls,” so to speak.

4.You don’t have as much money as you will when you are older-Yet another doubt that may be true, but the truth is that it doesn’t take as much as you may think to experience an amazing trip. True, you may not be staying in the most luxurious hotel in Switzerland or renting the most expensive yacht on the California coastline, but you don’t need to, to enjoy a trip of a lifetime.

5.You should be advancing your career, not backpacking around Europe-I’m all for advancing careers, but something people may not tell you is that:

  1. There is time for this. Trust me.
  2. Your travel experiences can provide you with knowledge and experience that you can use in your career.

Youth is a time to enjoy life while you have the energy and time. Life happens and you may find that the future you planned for travel is now filled with a mortgage and children. Take advantage of being able to make mistakes, go a little crazy, and GO on that trip of a lifetime.

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