51 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Live A Life Of Travel


1. You don’t need to be rich to travel the world.
2. Your passport is the most important thing when you’re on the road. Keep it secured.
3. A camera is the second most important thing when traveling.
4. Quitting your job to travel the world is a terrible idea.
5. Humans in general are kind and helpful.
6. Not all Asians are from China or Korea.
7. You will never get tired of traveling
8. Your friends will be immensely inspired by your travels.
9. Travelers you meet on the road have their own unique stories to tell.
10. France has the best pastries.
11. Gelato can be a good breakfast.
12. Not all Spaniards eat paella.
13. You should know at least the basic phrases in the languages of the countries you’ll be visiting.
14. You don’t have to be obsessed with museums to appreciate arts, culture, and history.
15. Wearing the same clothes the next day without anyone noticing it.
16. The best part of your journey is when you get lost.
17. The best sunrises will be in the most unexpected places.
18. And sunsets while traveling are the most majestic.
19. Maps and offline GPS will be your best companion.
20. Most rich people aren’t happy.
21. Even the boring days can be magical.
22. You are capable of taking care of yourself.
23. We can all have the time of our life.
24. There are over 300 kinds of bread in Germany. New places are amazing.
25. When visiting Amsterdam, make sure you know the difference between coffee shop and café.
26. You will discover more about yourself.
27. Never take airport taxis.
28. Traveling alone improves your sense of direction, budgeting skills, and time management.
29. You will never feel guilty spending and indulging on food.
30. There is a specific kind of joy you find when visiting temples.
31. Life is amazing.
32. There are more to cities than what you find in a tourist guide.
33. Visiting Disneyland brings out the child in you no matter how old you are.
34. You meet your closest friends in the most random places and they are friends for life.
35. Eating fried tarantulas, bugs and scorpions aren’t awful, especially after getting drunk on local beer.
36. One night is too short for everything but you can still make the most of it.
37. It’s always important to respect other cultures and religions.
38. There is so much to see and experience that is not written in guide books.
39. Do what you want, when you want, and for however long you want.
40. People come and go on the road, but memories are forever.
41. There are so many resources for free housing and accommodations; you just have to look.
42. Facebook is the window to the other side of the world when on the road.
43. Experience is the best teacher.
44. Be early. Most tourist spots have terribly long queues and it will eat 2-3 hours of your precious time waiting. Be at the airport on time to avoid missing the flight.
45. There’s no place like home.
46. Invest in a good backpack and shoes.
47. Don’t ever go near the monkeys. Just don’t. Please.
48. Be careful, but not paranoid.
49. Thai massage really feels better than having a sex.
50. You should always be proud of where you’re from.
51. Dreams do come true. Tested and proven.